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Flat Earth

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The flat Earth model is an archaic conception of the Earth's shape as a plane or disk. ..... He did not admit the possibility of antipodes, which he took to mean people ..... She held that the B...

Why was Earth thought to be flat? - Science Questions ...

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Long ago, why did they think Earth was flat? ... But the people of his time already knew that, says Dr. Lawrence M. Principe, a science historian at The Johns ...

Who invented the idea of a flat Earth? • ChristianAnswers.Net

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Contrary to what most people think, the Earth was known to be spherical in ... In fact, not only did the church not promote the flat Earth, it is clear from such ...

Flat Earth Theory - Universe Today

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Dec 28, 2009 ... The flat Earth theory was believed by many cultures around the world ... that Columbus did not believe the Earth was flat and that this story was ... Many people who believe in the flat Earth theory turn to the Bible in order to ...

Why did people think the Earth was flat? - Ask.com

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The people who thought the Earth was flat believed so because they did not know about gravity, and assumed that the flatness was the reason they did not fall ...

The Myth of the Flat Earth - Bede's Library

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Dec 8, 2009 ... Many of us have laboured under the impression that people were ... The idea that the uncouth people of the Middle Ages thought the Earth was flat is an .... the erudition of Chinese geographers who actually did believe it.

Even in the Middle Ages, People Didn't Think the Earth Was Flat

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Jan 28, 2016 ... Even in the Middle Ages, People Didn't Think the Earth Was Flat ... Nor did this situation change much with the advent of Christianity.

Did Medieval People Believe in a Flat Earth? - European History

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People in Europe probably did believe that the earth was flat at one stage, but that was in the very early ancient period, possible before the 4th century BCE, the  ...

history - Did people think the Earth was flat? - Skeptics Stack ...

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Mar 7, 2011 ... I've heard it numerous times, that in the old days people thought that the world was flat. Most commonly I heard this in connection with the ...

Are Flat-Earthers Being Serious? | Flat Earth Society - LiveScience

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Oct 26, 2012 ... Members of the Flat Earth Society claim to believe the Earth is flat, and, ... NASA employees, they say, guard this ice wall to prevent people from ...

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Common Misconceptions: Why did people think the world was flat ...

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Today, when we have satellites that can take images of the Earth from space, no one in their right mind can believe that the Earth is flat. It seems absurd t...

People in Columbus' Time Did Not Think the World Was Flat

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May 8, 2013 ... In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue… with a whole lot of maps and information about the very round Earth. Contrary to popular belief, not ...

Busting a myth about Columbus and a flat Earth - The Washington ...

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Oct 10, 2011 ... So how did it become common thought in the 20th century that people in the 15th century believed the Earth was flat? In a 1991 book, ...