Eratosthenes’ experiment proves the earth is flat

Eratosthenes was a Greek mathematician born in Cyrene in 276 B.C. He was not the first one describing the Earth as a sphere. Plato and Aristotle had done before. Plato wrote that the Creator “made the world in the form of a globe, round as for a lathe, having its extremes in every direction equidistant from the centre, the most perfect and the most like itself of all figures,” “one of those balls which have leather coverings in twelve pieces…” (Plato. Phaedro. p. 110b; Timaeus. p.33). Read more