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  • The universe formed out of nothing. There was no time and space before the universe came into being.
     
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  • Gas and dust formed the stars.
     
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  • The discovery of speed of light allows scientists to see into the future.
     
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  • Light travels at a speed of 300.000 kilometres/second.
     
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  • The light of the sun takes 80 minutes to reach the earth.
     
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  • 9 billion years after the big bang, the earth was formed on the edge of one of the universe's galaxies.
     
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Word List: universe

    • gather(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to bring together
    • cluster(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to form into a group of galaxies or stars
    • speed of light(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the speed of electromagnetic radiation in a perfect vacuum
    • galaxy, galaxies(noun)
    • Definition:
      • collection of billions of stars, galactic dust, black holes, etc.
    • big bang, big bangs(noun)
    • Definition:
      • explosion creating a universe
    • Universe(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • sum of everything that exists
    • light year, light years(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a unit of length equal to just under 10 trillion kilometres; equal to the distance light travels in one year
    • jupiter(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the fifth and by far the largest planet in the Solar System
    • solar system(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the sun and all the objects in orbit around it
 
 

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        cluster
        to form into a group of galaxies or stars
        speed of light
        the speed of electromagnetic radiation in a perfect vacuum
        big bang
        explosion creating a universe
        Universe
        sum of everything that exists
        solar system
        the sun and all the objects in orbit around it
        gather
        to bring together
        jupiter
        the fifth and by far the largest planet in the Solar System
        galaxy
        collection of billions of stars, galactic dust, black holes, etc.
        light year
        a unit of length equal to just under 10 trillion kilometres; equal to the distance light travels in one year
         
         
         
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