flat earth

  1. Mick West

    Explained: Why Clouds Appear Behind the Sun and Moon

    Sometimes clouds appear to be behind the sun or the moon in photos and videos, like the example above (source). This confuses people, as the sun is 93 million miles away, so it's impossible for clouds to be behind it. Some people take this as evidence that reality is an illusion, or the Earth is...
  2. Mick West

    What to do about the Flat Earthers? Debunk, or ignore?

    My father was a member of the Flat Earth society. He knew the Earth was a globe, but liked the idea of questioning assumptions. Like many (if not most) flat earthers he was just playing devil's advocate - for intellectual amusement, and to make a point about accepting claims on face value. The...
  3. Mick West

    Flat Earth Theory Debunked by Short Flights (QF27 & QF28) From Australia to South America

    To debunk the Flat Earth theory, you can just use Sydney to Santiago, Chile, Quantas flight 27, 7000 miles. 12 hour flight. This flight would be impossible on the Flat Earth model, requiring the plane to travel at twice the speed of sound. Santiago is the furthest south South American city...
  4. G

    Needs debunking: Video of a solar eclipse is fake because we cannot see the moon covering the sun

    A particular flat earth video calims this video of a solar eclipse taken from a space balloon is fake because we cannot se the moon covering the sun in the footage of this solar eclipse: Why dont we see the moon covering the sun in the in the video? Shouldnt we see it? Or is it because of...
  5. David Ridlen

    Earth curvature refraction experiments - debunking flat/concave Earth

    I keep being presented with 'earth curvature experiment' videos recently, by flat/concave earth advocates. It seems to be their new favorite "evidence" that Earth is not spherical. Debunking this gets into math which I stink at, regarding refraction. I would like to be sure I have considered...