Round is an infinitely more efficient design to accommodate the rotations, orbits and movements of the planets and galaxies.
Can't imagine a "flat-disk" planet-design doing (or trying to do) what the round, circular design does.
How can you walk on the underneath of the earth if it is round?
The earth is not round... it is flat!!! Gravity keeps on the earth and that is how we stay on earth, because if we didn't have gravity we would float into space and DIE!!! ...
When did they discover the earth was round?
To this day, the Flat Earth Society maintains that the Earth is flat. Furthermore, the Flat Earth Society claims that Bonaventure, Newfoundland, the place where John Cabot landed in 1497, is one of the four corners of the Earth. ...
Did Christopher Columbus have to deal with anything unexpected?
Yes, the realization that the earth really is round instead of flat, and that he didn't fall off the edge if he went too far. ...
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Did most 15th century europeans believe the earth is round or flat?
The ancient Greeks had worked out that the world was round by looking at the shadow that the Earth makes on the moon. Colombus knew it was round. ...