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Is Earth Actually Flat?

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Published on Dec 4, 2014

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LOTS OF COOL LINKS BELOW!
Flat Earth gravity simulation by Yeti Dynamics: https://www.youtube.com/user/yetipc1

Kansas flatness study: (the pancakes used in the study were from IHOP): http://www.improb.com/airchives/paper...

the flatness of other states: http://www.theatlantic.com/technology...

"The Meaning Of It All" by Richard Feynman: http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Meaning-A...

“The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten”: http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Pig-That-...

related Vsauce video, “Is Anything Real?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L45Q1...

Minutphysics “TOP 10 REASONS Why We Know the Earth is Round” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_W28...

Good satirical series about how the Earth IS flat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83aYf...

What if Earth was a cube?

https://possiblywrong.wordpress.com/2...
http://www.askamathematician.com/2011...
http://gizmodo.com/how-gravity-would-...
http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/ques...

MYTH of the round Earth:

http://scienceblogs.com/startswithaba...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myth_of_...

Earth is round:

http://datagenetics.com/blog/june3201...
http://www.wired.com/2011/06/how-to-e...
https://web.archive.org/web/201003312...

Varrazano bridge: http://www.ljhammond.com/phlit/2012-0...

Varrazano spelling controversy: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/roseann...

Flat Earth Society:

http://theflatearthsociety.org
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modern_f...

Wilbur Glen Voliva:

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/5000-f...
http://stevelyons.ca/projects/flat-ea...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilbur_G...

http://theflatearthsociety.org/forum/...

Flat earth map (one theory): http://www.earthnotaglobe.com/library...

Poe’s Law:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poe%27s_law
http://literallyunbelievable.org

Science is always provisional and theories are never conclusively proven:

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/t...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientif...
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/bad...

Asimov on being “more wrong”: http://chem.tufts.edu/answersinscienc...

Occam’s Razor: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/sim...

Newton’s flaming laser sword: https://philosophynow.org/issues/46/N...

Other razors: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Razor_%2...

relativistic length contractions:

I really liked this one: http://faraday.physics.utoronto.ca/PV...
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/mmedi...
http://www.askamathematician.com/2011...

Earth and cosmic ray perspective:

http://www.reddit.com/comments/97gak/...
http://i.imgur.com/nfDHQ.jpg

wolfram contraction simulator: http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/Rel...

Susan Haack: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foundher...

1996 election NYT crossword:

http://www.crosswordunclued.com/2009/...
http://cdn0.dailydot.com/uploaded/ima...

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