Modeled and animated by Grafonaut. Video as part of a course by Emarin Norway. Explaining the sacrifices made to convert the earths spherical surface into a flat, navigable map. Professor Jerry Brotton talking about map projections, Google earth and various styles of historic maps. (full story at) http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19372201 Follow Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce EXTRA INFO & LINKS BELOW! Dr. Julian Bayliss’ rainforest story: http://youtu.be/mni8mSS4KDU Cool video from CGPGrey: ‘How Many Countries Are There?’ http://youtu.be/4AivEQmfPpk upside-down map: http://paulmencke.nl. Mercator projections are a common sight in classrooms across the planet, but who invented them? Tune in to Stuff of Genius and find out. Stuff of Genius tells the story behind everyday inventions. From the bikini to super wheat and everything in between. Viewers will learn the stor… The Mercator projection is a cylindrical map projection presented by the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator in 1569. It became the standard map projection for nautical purposes because of its ability to represent lines of constant course, known as rhumb lines or lox… Why the Mercator projection is no longer considered as a map of wide use and why the Peters Projection even with distortion is widely accepted. The Mercator projection projects a loxodromic curve on the sphere onto a straight line on the plane (= map). It was invented by Gerard Mercator in 1569 and transformed maps from fairy tales to state secrets, since it made precise navigation possible. The Mercator projection consists o… Review MWM M/E peace plan Mercator projection (unresolved until next show) Sine waves to square waves (Fourier) Songs: Don’t Tell Me What To Do, Clifton Clower Math With Marty was a public access TV show that aired in Winnipeg in the early 1990’s. From season 2 – episode 16 ‘Somebody’s Going to Emergency, Somebody’s Going to Jail’ It’s ‘Big Block of Cheese’ Day, which means that Leo sends grumbling staffers to meet with organizations who are not usually heard from at the White House. C.J.’s assignment is the Cartographers for… You’ll never trust a map again. Check out more awesome BuzzFeedBlue videos! http://bit.ly/YTbuzzfeedblue1 MUSIC “Phat Hair Day” Licensed via Warner Chappell Production Music Inc. STILLS Infographic vector illustration with Map of the World ZarkoCvijovic / Thinkstock.com Nor… The ‘Universal Transverse Mercator’ conformal projection uses a 2-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system to give locations on the surface of the Earth. Like the traditional method of latitude and longitude, it is a horizontal position representation, i.e. it is used to identify loc… Cartographers face the ‘orange peel’ problem when mapping the surface of Earth onto a flat piece of paper. The mathematician Euler proved that this can not be done without distortion. (clip is from the PBS show ‘Life by the #s’) Line-up / Musicians Dave Arbus / electric violin, flute, bagpipe, recorders, two saxophones Ron Caines / Soprano & Alto saxophones (acoustic & amplified), organ, vocals (4) Dave Dufont / percussions Geoff Nicholson / guitars, Vocals Steve York / bass guitar, Harmonica, Indian thumb p… Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises Mercator Projection · Treiops Treyfid · Pitchblende Gygax! ℗ 2014 Postfact Archiv Released on: 1996-02-13 Auto-generated by YouTube. EAST OF EDEN – Mercator Projected – 1969 Dave Arbus (electric violin, flute, saxophone), Ron Caines (alto sax), Geoff Nicholson (guitar, vocals), Steve York (bass guitar) and Dave Dufont (percussion). The Peter’s Projection Accurately Scaled Map/Globe Type should be seen in ALL Satellite pics and videos but it is NOT, THEY have been using the Mercator(since 1569 A.D.) type which is wrong in scale BIG TIME, you have been fooled again and again by the controllers with ANIMATIONS Car… Source.