Heavenly Errors: Misconceptions About the Real Nature of the Universe

July 26, 2001

One of the biggest paradoxes of modern science is that the more we discover about the natural world, the more we come to understand that our everyday perceptions of it are incorrect. Physicist Neil Comins joins Focus today to talk about his new book Heavenly Errors, in which he identifies numerous misconceptions about the universe and addresses the errors in these lines of thought.

Guest: Neil Comins (Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of Maine; author of Heavenly Errors: Misconceptions About the Real Nature of the Universe)