How to Weigh the World

tlas knew the answer. Straining under the task of holding up the Earth, this Titan god likely got a good idea of how much the Earth weighed. But none of us are so conveniently situated. How could a mere mortal, a tiny person residing on Earth’s surface, carry out their own estimate of Earth’s weight? Where would—where could—you possibly place the scale?

Source: How to Weigh the World

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One comment

  1. ianscyberspace · March 9

    hat was interesting.

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