Let me know what you thoughts are.
The metal is a very good conductor, and contact with it will burn you instantly. Simple answer; the curvature of the earth gets in the way. Their history extends more than a thousand years and still today globes are being produced in large numbers. There's actually very little evidence that anyone educated ever believed the world was flat.
As for Columbus, there were allegedly Bristol-based Grand Banks fishermen amongst his crew, though as I recall the evidence is inconclusive.
The answer they were looking for was Rutherford, but he DIDN'T split the atom, he just proposed a model where the components were separated in space. And the Dead Sea Scrolls changed quite a few of the then-current understanding of several passages in the bible as recorded in modern English translations like KJV.
Globes were mass produced at reasonable pricing.
The ancient Greeks, who knew the Earth to be a sphere, were the first to use globes to represent the surface of the Earth. But 'killing', 'empoverishing'? Wow I find it difficult to believe that the earth is round..
Thank you all. Where are they hiding if not on the other side of the spherical earth? But about twice a year, something special happens during the Full Moon that allows us to determine something about the shape of the Earth: Great hypothesis, Waseem, except that it's a load of hooey.
How the Earth moves, and how do we know? Colon in Spanish was born in Genua, Italy. Lookee, there is still some welfare state left.
But then we'd have to give blame where blame is due: Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by marking them offensive. Taught by Erastothenes in the library of Alexandria , Maui as a young man was put in charge of a flotilla of ships that left Cairo Egypt 232 B.
Aristarchus proposed a heliocentric model. Some thought that the sun was a flat disc and the moon was a flat disc, and presumably then thought that the earth was a flat disc too.
Only a simple knowledge. Michael Kelsey It doesnt matter what the writers of the bible thought.