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#### From the Ted Talk by Neil Turok: My wish Find the next Einstein in Africa

## Unscramble the Blue Letters

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## Open Cloze

It was an incredible surprise to me to find out that there was actually an **____________** that cared about both **_____** of my life. Because, basically, I work as a theoretical physicist. I develop and test models of the Big Bang, using **_____________** data. And I've been moonlighting for the last five years helping with a **_______** in Africa. And, I get a lot of flak for this at Cambridge. **______** wonder, you know, "How do you have time to do this?" And so on. And so it was simply astonishing to me to find an organization that actually appreciated both those sides.
## Solution

- observational
- parts
- people
- organization
- project

## Original Text

It was an incredible surprise to me to find out that there was actually an organization that cared about both parts of my life. Because, basically, I work as a theoretical physicist. I develop and test models of the Big Bang, using observational data. And I've been moonlighting for the last five years helping with a project in Africa. And, I get a lot of flak for this at Cambridge. People wonder, you know, "How do you have time to do this?" And so on. And so it was simply astonishing to me to find an organization that actually appreciated both those sides.
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