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100

This particle is the most abundant matter particle in the universe.

What is a neutrino?

100

This object in space is so massive and dense that not even light can escape its gravitational force.

What is a black hole?

100

This caterpillar is much loved by all at Fermilab. 


What is a monarch butterfly?

100

This Fermilab director from 1967–1978 was also an artist/sculptor.

Who is Robert R. Wilson?

100

In 1974, the National Accelerator Laboratory was renamed in honor of this internationally renowned Italian physicist.

 Who is Enrico Fermi?

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

The nut produced by this tree is an important food for wildlife at Fermilab. 


What is an oak?

200

This Fermilab artist created Fermilab’s iconic logo.

Who is Angela Gonzales?

200

This scientist became Fermilab's director after Leon Lederman retired in 1989.

Who is John Peoples?

300

Quarks get their masses by interacting with this field.

What is the Higgs field?

300

This is the common name for high-energy protons and nuclei which hit the earth's atmosphere and cause showers of secondary particles.

What are cosmic rays?

300

This second largest rodent in the world, found at Fermilab, is known for building dams. 


What is a beaver?

300

Fermilab’s logo is an interpretation of these objects used for bending and focusing beams in particle accelerators?


What are magnets?

300

This president paved the way for the conservation movement, and in 1905, formed the American Bison Society 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

Edward Tufte’s exhibition at Fermilab brought these diagrams to three-dimensional life.

What are Feynman diagrams?

400

Fermilab produced a major discovery in the summer of 1977 when the first evidence for this quark was observed.

What is bottom quark?

500

This force is carried by particles called gluons.

What is the strong nuclear force?

500

The expansion of the universe was first detected by this change in the light spectrum of receding galaxies.

What is a red shift?

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

In 1992, while visiting Fermilab, this inventor of the World Wide Web made the first one-click link between the CERN server and Fermilab’s central computers.

Who is Sir Tim Berners-Lee?

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