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Seven new planets discovered

Published: 7.16.2017
Level 6   |   Time: 2:28
Accent: British
Source: BBC News (2.22.2017)

Seven planets similar to Earth were recently discovered in one solar system.


triangle Directions

  1. REVIEW the vocabulary / background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

triangle Vocabulary

  • startling [adj] - surprising
  • faint [adj] - hard to see or hear
  • spotted [v] - seen / discovered
  • an array [n] - a group
  • dimmer [adj] - to go around something
  • composition [n] - the material in something
  • mass [n] - weight (size)
  • a revelation [n] - a surprising and previously unknown fact
  • a solar system [n] - a group of planets and the star that they orbit
  • well over [n] - much more than
  • the sheer number [exp] - the big amount
  • the habitable zone [exp] - the area/distance that will allow life to exist
  • tantalizing [exp] - exciting
  • a light year [adj] - the distance light travels in one year
  • an ultra-cool star [n] - a star that is less hot (than our sun)
  • populace [adj] - common

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression

triangle Questions

  1. The star is stronger than our sun.

  2. All of the planets are quite similar to Earth.

  3. The planets were detected using one telescope.

  4. Scientists were able to detect the planets because the star became dimmer when the planets passed in front of it.

  5. Scientists are able to see the planets with strong telescopes.

  6. The planets are similar to Earth in composition, size and mass.

  7. All of the planets are able to have liquid water.

  8. More than 5000 planets have been discovered in the last 25 years.

  9. All of these planets are the perfect distance from their sun to be able to host life.

  10. It will take 700 years to reach the planets using our current technology.

  11. This type of ultra-cool star is rare in our galaxy.

  12. New telescopes being developed will allow us to learn more about these planets.

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