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Is the earth round or flat? How do you know? What did Adam know about it?
Sometimes skeptics call Bible-believers the “Flat Earth Society.” Would Adam be in this club? 1.646 kata lagi
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Across the board, the Mercator projection of the Earth—which has been our baseline for world maps since the 16th century—skews the actual size of countries so they look bigger (and therefore, more important than they are) when they fall within the middle of the Northern Hemisphere.
A chapter from my second book focuses on ancient and medieval endeavors to calculate the world’s circumference. The representatives of the two scholarly trends, of the “big” and “small” earth, offer their assessments, sometimes correcting their previous estimations. 113 kata lagi