The earliest reliably documented mention of the spherical Earth concept dates
from around the 6th century BC when it appeared in ancient Greek philosophy
Don't listen to the Flat Earth Society, they're wrong; the Earth is round. ... size, the
strength of the object can't stop the force of gravity from pulling it into a sphere.
Sonika Wonders, “Why are planets spherical and not cuboid or any other shape.”
Thanks ... Two features of Earth that determine its shape are mass and gravity.
Because the Earth is a sphere, the surface gets much more intense sunlight,
hence heat, at the equator than at the poles. On the equinox, the Sun passes ...
PBS's SpaceTime channel on YouTube has a great video on this. Imagine filling
an empty soup can with sand and standing on it. Nothing would happen.
When you see a picture of our earth from space, it looks exactly like a round blue
and white marble. When seen from further out in space (at the end of our Milky ...
Aug 19, 2008 ... Phil claims it's ridiculous to even bother rebutting the flat earth society ... This
shadow is the Earth's, and it's a great clue on the spherical shape ...
Jan 26, 2016 ... If the flat Earth would be something like a disk, those at the edge of the ... The
curvature of a spherical Earth means that sun rays will hit each ...
Earth from space Now that we have access to space, the easiest way to prove the
Earth is spherical is to leave it and view it from a distance. Astronauts and ...
Apr 16, 2014 ... We've all learned at school that the earth was a sphere. Actually, it is more nearly
a slightly flattened sphere - an oblate ellipsoid of revolution, ...