1-in-4 Americans Believe Sun Revolves Around the Earth

A new survey conducted by the National Science Foundation has found that a quarter of Americans believe that the sun revolves around the earth. In the EU, 44% of residents didn’t know the basic fact about how our solar system operates. Another finding from the survey raises some different questions concerning scientific understanding though. According to Time, “only 48 percent knew that humans evolved from earlier species of animals.” Of course, considering the fact that many religious beliefs about creation counter this idea, in this case, the word “knew” is a bit misleading …

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