1. What does Jim teach Will at the beginning of the book?
At the beginning of the book, Jim teaches Will about protons being the smallest particle in the known universe, and he tells Will that the proton cannot be destroyed and is unsmashable.
2. What does Will do every week with his friends?
Every Saturday, Will has a party with his two best friends where they play Monopoly and eat pizza together.
3. What makes Will so upset when he learns about proton decay?
When Will learns about proton decay, he is depressed because when he thought protons were unsmashable, he connected some beliefs about himself to this idea. The discovery makes him think those things about himself have changed as well.
4. What does Will know in Mr. Sigfried's class that nobody else does?
In Mr. Siegfried's class, Will knows about the new discovery of proton decay that nobody else in the class knows about.
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