Neil deGrasse Tyson @neiltyson A Lunar Eclipse flat-Earther's have never seen 208 PM Nov 26 2017 184K 589K people are talking about this For this ThrowbackThursday post we look back at @neildegrassetyson's epic burn directed at flat Earth conspiracy theorists which he tweeted in November of last year ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ Via @inverse Here he lets the obviously photoshopped photo speak for itself The major claim in flat Earth theory of course is that it is flat During a normal lunar eclipse we look to the sky to see the moon go completely dark โ€” a consequence of the Earthโ€™s shadow blocking light from the sun from reaching the moon This is possible because the Earth is both spherical and huge If the Earth was flat the shadow it would cast on the moonโ€™s surface when it got between the sun and the moon would in turn look flat as it does in Tysonโ€™s photo This obviously is never going to happen ๐ŸŒ ๐ŸŒŽ ๐ŸŒ ๐ŸŒ You can read original @inverse article in its entirety here https-bbcin-2EPCByY PLAY NICE IN THE COMMENTS ๐Ÿ˜ science throwbackthursday neildegrassetyson flatearth conspiracytheories Meme

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