Circle or sphere?
For centuries, until the Greeks proved them wrong, humans believed the Earth was flat. Now we know we live on a globe, floating in space. We do know that, right?
As conspiracy theorists colonise
the crazier corners of the Internet, seducing and converting the credulous and the cranky with ever more outlandish claims of certainty,
Esquire attends Britain’s first Flat Earth convention (in Birmingham).
‘The Blue Marble’, taken in December 1972 by astronauts aboard Apollo 17, was the first photograph to depict the spherical Earth in its entirety.