Scientists proven wrong again! Why do you believe scientists?

Apparently it has just been discovered that what scientists have long believed about the North Pole is completely false! A Russian psychic believes that the top of the planet is actually the Antarctic while the bottom is the Arctic which makes the North Pole actually the South Pole! Can you prove that the psychic is wrong?

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  • Jim
    Lv 7
    2 months ago
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    Actually, scientists are observers, not lawmakers. IF data changes so do scientists. I think you harbor a misconception.

    And scientists have proven the poles have flipped a number of times! In fact, they might be in the process of flipping now since the poles are moving rapidly.

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    • Andrew Smith
      Lv 7
      2 months agoReport

      Ride my seesaw.  The MAGNETIC poles have altered while the poles themselves have not. You would already know that the magnetic poles do not coincide with the axis of rotation of the earth.  so your psychic is in need of a psychiatrist.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    It is the MAGNETIC polarity only that has in history apparently switched, and not necessarily between north and south!

    This magnetic field is constantly changing, and of course is NOT at true North and South, the rotational centres of earth.

    A Psychic? He/ she had better consult a psychologist.

    Declaring one point the north and one the south is just a man- made adopted method of referencing data.

    The real fact is there is no such thing as north/ south, east/west, up or down etc., but man in his wisdom and for studying nature needed to establish reference points.

    Over time, the earth is slowing down. It takes longer to rotate on its axis. As it takes longer to rotate, scientists knew they needed a standard TIME, as timing is all important to so many scientific needs, even industrial endeavors and the accuracy of our clocks. The second cannot be constantly lengthened, so instead they established time back on a particular date quite a few years back. Since that time as the earth has slowed down, corrections have been made to time periodically, in the form of an extra second, to compensate. Thus the second remains a constant reference for time.

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  • 2 months ago

    There is NO "top of the planet"  No up and down in space.  For convenience we define things.  Including North and South.  There is no right and wrong. Merely a definition.  Your "psychic" is purely a crackpot seeking publicity from making stupid statement.  It works for presidents too.

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  • 2 months ago

    Yes, the north pole is north by definition and agreement. It is a man made concept just as time and math are. In fact all science is by agreement. The psychic may be right in his own mind but will have no agreement on it.

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  • 2 months ago

    Switching names doesn’t switch reality. QED.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    You are a complete moron.

    • Hypothetical Alias
      Lv 7
      2 months agoReport

      Yet I am not a coward hiding behind an icon hurling an insult in fear that I would be recognized and exposed for being a top grade wussy

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  • 2 months ago

    You're an idiot and so is that claimed 'psychic'. What's the evidence that that loon's assertions aren't complete ka-ka ?

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