Articles | Volume 4, issue 2
Geosci. Commun., 4, 297–301, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-297-2021

Special issue: Five years of Earth sciences and art at the EGU (2015–2019)

Geosci. Commun., 4, 297–301, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-297-2021

Research article 01 Jun 2021

Research article | 01 Jun 2021

The Flat Earth satire: using science theater to debunk absurd theories

George Sand França et al.

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Absurd theories have been gaining adherents without any criticism and, worse, consolidating. Thus, in order to find solutions for a better understanding of our real theories, the project "The Earth is Flat! Isn’t it?" was created, Which aims to use performing art as the main communicator to spread science. The first was of integration between science and art. The second was dramaturgy along with the creative process, and the third stage was the spectacle.
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