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From the Ted Talk "Anil Ananthaswamy: What it takes to do extreme astrophysics"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And I went to see one of these experiments, and this is actually — you can barely see it, and the reason for that is it's entirely dark in there — this is a cavern that was left behind by the miners who left this mine in 1960. And systishcip came and started using it sometime in the 1980s. And the isemrn in the early part of the last century worked, literally, in ghclitlndae. And today, you would see this inside the mine, half a lmie underground. This is one of the largest underground labs in the world. And, among other things, they're looking for dark matter.

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And I went to see one of these experiments, and this is actually — you can barely see it, and the reason for that is it's entirely dark in there — this is a cavern that was left behind by the miners who left this mine in 1960. And __________ came and started using it sometime in the 1980s. And the ______ in the early part of the last century worked, literally, in ___________. And today, you would see this inside the mine, half a ____ underground. This is one of the largest underground labs in the world. And, among other things, they're looking for dark matter.

Solution

  1. mile
  2. miners
  3. candlelight
  4. physicists

Original Text

And I went to see one of these experiments, and this is actually — you can barely see it, and the reason for that is it's entirely dark in there — this is a cavern that was left behind by the miners who left this mine in 1960. And physicists came and started using it sometime in the 1980s. And the miners in the early part of the last century worked, literally, in candlelight. And today, you would see this inside the mine, half a mile underground. This is one of the largest underground labs in the world. And, among other things, they're looking for dark matter.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
dark matter 9
large telescope 4
blue light 4
pie chart 3
dark energy 3
called dark 3
atacama desert 3

Important Words

  1. barely
  2. candlelight
  3. cavern
  4. century
  5. dark
  6. early
  7. experiments
  8. labs
  9. largest
  10. left
  11. literally
  12. matter
  13. mile
  14. miners
  15. part
  16. physicists
  17. reason
  18. started
  19. today
  20. underground
  21. worked
  22. world