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Consequences of Living on a Sphere (datagenetics.com)
2 points by drharris 1942 days ago | hide | past | web | 2 comments | favorite

This is an interesting topic. I always thought it was awesome that you can estimate the size of the earth using the difference in shadow angle between two points.

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Indeed. It's something that we smart folks are aware of, but it's difficult to comprehend the effects on a day-to-day basis. Makes me wish I were a few inches taller!

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