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Comment 23 by Viveca

I'd like "serious scholar" defined.

You could include quite a few astronomers, map-makers, sea-captains and mathematicians. (The name "scientist", was not used until comparatively recently.

"the sphericality of the earth was well established"?

Care should be taken not to confuse geo-centrism with flat-Earthism. Having said that, the ignorant have always been with us!

Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:37:51 UTC | #931915