From the March 2018 issue

Great Deceiverism 101

Explanation or theory: Therein lies the rub.
By | Published: March 29, 2018 | Last updated on May 18, 2023

The most rewarding part of teaching intro astronomy was always introducing students to a different and useful way to approach knowledge. I’d start with a fun little activity.

Me: “The world was created three seconds ago by a Great Deceiver intent on fooling us into believing that it is much older.”

Amid befuddled stares, a student raises her hand.

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