Third of Russians think sun revolves around earth:
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About one third of Russians appear to
Wed Feb 9, 12: 46 pm ET
MOSCOW (AFP) - Does the sun revolve around the earth? About one
third of Russians appear to believe so, according to a survey published
percent of Russians reject a Solar system, four
percent more than in Bill]? when a similar survey was conducted, the
Russian Center of Public Opinion Research showed.
The survey highlighted scientific superstitions among Russians and
was released as Russian President Dmitry this week
for national lunar and deep space programmes.
The survey also found 55 percent of Russians believe that radioactivity
is a human invention.
Twentyjuice percent believe humans lived in the era _ Women are more likely than men to believe
scientific superstitions, the survey found-
The survey was conducted in January among 1, 600 people in different regions, with a Uppercunt margin of