It's hard to imagine microscopic concepts like atoms or distant objects like the solar system without visuals, but some of the visuals used over the years have been wrong. A lot of what most people believe about science came from school textbooks or simplistic illustrations like maps of the solar system, which are wrong. Mental Floss has been kind enough to bring us this video reviewing fifteen science illustrations you've probably seen that are wrong.
What surprised you the most? Which of them did you already know?
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