Wednesday, January 14, 2009

How Much Do We Really Know?

Everything We Know Is Wrong

Two more reminders that a great deal of what we "know" about the world is speculative, unsettled, or just plain inaccurate:

* The settlement now called Istanbul is apparently 6,000 years older than previously believed.

* The Milky Way Galaxy is apparently 50 percent more massive than previously believed.
From Reason, Hit and Run

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