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Midday on Science

Mar 10, 2014

According to a recent survey by the National Science Foundation, about 25 percent of Americans are unaware that the Earth orbits the sun. Why many Americans still lack basic scientific facts and information, with Midday on Science contributor John "Mad4Science" Monahan.

The Mars One project aims to send four people to the Red Planet by 2023.


One in four Americans are unaware the Earth revolves around the sun.

Mars One astronauts will use a people's map of the Red Planet to navigate around.

One woman's story of why she wants to go to Mars.

Wealthy entrepreneur tries to cheat death by slowing the aging process.