List of Flat Earth Terms

Coriolis Effect

The apparent deflection of moving objects when the motion is described relative to a rotating reference frame.


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Flat Earth / Flat Earth Theory - commonly used acronyms among the Flat Earth community.

Flat Chat

The first discussion you have where you learn the Earth is flat. Coined by Lori Frary.

Flat Earth Theory

The theory that the Earth is actually a flat plane and not a ball.


A description of the cosmos where Earth is at the orbital center of all celestial bodies.

Globe Buster

Someone who shares knowledge about the Flat Earth model and destroys the idea of the Ball Earth model. Coined by Jeranism.

Globe Earth Anonymous

The Alcholics Anonymous for Globe Earthers, AKA Ballers. Coined by Paul Michael Bales.


A mythical term to describe a magical force that Ballers believe holds the world (and the universe) together.


The astronomical model in which the Earth and planets revolve around the Sun at the center of the Solar System.


The furthest distance our eyes can see across the flat Earth.

Ice Age

A period of long-term reduction in the temperature of Earth's surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers.

Localized Lighting

The idea that a smaller, closer sun and moon only light up certain areas at a time during their journey around the Earth. Coined by Lori Frary.


Never A Straight Answer. A group of people who are not very good with Photoshop but are good at telling stories.

NASA Nazis

The group of Nazis that the USA recruited to help with rocket technology and the space program.


A holy belief in NASA's occult science.


A theory that all motion must be defined relative to a frame of reference and that space and time are relative, rather than absolute concepts.


As an adjective, it means "inquiring, investigating" and "proceeding by inquiry or investigation," or, as a noun, "inquirer."