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Poll: Big Bang a Big Question for Most Americans

posted on April 23, 2014

Seth Borenstein and Jennifer Agiesta of the Associated Press report that a slim majority of Americans, 51 percent, question the validity of the Big Bang theory. The Associated Press-GfK poll notes that as faith in a supreme being rises, more doubt is expressed about various scientific concepts such as climate change and the age of the earth. “The poll highlights ‘the iron triangle of science, religion and politics,’ said Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication.”

Read at Associated Press