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From the Ted Talk by Roy Gould + Curtis Wong: A preview of the WorldWide Telescope

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Before I icdonture the person responsible for the wwridolde Telescope, I just want to leave you with this brief thought: when I ask people, "How does the night sky make you feel?" they often say, "Oh, tiny. I feel tiny and insignificant." Well, our gaze fills the universe. And thanks to the creators of the WorldWide Telescope, we can now start to have a dgoulaie with the universe. I think the WorldWide tcolpeese will convince you that we may be tiny, but we are truly, wonderfully significant. Thank you. (Applause)

Open Cloze

Before I _________ the person responsible for the _________ Telescope, I just want to leave you with this brief thought: when I ask people, "How does the night sky make you feel?" they often say, "Oh, tiny. I feel tiny and insignificant." Well, our gaze fills the universe. And thanks to the creators of the WorldWide Telescope, we can now start to have a ________ with the universe. I think the WorldWide _________ will convince you that we may be tiny, but we are truly, wonderfully significant. Thank you. (Applause)

Solution

  1. introduce
  2. telescope
  3. worldwide
  4. dialogue

Original Text

Before I introduce the person responsible for the WorldWide Telescope, I just want to leave you with this brief thought: when I ask people, "How does the night sky make you feel?" they often say, "Oh, tiny. I feel tiny and insignificant." Well, our gaze fills the universe. And thanks to the creators of the WorldWide Telescope, we can now start to have a dialogue with the universe. I think the WorldWide Telescope will convince you that we may be tiny, but we are truly, wonderfully significant. Thank you. (Applause)

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