Particle Physics
Astroparticle Physics
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Bison
100

The heaviest and the lightest fundamental elementary particles

What is a top quark and a neutrino?

100

The visible matter in our universe is called after this particle family name.

What is baryonic matter?

100

These are the three main grasses found in the prairie at Fermilab. 

What are switch, Indian and big bluestem?

100

You pass under this sculpture when you enter Fermilab from Pine street.

 What is broken symmetry?

100

A common nickname for bison calves, given because of the color of their coat

What is a red dog?

200

These elementary particles have zero rest mass.

What is a photon and a gluon?

200

This type of matter does not emit light. 

What is dark matter?

200

This plant has big leaves in the shape of a spade. 

What is prairie dock?

200

This Fermilab artist created Fermilab’s iconic logo.

Who is Angela Gonzales?

200

Watch this part of a bison to know its mood. Low and gently swishing, a bison is calm. Standing straight up, watch out!

What is a bison's tail?

300

This particle is electron's antiparticle.

What is a positron?

300

An unknown energy that causes accelerated expansion of the universe

What is dark energy?

300

You can make a tea out of the leaves of this prairie plant.

What is bergamot?

300

This is the name of this sculpture at Fermilab.


What is Mobius Strip?

300

This president paved the way for the conservation movement, and in 1905, formed the American Bison Society with William Hornaday to save the disappearing bison.

Who is Teddy Roosevelt?

400

These fundamental particles of matter were discovered at Fermilab.

What is a bottom quark, a top quark and a tau neutrino.

400

This digital camera created at Fermilab became the biggest digital camera in the world when it entered service in 2012 at the Blanco telescope.

What is dark energy camera?

400

This plant is used for dying blue jeans. 

What is wild indigo?

400

This Fermilab sculpture is comprised of 16 stainless steel outer tubes, made from scrap cryostat tubes from Tevatron dipole magnets.


What is tractricious? 

400

Bison do this to deter biting flies and help shed fur.

What is rolling in dirt?

500

The family name of particles that are force carriers

What are bosons?

500

This phenomenon allows you to see a star that is hidden behind a galaxy.

What is gravitational lensing?

500

This plant can orient some of its leaves north-south to prevent water loss.

What is compass plant?

500

This Fermilab structure is made from  thousands of empty beverage cans.

What is Geodesic Dome?

500

This national park has the largest and oldest public herd of bison in the United States.

What is Yellowstone Park?

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