How The Ancient Greeks Proved Earth Wasn’t Flat 2,200 Years Ago

In the mid-20th century, scientists began launching satellites into space that would help determine the exact circumference of the Earth. But over 2,000 years earlier, a man in Ancient Greece came up with nearly the exact same figure using just a stick and his brain.

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