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The UN designated 2015 as the International Year of Light. The closing ceremony was held in Merida, Mexico.

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A new movie tells the story of an underdog Indian mathematician.

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After top dark matter candidate fizzles out, physicists look to more exotic realms.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Images of distorted galaxies provide a new resource for studying dark matter and dark energy.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

A new study pits humans against computers to uncover AI weaknesses.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Microscopic drug-filled "balloons" can be ruptured precisely where needed.

Dave Zobel, Contributor

Our planet might not have always been the biggest rock in the inner solar system.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

The amateur playing with reigning Masters champ Jordan Spieth relies on physics knowledge and a unique set of clubs.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Assessing what the LIGO detection means for other gravitational wave searches.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

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