Does Polaris disappear from sight 105 miles South of Equator?
Astrophysicist Neil Tyson tweeted out last year to rapper B.O.B. that Polaris is "gone by 1.5 deg S. Latitude." One degree of the earth's circumference is approximately 70 miles, so 1.5 degrees equals about 105 miles. Some Flat Earth Theorists claim Polaris can be seen from as far South as the Tropic of Capricorn at 23.5 degrees, that's ~1,645 miles below the equator. This is a huge discrepancy! If this be the case, the tweet below from Tyson's twitter account stands to be debunked...
On July 10th, 1935 The New York Sun prints Tesla's condemnation of Albert Einstein reporting Tesla called Einstein's Theory of Relativity, "a mass of error and deceptive ideas and opposed to common sense."