Is Earth Flat Or Round? Neil deGrasse Tyson Has The Answer

Neil de Grasse Tyson slams flat earthers in epic new video

Is Earth Flat Or Round? Neil deGrasse Tyson Has The Answer

What is completely extraordinary is the fact that these flat-earthers believe that all other celestial bodies are round except for the earth. If the Earth was disk-shaped, we would see a disk shape on the Moon during lunar eclipses, and this has never happened.

Although talk of a flat Earth appeared to take off within the sports world (hello, Kyrie Irving), last year, sudden interest in the movement goes beyond 2017.

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Why are the flat-earthers on the rise?

The sassy astrophysicist has managed to tick off flat-earthers by giving a thumbs down to their beliefs in the latest instalment of his YouTube show, StarTalk, owing the falseness and ridicule of it all to a bad education system, coupled with the very-well-used freedom of speech.

It's easy to see why Clark is skeptical that anyone actually still subscribes to the flat Earth theory in light of the logic presented by Tyson.

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In the video, the astrophysicist mentions three tests to check whether the earth is flat or not.

"We have video from space of the rotating spherical Earth". One exception is asteroids, Space.com notes, and Tyson did not address this issue. This means the shadow of the Earth is visible on the Moon, and a clearly round shape can be seen while the Moon is entering and leaving the eclipse. The fact that a ship disappears from the view at the horizon proves the earth is round. The ability to think critically about evidence that's presented on various topics enables logic, and he believes that if today's students were taught to think logically, there wouldn't be so many people who still believe Earth is flat.

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I can't find more than five people who dislike Neil deGrasse Tyson, but somehow, in the past 24 hours, that number has increased.

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