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originally posted by: Sublimecraft
OK - I've got a good one:
"The only thing flat-earthers fear, is sphere itself"
month later, Foucault shared his experiment with all of Paris at the majestic Pantheon building. According to the American Physical Society, he suspended from the Pantheon’s lofty dome a 61-pound brass bob on a 220-foot cable. As it swung back and forth, the pointed end of the bob traced lines in sand that had been poured on a wooden platform. Over time, the angle of these lines changed, suggesting to audience members that the direction of the pendulum’s travel was shifting under the influence of an unperceived rotational motion—that of Earth
No math, no theories, the Earth is doing all the proving.
originally posted by: odzeandennz
The planned flights will take tourists to low earth orbit, or far enough to see an elliptical earth, since it's not going to go past orbit where the Earth would be a nice slightly oblong sphere.
originally posted by: Toolman18
a reply to: Sublimecraft
The Apollo pics of earth don't show an oblong sphere.. just a perfectly round one.
That's way too minor of a bulge in the sphere to notice with your eyes, even if you were in space looking back at the full Earth.