After 2000, some textbooks were corrected, but in many cases the corrections were minor and the books continued to perpetuate the misrepresentations.
In a press conference yesterday about the coronavirus, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo used notably religious language.
One example of fantasy science, according to Durston, is the multiverse.
These episodes will slip in smoothly in public school science classrooms, someday when all the schools reopen.
The firm belief in extraterrestrial life — a belief nearly universal in the scientific community — is an act of faith.