Our knowledge of outer space is a lot like our knowledge of history -- it's really hard to separate what we know from research from what we picked up from movies.
In both cases, this means that a lot of our everyday knowledge about space is just laughably wrong.
Yep, it's not enough for space to make us feel small -- it needs to make us feel stupid, too.
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