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When i was a little kid, i lived in Germany, and i always thought the moon as the other side of the Earth. Everyone would always talk about the US, and that's where i thought it was. Plus we learned about landing on the moon in school, and i really had no clear understanding of flying. Pretty stupid when i look back on it.
In childhood I used to belive that we, all human live inside the earth. There is giant hole on the top of the earth and we see the stars through that hole. I used to believe that all the Rockets to Moon had to pass through that hole to go to Moon.
i used to believe the atmosphere had a door and a code like in spaceballs and when spaceships went through it they could only go through that door.
When I was 8 I've read about black holes. Black hole sucks everything... I thought it's inside my toilet.
I remember being four or younger when I first came up with this.
It worried me that the universe was infinite - or rather, because 'infinite' was perhaps not in my vocabulary, it worried me that space should be black forever. Surely it couldn't just go on being black. Everything had an end, surely... although obviously the universe didn't stop, because what would be outside it? This was my solution. After space had stretched on for a long time and way, it stopped being black, and there was a kind of barrier. After that, it was white. Then it was probably brown. And then yellow. I don't remember the exact order after that, but I suppose I assumed that you could go on inventing colours infintely, or perhaps repeat a sequence of them infinitely, and that that would resolve the problem.
I was always interested in science. Somewhere I saw a textbook with a drawing of a cannon shooting a cannonball into orbit around the earth, to explain escape velocity. I was convinced that the moon had been shot out of a cannon to orbit the earth thereafter.
i used to believe that the sun and the moon were in the atmosphere of the earth...
I used to love to stare at the moon when I was younger. My mum told me if I point at the moon, my ear would drop off / be cut off.
I had visions of a moon man (obviously with a face like the moon) coming down and slicing off my ears with his moon knife.
I'm 22 now. I still won't point at the moon.
II used to believe as a child When I laid out under the stars at night that they made a noise when Twinkeling, for years I believed it..than one day someone told me it was Crickets... that stars did not make a noise....I could not believe it...!
I used to point the torch to the sky and belived if i waited long enough i would be able to see the light of my torch on the sky..... silly me.....
I used to believe that when it is night time and the Stars are flashing, they are taking pictures of you. Then when you get to Heaven you get to see a photo album of your life under the stars.
When i was about 7. I thought that after space was a giant wall of bricks and lots of millitary guarding it. So i spent loads of days wondering what is behind this wall? My answer was: Heaven.
When I was a child I lived in the Caribbean and I loved looking at the stars. I was sure I could hear the stars twinkleing. I t was only 4 years ago when as a very grown adult my cousin Mandy took great delight in saying, " It is not the stars you idiot! It is the sounds that the frogs and the crickets are making" She was right.
I believed that when I will grow older I will be able to climb on the moon. & when I walk moon travels with me
when i was little i had a lot of snow globes my older sister told me that the earth was in a giant's snow globe and that is why we couldnt go very far in space because we would hit the glass
When I was like 4 or 5 i used to space program and in one of the show they were talking about the milkyway. After the show i want up to my mom and askd "can I go to the milkyway to get candy" I beliefed the Milkyway was made out of milkyway candy
I used to think the earth was flat.
i used to believe that the moon was the sun flipped over!!
Somehow I used to believe that this whole world is inside an Elephant's stomach and we live inside it too :). Nuts naa.
I used to believe that I was allergic to the sun, because whenever I looked at it, I would sneeze.