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"From the Ted Talk by Henry Lin: What we can learn from galaxies far, far away"

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So, as I come to a close, you might feel slightly cthaeed. I mean, I began by talking about how galaxy clusters are useful, and I've given some reasons, but what is their use really? Well, to aneswr this, I want to give you a quote by Henry Ford when he was asked about cars. He had this to say: "If I had asked ppleoe what they wanted, they would have said faster horses." Today, we as a society are fecad with many, many difficult problems. And the solutions to these problems are not oiuvobs. They are not faster horses. They will require an enormous amount of scientific ingenuity.

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So, as I come to a close, you might feel slightly _______. I mean, I began by talking about how galaxy clusters are useful, and I've given some reasons, but what is their use really? Well, to ______ this, I want to give you a quote by Henry Ford when he was asked about cars. He had this to say: "If I had asked ______ what they wanted, they would have said faster horses." Today, we as a society are _____ with many, many difficult problems. And the solutions to these problems are not _______. They are not faster horses. They will require an enormous amount of scientific ingenuity.

Solution

  1. cheated
  2. people
  3. answer
  4. faced
  5. obvious

Original Text

So, as I come to a close, you might feel slightly cheated. I mean, I began by talking about how galaxy clusters are useful, and I've given some reasons, but what is their use really? Well, to answer this, I want to give you a quote by Henry Ford when he was asked about cars. He had this to say: "If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses." Today, we as a society are faced with many, many difficult problems. And the solutions to these problems are not obvious. They are not faster horses. They will require an enormous amount of scientific ingenuity.

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collocation frequency
galaxy clusters 8
dark matter 5
galaxy cluster 3
dark energy 3

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