004 Is the Earth Flat?

What shape is the earth? How do we know that the earth isn’t flat? How exactly can we use objective, verifiable science to prove such a theory? In this episode, we take on flat-earthers and explain how we can prove the earth is round (technically an oblate spheroid).

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References:

Vsauce – How smooth is the earth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxhxL1LzKww

Holy Koolaid – David Avocado Wolfe takedown: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGzNXNKr19I

Rationality Rules – Debunking 9/11 conspiracies: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YhC2kwbC8M

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