Which of the following are generally accepted ideas in modern science and astronomy? Put a Y by the one ones that are important in modern science and astronomy and an N by those that are not. Note 1: This question is not asking about your personal beliefs about what is true nor is it asking which ideas are accepted by some fraction of the American people. Note 2: All of these ideas have been accepted by learned men at some time and place. ____ The Earth occupies no special place in the Universe. ____ The nature of the Universe can be deduced from pure logic. ____ Now is not a special time in the Universe. The Universe is eternal and unchanging on the largest scales. ____ The Earth is at the center of the Universe. ____ The same physical laws apply everywhere in the universe. ____ Perfectly reasonable ideas that do not match observations of the universe must be rejected. ____ All things above the Earth are eternal and unchanging.

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