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The world: Universe


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analysis
a careful study of sth in order to exlpain it
approximately
about (SYN roughly)
carry out sth
do and complete a task
circle sth
go round sth in a circle (SYN revolve around sth)
confirm sth
say or show that sth is true or definite
confirmation
a statement or proof that something is true
discover
to find information about place or an object, especially for the first time
discovery
the process of finding information
earth
our planet
exist
to be real
experiment
a scientific test done in order to learn sth
exploration
the activity of searching and finding out about sth
explore sth
travel round a place in order to learn about it
far-fetched
not easy to believe because it is very improbable
gain sth
get more and more of sth useful, such as knowledge or experience
in other words
used to say sth in a different way
invent
create something that didn't exist before
invention
something that has never been made before
knowledge
what you know and understand about sth
moon
the satellite of the Earth
planets
an extremely large, round masses of rock and metal, such as Earth, or of gas, such as Jupiter, that moves in a circular path around the sun or another star
reach swh
arrive at a place
revolve around sth
go round sth in a circle (SYN circle sth)
rocket
a ​large cylinder-shaped ​object that ​moves very ​fast by ​forcing out ​burning ​gases
roughly
about (SYN approximately)
satellite
an object that moves round a bigger object in space; a piece of electronic equipment that is sent into space and moves around
science
a particular subject which is studied by scientific methods
scientist
a person who studies the physical world
solar system
the sun and the group of planets that move around it
space
the area beyond the earth round the planets and stars
star
a very large ball of burning gas in space
sun
closest star to the Earth
universe
the whole of space and everything in it, including the planets and stars