Is Earth Actually Flat?



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Flat Earth gravity simulation by Yeti Dynamics: user/yetipc1

Kansas flatness study: (the pancakes used in the study were from IHOP): airchives/paperair/volume9/v9i3/

the flatness of other states: technology/archive/2014/03/science-several-us-states-led-by-florida-are-flatter-than-a-pancake/284348/

"The Meaning Of It All" by Richard Feynman: The-Meaning-All-Richard-Feynman/dp/0141031441

“The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten”: The-Pig-That-Wants-Eaten/dp/1847081282

related Vsauce video, “Is Anything Real?” watch?v=L45Q1_psDqk

Minutphysics “TOP 10 REASONS Why We Know the Earth is Round” watch?v=o_W280R_Jt8

Good satirical series about how the Earth IS flat: watch?v=83aYfmZpoSs

What if Earth was a cube?

2011/09/09/if-the-earth-were-a-cube/
2011/05/q-what-would-earth-be-like-to-us-if-it-were-a-cube-instead-of-spherical-is-this-even-possible/
how-gravity-would-be-different-if-the-world-were-a-cube-1492018223
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MYTH of the round Earth:

startswithabang/2011/09/21/who-discovered-the-earth-is-ro/
wiki/Myth_of_the_Flat_Earth

Earth is round:

blog/june32012/
2011/06/how-to-estimate-the-radius-of-the-earth-with-a-lake/
web/20100331205903/~rvdb/tmp/

Varrazano bridge: phlit/

Varrazano spelling controversy: roseanne-colletti/

Flat Earth Society:


wiki/Modern_flat_Earth_societies

Wilbur Glen Voliva:

5000-for-proving-the-earth-is-a-globe/
projects/flat-earth-manifesto/
wiki/Wilbur_Glenn_Voliva

forum/?topic=61797.0#-UhWSsXYH

Flat earth map (one theory): library/

Poe’s Law:

wiki/Poe%27s_law


Science is always provisional and theories are never conclusively proven:

blog/the-scientific-fundamentalist/200811/common-misconceptions-about-science-i-scientific-proof
wiki/Scientific_method
badastronomy/2010/09/14/geocentrism-seriously/#zmSsXYF

Asimov on being “more wrong”: answersinscience/

Occam’s Razor: entries/simplicity/

Newton’s flaming laser sword: issues/46/Newtons_Flaming_Laser_Sword

Other razors: wiki/Razor_%28philosophy%29

relativistic length contractions:

I really liked this one: PVB/Harrison/SpecRel/Flash/
mmedia/specrel/
2011/01/q-why-does-lorentz-contraction-only-act-in-the-direction-of-motion/

Earth and cosmic ray perspective:

comments/97gak/in_the_reference_frame_of_a_7035_tev_cosmic_ray


wolfram contraction simulator: RelativisticCar/

Susan Haack: wiki/Foundherentism

1996 election NYT crossword:

2009/01/
uploaded/images/original/2013/2/12/