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Neil deGrasse Tyson
Duude — to be clear: Being five centuries regressed in your reasoning doesn’t mean we all can’t still like your music
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Andy Teal 28 Jan 16
Replying to @neiltyson @bobatl
Five centuries? I believe the knowledge of Earth's shape goes back a bit farther than that...
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Neil deGrasse Tyson 28 Jan 16
Replying to @loomborn @bobatl
Yes. Ancient Greece - inferred from Earth’s shadow during Lunar Eclipses. But it was lost to the Dark Ages
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Andrew ✌ 25 Jan 16
Replying to @neiltyson @bobatl
Instead of childish comebacks, why not answer the question? You're a "scientist" right?
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𝑘𝑖𝑟𝑢𝑡𝑖 𝑣.8.0.0 25 Jan 16
Replying to @bobatl @neiltyson
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Jason Phoenix 25 Jan 16
Replying to @bobatl
You can calculate the curvature of the earth using sticks & their shadows at Noon as Eratosthenes did
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