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I heard if you could shrink the earth so it fits between your hands it would feel smooth

and even the Himalayas would not even be felt to the touch because the Himalayas are nothing when compared to the circumference of the earth.
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That makes sense because when you view the Earth from space, it looks like a perfect circle.
NoahB · 26-30, M
Yep. Apparently it would feel exactly like a billiard ball if you shrank it down to the same size
reflectingmonkey · 46-50, M
[@960372,NoahB] wow, that smooth ?!! having been half-way up the Himalayas its hard for me to imagine that its actually not even a hair on the surface of the earth
NoahB · 26-30, M
[@9310,reflectingmonkey] yeah I was listening to a science podcast and neil degrasse Tyson said that. Really puts us humans into perspective
Thevy29 · 36-40, M
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGgex2_rchs]
[i]Smooth[/i] earth conspiracy

 
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