Astronomy current events question: Illustris universe computer simluation

Astronomy 210L, spring semester 2014
Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

Students are assigned to read online articles on current astronomy events, and take a short current events quiz during the first 10 minutes of lab. (This motivates students to show up promptly to lab, as the time cut-off for the quiz is strictly enforced!)
David A. Aguilar and Christine Pulliam, "Astronomers Create First Realistic Virtual Universe," May 7, 2014
Astronomers using the Illustris computer program simulated how the universe:
(A) will collapse in on itself.
(B) created matter and antimatter.
(C) evolved on small and large scales.
(D) developed conditions favorable to life.
(E) has only three spatial dimensions.

Correct answer: (C)

Student responses
Section 30682
(A) : 0 students
(B) : 6 students
(C) : 16 students
(D) : 0 students
(E) : 0 students

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