One in four Americans are unaware the Earth revolves the Sun

This NASA image shows the first color image of the Earth taken by the Apollo 8 astronauts on December 24, 1968http://phys.org/news/2014-02-americans-unaware-earth-circles-sun.html

It’s times like these I actualize a fictional nostalgic past and become reactionary…what have we come to, world?

“Just 74 percent of respondents knew that the Earth revolved around the Sun, according to the results released at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Chicago.”

My friend had a great response to the article: “Ha. Copernicus will survive!”

 

Here is the full report that most media didn’t find humanly decent enough to share.

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