North Korean scientists discover Earth orbits around Sun
Posted on 17th February 2017 at 20:33
A team of leading North Korean scientists has discovered that the Earth orbits the Sun, rather than the other way around.
A team of leading North Korean scientists has discovered that the Earth orbits the Sun, rather than the other way around. The scientists, from North Korea’s elite Pyongyang Agricultural College, used advanced mathematical modelling to conclude that the Earth moves around the Sun in a circular orbit due to the latter’s gravitational pull.
The scientists announced their findings at a press conference in the North Korean capital Pyongyang, attended by a range of North Korean state media and a CNN journalist looking for an excuse to escape from Donald Trump’s America. They claimed that their findings would ‘revolutionise human understanding of the universe and our place in it’ and could even ‘suggest that the Sun, rather than Earth, is at the centre of our solar system’ though they admitted that this outcome is ‘unlikely’.
The North Korean Government has welcomed its scientist’s findings, claiming in a statement that it demonstrates that ‘North Korea continues to be a leading centre of technological innovation and scientific discovery’. The statement went on to state that they are particularly pleased to see North Korea gaining recognition in a ‘non-nuclear scientific field’, and added that the this could lead to the number of overseas students studying at North Korean universities increasing to ‘at least 3 or 4’.
A senior NASA source admitted to The Spark that they are looking into the North Korean scientists findings, but added that they found them ‘highly implausible’.
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