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Neil Tyson Demonstrates Absurdity of "Flat Earth"

7 Views· 07/18/22
Above All That Drama
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Neil deGrasse Tyson takes on the subject of our spherical world, and this time he has not only science but history on his side. You can learn even more at https://brilliant.org/StarTalk/.

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Hosts
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chuck Nice

Director
Dave Wiskus

Writers
PJ Scott-Blankenship, Josh Silverman

Animation Director
Bård Edlund

Animators
David Powell, Josh Sherrington

Sound Designer
Jay Pellizzi

Producers
Amanda McLoughlin, Brilliant.org, Ben Ratner

StarTalk Radio
Executive Producers
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Helen Matsos

Producers
Laura Berland, Jeffrey Lee Simons, Lindsey Walker
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About StarTalk:
Science meets pop culture on StarTalk! Astrophysicist & Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities & scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up!

#FlatEarth #neildegrassetyson #StarTalk

0:00 - Introduction
0:48 - How Physics Conspires To Make Things Round
1:31 - The History Of Flat Earth
2:05 - Evidence For The Spherical Earth
4:05 - Eratosthenes's Experiment
5:40 - How We Can Observe The Spherical Earth Ourselves
6:41 - What The Rise Of Flat Earthers Means
7:15 - Sponsored by Brilliant
8:10 - Closing Notes

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