Unscientific Americans: 1 in 4 Don’t Know Earth Orbits Sun

A survey conducted by the National Science Foundation asked Americans some basic science questions to determine American science literacy. Guess what? One in four Americans didn’t know of or hold to a heliocentric view of our solar system—they didn’t know the earth went around the sun. Who knows what these unscientific Americans actually think is going on between the earth and the sun. Perhaps they never think about it. It probably doesn’t make much of a difference from one day to the Read more […]