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By Jannes

00:11
A scientist wants to prove that the Earth is flat. Mike Hughes, 61, is a flat-Earther – someone who believes that the Earth is not round.

00:21
He taught himself how to make a rocket for $20,000. He will get into his rocket and fire it hundreds of meters in the air. It is powered by steam and can fly at 800 kmh.

00:35
He told reporters: "I like to do extraordinary things….No one in the history of mankind has launched himself in his own rocket."

00:44
Mr. Hughes will take photos to prove that the Earth is flat. He said the Earth is land with walls of ice at the edges.

00:51
He said his project will "shut the door on this ball-Earth" idea. He is a little worried and said the flight is, "as scary as hell, but none of us are getting out of this world alive".

1:03
Hughes hopes his flat-Earth discovery will help him run for California Governor. The flight will be on his website on Saturday. He fed his four cats, just in case something goes wrong

(完整新聞)

#Voc

Shut or close the door on (someone or something) – idiom
to no longer think about, consider, or accept something

run for – phrasal verb
To be a candidate in an election, get people to vote for you and win so that you might be a politician

導讀人:Jannes
大學主修電影與媒體產業,善於觀察文化與時事新聞,對世界新趨勢總是保持敏銳與熱忱。具有豐富的跨文化教學經驗,曾於智利、中國、南韓授課。


 

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