It’s a widely known fact that the Earth revolves around the sun, but did you know 25% of Americans don’t know this? Recent surveys are showing that Americans aren’t too smart when it comes to science. Anthony and Laci discuss a few common science facts that a lot of people simply don’t know.
1 in 4 Americans Unaware That Earth Circles Sun
“Americans are enthusiastic about the promise of science but lack basic knowledge of it, with one in four unaware that the Earth revolves around the Sun, said a poll out Friday.”
Science and Technology: Public Attitudes and Understanding
“The heliocentric model is a theory that places the Sun at the center of the universe, and the planets orbiting around it.”
Public’s Knowledge of Science and Technology
“The public’s knowledge of science and technology varies widely across a range of questions on current topics and basic scientific concepts, according to a new quez by the Pew Research Center and Smithsonian magazine.”
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