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Physics Is a Never-Ending Puzzle

Physics rarely yields finite answers, but that doesn’t deter scientists.

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By Greg Kestin

Even as physicists uncover more and more pieces, the puzzle of the universe remains far from solved. Find out why many physicists say there will never be a "final piece" to the puzzle.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DRL-1420749. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.