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"From the Ted Talk by Lucianne Walkowicz: Finding planets around other stars"

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However, there's more to know about your parent star than just how much lhigt you receive overall. And I'll tell you why. This is our star. This is our Sun. It's shown here in visible light. That's the light that you can see with your own human eyes. You'll ncoite that it looks pretty much like the iconic yleolw ball — that Sun that we all draw when we're children. But you'll notice something else, and that's that the face of the Sun has fkelecrs. These freckles are called sunspots, and they are just one of the manifestations of the Sun's maintegc field. They also cause the light from the star to vary. And we can measure this very, very precisely with Kepler and tacre their effects.

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However, there's more to know about your parent star than just how much _____ you receive overall. And I'll tell you why. This is our star. This is our Sun. It's shown here in visible light. That's the light that you can see with your own human eyes. You'll ______ that it looks pretty much like the iconic ______ ball — that Sun that we all draw when we're children. But you'll notice something else, and that's that the face of the Sun has ________. These freckles are called sunspots, and they are just one of the manifestations of the Sun's ________ field. They also cause the light from the star to vary. And we can measure this very, very precisely with Kepler and _____ their effects.

Solution

  1. trace
  2. yellow
  3. magnetic
  4. light
  5. notice
  6. freckles

Original Text

However, there's more to know about your parent star than just how much light you receive overall. And I'll tell you why. This is our star. This is our Sun. It's shown here in visible light. That's the light that you can see with your own human eyes. You'll notice that it looks pretty much like the iconic yellow ball — that Sun that we all draw when we're children. But you'll notice something else, and that's that the face of the Sun has freckles. These freckles are called sunspots, and they are just one of the manifestations of the Sun's magnetic field. They also cause the light from the star to vary. And we can measure this very, very precisely with Kepler and trace their effects.

Important Words

  1. ball
  2. called
  3. children
  4. draw
  5. effects
  6. eyes
  7. face
  8. field
  9. freckles
  10. human
  11. iconic
  12. kepler
  13. light
  14. magnetic
  15. manifestations
  16. measure
  17. notice
  18. parent
  19. precisely
  20. pretty
  21. receive
  22. shown
  23. star
  24. sun
  25. sunspots
  26. trace
  27. vary
  28. visible
  29. yellow