Q: What method of arranging elements into related groups was invented by Dimitri Mendeleyev?
A: The periodic table.
Q: What physicist remarked: “God is subtle, but he is not malicious”?
A: Albert Einstein.
Q: What M-word defines anything that occupies space?
Q: What do you call a substance containing only one kind of atom?
Q: What teenager began studying physics after he noticed a chandelier swinging during a 1581 earthquake?
Q: What elementary particle’s antiparticle is the positron?
Q: What element comes last alphabetically?
Q: What radioactive element is extracted from carnotite and pitchblende?
Q: What American physicist pioneered the theory of “black holes” in 1939?
A: J. Robert Oppenheimer.
Q: What’s a charged atom, with unequal numbers of electrons and protons?
Q: What theory of physics proposes that energy is not transferred continuously but in discrete amounts
A: The quantum theory.
Q: What element was converted to plutonium in the first nuclear reactors?
Q: What acronyms for “Weakly Interacting Massive Particles ” and “Massive Compact Halo Objects” do physicists use to explain dark matter?
A: Wimps and Machos.
Q: What astronomical term gradually replaced the cumbersome “gravitationally completely collapsed object”?
Q: What’s short for “light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation”?
Q: What’s a single unit of quanta called?
Q: What did scientists build in a squash court under a football stadium at the University of Chicago in 1942?
A: A nuclear reactor.
Q: What’s the atomic number of hydrogen?
Q: What element begins with the letter “k”?
Q: What F-word is defined in physics as a “nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei”?
Q: What E-word was the first elementary particle to be discovered?