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I believed for years that the sun and moon were the same thing - it just glowed more in the day :)
I used to think the world as seen from space was just the outer shell. People, cities and even the sky were inside the globus! So then it made sense to me why nuclear rockets would destroy the world: they would shoot up and pierce the world's outer shell.
I thought the moon rose in the west and set in the east, because it was the opposite of the sun. I didn't discover otherwise until fourth grade.
I was convinced that the moon was God's fingernail, and that he grew it and grew it and finally cut it, and then it grew again.
Not my belief, but I knew someone who truly believed the sun was only bright on one side, and someone turned it around at night so we could all get to sleep. This belief was shattered on one of those evenings when you can see the moon in the sky while the sun is setting - but she believed until she was over twenty years old.
I used to believe I was the only one who could see the moon during the day because no one else ever talked about it.
I used to believe that moon tasted like melon. I still kind of believe in it:)
I used to like Neopets when I was 11 until I was around 14, and I believed that the brightest star in the sky at night was Neopia. Now I know it's Venus...I always knew it was Venus until that short time I thought it was Neopia.
Me and my friend used to believe that space was in God's belly
i used to believe that the sun was a big heater spining around
Once, when looking at a sharp crescent moon, my mom pointed at it said "Look, the Cheshire Cat!"
Of course I know better, but I STILL imagine the crescent moon being the Cheshire Cat's smile!
When I was young, my sister told me the stars get in the sky when I'm not looking by shooting out of the flowers at night! One night, I actually sat on the patio watching the flowers in our yard, waiting for the stars to come out!
I used to beleive that the northern lights were a set of lights of various colours that flew around the earth.
I used to believe that the world was solid and that the stars were the little holes that the astronauts would use to get out to outer space.
Once when i was five, i was outside and the moon was out. I would walk down our sidewalk and watch the moon from the corner of my eye. I always believed that the moon followed me. So I would run back and forth in our yard, trying to escape it!
I used to believe that the reason I always saw the moon outside at night when riding home in a car was because the moon was following us home. Stalker moon? Creepy much?
when i was little, my dad told me that the moon is chasing me..quite cool~
When I was little, my dad used to say that sometime we'd "sleep under the stars." I had this picture in my head of literally sleeping right up underneath a star, possibly in some kind of hammock-like-thing. In my head, the stars would be huge, bright and shiny, but perfectly cool. One day I asked my dad when we'd sleep under the stars, and he said something like, "We did, remember?" He was referring to a recent night when we'd all camped out in tents in the yard. I was a little disappointed, but I got over it.
i used to believe that there was a light bulb in the moon and when i grew up, i wanted to be the person that had to change it.
there was this girl in my grade 12 history class who asked the question when the class got off topic, "Is the sun like a planet, like can you land on it" me and my friends laughed so hard.