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Here’s How We Knew Earth Isn’t Flat ?

Here’s How We Knew Earth Isn’t Flat ?

In the mid 20th century we began launching satellites into space that would help us determine the exact circumference of the earth which is 40,030 KM But over two thousand years earlier an ancient Greece man arrived nearly that exact same figure by putting a stick in the ground Batman was Eratosthenes a Greek mathematician …

Whole Earth Farms – Welcome to the Farm

Whole Earth Farms – Welcome to the Farm

These are the moments we cherish. Wholesome, down-to-earth, nourishing. At Whole Earth Farms we believe these natural moments start here with goodness from the earth. Made locally and sold locally. With the right combination of high quality nutritious ingredients. Whole Earth Farms is proudly cooked in the Central West Tablelands of New South Wales. Whole …

NASA | Aqua’s AMSR-E Scans Earth’s Water Cycle

NASA | Aqua’s AMSR-E Scans Earth’s Water Cycle

NASA satellites constantly circle the globe, using a range of ingenious instruments to monitor the weather, climate, and biosphere. But just like our eyes, there’s one thing many of them can’t do – see through clouds. Luckily there are a few instruments that are here to help. The AMSR-E instrument is a microwave radiometer That’s …

What If Earth Was Shaped Like a Donut?

What If Earth Was Shaped Like a Donut?

On our hypothetical journey, we’ve already tested out living on a flat Earth, a cubical Earth, even a hollow Earth. What do you say we try to survive on an Earth with a giant hole in the middle? Planetarily speaking, size matters, and so does shape. This is what mathematicians would call a toroidal world, …

The Great Acceleration

The Great Acceleration

Hi, this is Alex, from MinuteEarth, and this is the so-called “hockey stick graph”. You’ve probably seen it before, because Earth’s temperature has risen so fast over the last few decades that it looks kind of like a hockey stick. Except, a hockey stick is also a graph of the amount of plastic we make …