What’s wrong with that map? Spherical Geometry | Science4All 9

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After two episodes about flat surfaces, finally, Episode 9 introduces curved geometry. But we start easy, with the most familiar of all curved spaces: the sphere. Interestingly, the geometry of the sphere has played a crucial in the History of world conquest by European nations…

So, which is your favorite map? Are you deeply disturbed by the upside-down Mercator map? What about he butterfly-shaped map?

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