Archive for January 16, 2005

Sound and Fury: Cosmological Constants

Alrighty then …
25% of Americans believe the sun goes around the earth.
26% of Europeans believe the Sun goes around the Earth.

Several other shocking misconsceptions (boil radioactive milk to make it safe) are also in agreement within the margin of error of the 2 surveys so iwas thinking that someone just took someone else’s numbers, but the provenance seems to be pretty rigourously documented.


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Since my new job is interesting, the frequency will drop drastically until some time in February. That is when I will receive my very own portable posting machine (laptop) which will allow me unfettered evening access to the weeb.

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