Tuesday, November 8, 2016

This map blew C. J. Cregg's mind

Riddle me this, flat Earth theorists: If the planet isn't a sphere, why is it so hard to put it on a flat map?

So begins Why Are We Still Using Bad Maps?   This Popular Science article briefly describes the challenges with the Mercatur and other maps and goes on to write about one of the latest maps, the AuthaGraph World Map.   Can't handle the math of taking a sphere and making it flat and at least moderately accurate?   Do what writer Michael Koziol suggests and watch this video from The West Wing.

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