Wednesday, June 18, 2014

10 Scientific Ideas That Scientists Wish You Would Stop Misusing

#9 "One issue I often run into is that the public lacks an understanding of geologic timescales. Anything prehistoric gets compressed in peoples' minds, and folks think that 20,000 years ago we had drastically different species, or even dinosaurs. It doesn't help that those little tubes of plastic toy dinosaurs often include cave people or mammoths."

BTW io9's comments are the best.
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