Boy and a planet – level 1

15-06-2015 15:00

This news is about a teenager. He is from Great Britain. He is fifteen years old. He helps at a university. He studies data.

This data is from cameras. These cameras pick up light. The light comes from distant stars. Sometimes, a planet is in front of the stars. When there’s a planet, the light changes.

The boy sees this in the data. He finds a planet like this. Experts say that he is right. His planet is 1,000 light years away. It does not have a name yet.

The boy plans to study physics.

Difficult words: data (information), pick up (to catch; to know when there is or isn’t light), distant (very far away).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

What do you think about the planet?

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