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"From the Ted Talk by James Green: 3 moons and a planet that could have alien life"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

A few months ago the friay tale came true. We announced to the world that we know what these streaks are. It's liquid water. These ctreras are weeping during the sumemr. Liquid water is flowing down these craters. So what are we going to do now — now that we see the water? Well, it tells us that Mars has all the ingredients necessary for life. In its past it had perhaps two-thirds of its northern hemisphere — there was an ocean. It has weeping water right now. liqiud water on its surface. It has organics. It has all the right conditions.

Open Cloze

A few months ago the _____ tale came true. We announced to the world that we know what these streaks are. It's liquid water. These _______ are weeping during the ______. Liquid water is flowing down these craters. So what are we going to do now — now that we see the water? Well, it tells us that Mars has all the ingredients necessary for life. In its past it had perhaps two-thirds of its northern hemisphere — there was an ocean. It has weeping water right now. ______ water on its surface. It has organics. It has all the right conditions.

Solution

  1. summer
  2. fairy
  3. liquid
  4. craters

Original Text

A few months ago the fairy tale came true. We announced to the world that we know what these streaks are. It's liquid water. These craters are weeping during the summer. Liquid water is flowing down these craters. So what are we going to do now — now that we see the water? Well, it tells us that Mars has all the ingredients necessary for life. In its past it had perhaps two-thirds of its northern hemisphere — there was an ocean. It has weeping water right now. Liquid water on its surface. It has organics. It has all the right conditions.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
solar system 9
liquid water 6
hydrothermal vents 5

Important Words

  1. announced
  2. conditions
  3. craters
  4. fairy
  5. flowing
  6. hemisphere
  7. ingredients
  8. life
  9. liquid
  10. mars
  11. months
  12. northern
  13. ocean
  14. organics
  15. streaks
  16. summer
  17. surface
  18. tale
  19. tells
  20. true
  21. water
  22. weeping
  23. world