Among scientific and skeptical types, clowning on flat-earthers is a pastime as old as Washington Irving. But the fun isn't just in the myriad ways that you can prove that the Earth is round (er, a roughly spherical ovoid). It's also in imagining what life would be like if the Earth was actually flat. The problems start with the simple issue of gravity.
Gravity Goes Gonzo
How to Prove the Earth Is Round by Yourself
Written by Reuben Westmaas August 31, 2018
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