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The World ....

Started by: tonker (21748) 

.... is round!

Started: 3rd May 2020 at 01:01
Last edited by tonker: 3rd May 2020 at 01:03:30

Posted by: mollie m (6337) 

Prove it!

Wigan is in Ince!

Replied: 3rd May 2020 at 06:15

Posted by: kenee (2084)

Because

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4Msnn20clQ

Replied: 3rd May 2020 at 18:13

Posted by: bentlegs (4545)

Henery the Vlll is dead

Replied: 22nd May 2020 at 12:57

Posted by: builderboy (2229)

I think that it is an oblique spheroid. And No, I didn't Google it.

Replied: 22nd May 2020 at 16:50

Posted by: Joe Maplin (373) 

Round what ?

Replied: 22nd May 2020 at 17:41

Posted by: kenee (2084)


It's an OBLATE spheroid.

Replied: 22nd May 2020 at 17:54

Posted by: jo anne (32740) 

None of us are perfect, Kenee!

Replied: 23rd May 2020 at 12:12

Posted by: kenee (2084)

Who wants to be a millionaire?

How would you best describe the shape of the Earth?
A Obtuse spheroid
B Oblique Spheroid
C Obese Spheroid
D Oblate Spheroid

You can phone a friend.


Replied: 23rd May 2020 at 17:35

Posted by: jo anne (32740) 

I was commenting about the world not being perfectly round, Kenee.

Money may make the world go round, but I’ll happily put up with the shape it’s in if I could pocket a million. Who am I to criticise Mother Nature?

Replied: 23rd May 2020 at 18:11

Posted by: kenee (2084)

I'm sure you're not oblate Jo anne.

The oblateness is because of the earth's rotation. A point on the equator is spinning at over 1000 mph.

Replied: 24th May 2020 at 17:46

Posted by: builderboy (2229)

It is an oblate spheroid. My error. As I said I hadn't Googled it and obviously got my oblate confused with my oblique. My apologies. I shall wear my dunces cap (yet again).

Replied: 26th May 2020 at 16:10

Posted by: tonker (21748) 

Happiness is Egg-Shaped!

Replied: 28th May 2020 at 23:42

 

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