The Earth is a sphere, a fact that dates to ancient Greece. But for a small segment of the population, this scientific fact is debatable. So-called Flat-Earthers truly believe our planet is a flat disc ringed by an ice wall. To keep up with all things flat, and round, Live Science reports on the news related to flat-Earth beliefs and the science supporting our round home.
Equinoxes would be physically impossible over a flat Earth, but that doesn't stop conspiracy theorists from trying to explain them.
Flat-earthers believe one of the most curious conspiracy theories on the internet. Here's a look at what they believe and why.
Even when there is substantial evidence to the contrary, the allure of conspiracy theories may be too powerful for some to resist.
"The flat earthers, the anti vaxxers, the anti maskers are not on board with the progress of science. And the thing is, it affects all of us," Bill Nye said.
Following the tragic death of 'Mad' Mike Hughes, we revisit the real reasons why he launched himself into the air aboard his homemade steam rocket, knowing how risky the stunt was.
A flat Earth would inhabit an entirely different physical reality than the one we know.
'Mad' Mike Hughes — a self-taught rocket scientist and avowed flat-Earth conspiracy theorist — is launching himself into the sky again.
Sign up for the Live Science daily newsletter now
Get the world’s most fascinating discoveries delivered straight to your inbox.