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From the Ted Talk "Karen J. Meech: The story of 'Oumuamua, the first visitor from another star system"

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So I think 'Oumuamua probably has many more things to teach us, and in fact there might be more surprises in store as scientists such as myself continue to work with the data. More otratlynmip, I think this visitor from afar has really brought home the point that our solar system isn't aidoslet. We're ptar of a much larger environment, and in fact, we may even be surrounded by interstellar visitors and not even know it. This unexpected gitf has perhaps raised more questions than its provided answers, but we were the first to say hello to a sitovir from another solar system.

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So I think 'Oumuamua probably has many more things to teach us, and in fact there might be more surprises in store as scientists such as myself continue to work with the data. More ___________, I think this visitor from afar has really brought home the point that our solar system isn't ________. We're ____ of a much larger environment, and in fact, we may even be surrounded by interstellar visitors and not even know it. This unexpected ____ has perhaps raised more questions than its provided answers, but we were the first to say hello to a _______ from another solar system.

Solution

  1. visitor
  2. part
  3. importantly
  4. isolated
  5. gift

Original Text

So I think 'Oumuamua probably has many more things to teach us, and in fact there might be more surprises in store as scientists such as myself continue to work with the data. More importantly, I think this visitor from afar has really brought home the point that our solar system isn't isolated. We're part of a much larger environment, and in fact, we may even be surrounded by interstellar visitors and not even know it. This unexpected gift has perhaps raised more questions than its provided answers, but we were the first to say hello to a visitor from another solar system.

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solar system 16
pan starrs 3

Important Words

  1. afar
  2. answers
  3. brought
  4. continue
  5. data
  6. environment
  7. fact
  8. gift
  9. home
  10. importantly
  11. interstellar
  12. isolated
  13. larger
  14. part
  15. point
  16. questions
  17. raised
  18. scientists
  19. solar
  20. store
  21. surprises
  22. surrounded
  23. system
  24. teach
  25. unexpected
  26. visitor
  27. visitors
  28. work