Answers to Diana’s Quiz – October 8, 2016

  1. quiz15The Nobel Prize for physics, won by 3 British scientists this year, is for condensed matter physics, which is currently the most active field in this science, being described as studies in “bizarre properties of matter in extreme states”.
  2. The Windmill Theatre in London never closed during WWII.
  3. Ned Land was a harpoonist.
  4. From the Latin, a hippopotamus is a river horse.
  5. Valentina Tereshkova is the first woman cosmonaut to travel in space, in Vostok 6, launched on June 16, 1963.