Astronomy current events question: transporting antimatter in a van

Astronomy 210L, spring semester 2018
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!)
Elizabeth Gibney, "Physicists Plan Antimatter's First Outing--in a Van" (February 20, 2018)
Antimatter produced at CERN will be __________ for experiments on rare radioactive nuclei. (A) transported on a van. (B) converted to dark matter. (C) launched into space. (D) accelerated with lasers. (E) stored deep underground.

Correct answer: (A)

Student responses
Sections 30679, 30680
(A) : 24 students
(B) : 4 students
(C) : 0 students
(D) : 8 students
(E) : 4 students

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