Flat vs Round Earth, What do you Think?
North Las Vegas, Nevada
July 21, 2016 10:54am CST
One of the oldest mysteries is "what is the shape of earth?" Erotosten succeeded to prove that Earth is a ball measuring the angle of the sun from 2 distant locations. And nearly managed to calculate the extent of Earth. From other side Aristotel knew for the roundness of Earth, by looking at the horizon and shape of Earth's shadow at the time of the monthly eclipses. The Europeans were thinking that the Earth is flat until the end of the Middle ages. Last years, this debate is becoming again actual. Nowadays on planes and satellites are appearing new conspiracy theories that there are openings in the poles of the Earth which lead to the inside of the hollow Earth. What do you think? Flat or Round?
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• United States
21 Jul 16
It was known that the earth was round before Aristotle. An ancient text said, "He sits enthroned above the circle of the earth, and its people are like grasshoppers. He stretches out the heavens like a canopy, and spreads them out like a tent to live in."--Isaiah 40:22 It was foretold!--The Echidna, Guardians of Ga'hoole