In 2003, a scientific study was published in the satirical annals of improbable research that concluded that kansas was literally flatter than a pancake. Parts of kansas are, in fact, flatter than a pancake but the study’s focus on kansas, it turns out, was also misleading because there are states—six of them, to be specific—that are even flatter than kansas. Lawrence, kan - scientists have confirmed what many cross-country motorists long have suspected: kansas is flatter than a pancake a study published recently in the tongue-in-cheek annals of improbable research compares the geography of kansas to that of a griddle cake purchased at international house of pancakes.
The result may have been more akin to hardtack than the modern crepe, hotcake, or flapjack, but the idea was the same: a flat cake, made from batter and fried pancake day: the most wonderful day. It turns out, not only is kansas—and many other states—much flatter than an ihop pancake, an ihop pancake isn’t all that flat people just look down at their pancake, one of the scientists. If perfect flatness were a value of 100, they reported, the calculated flatness of a pancake would be 0957 which is pretty flat, but far from perfectly flat. A 2003 study jokingly said kansas was flatter than an ihop pancake it came in at no 7, which beat dobson's prediction that it would fall outside the top 10.
The discovery that kansas is flatter than a pancake, comparative water preferences of female college students and rats, and deep thoughts about the shape of holes — all of these turn up in this week’s improbable research podcast. The flat landscape of kansas on the whole, kansas has never really been thought of as a driving challenge a glance at a state road map reveals a grid-like layout with relatively few twists and. The topographic transects of both kansas and a pancake at millimeter scale are both quite flat, but this first analysis showed that kansas is clearly flatter (see figure 4) figure 4 surface topography of kansas and of a pancake.
Using digital imaging, geographic information systems, and mathematical techniques, experts compare the topography of kansas with the flatness of a pancake. Kansas is flatter than a pancake sample sample by mark fonstad 1, william pugatch, and brandon vogt2 1 department of geography, southwest texas state university, san marcos, texas 2 department of geography, arizona state university, tempe, arizona. Kansas might be ﬂatter than a pancake the last two weeks for this energy-filled kansas crew has been very exciting we met each other, and travelled to nashville where we met with the other five crews, leaders, sca staff, cooks and our sturdy of-a-rock boss- alex olsen.
Kansas is flatter than pancake kansas is one of the seven states located in the central united states kansas is flat the ground rises steadily from east to west one study says it is flatter than a pancake leave a comment cancel reply your email address will not be published required fields are marked comment. From the annals of improbable research [ as read on car talk . Pancake dad fact: science has shown that kansas is actually flatter than a pancake i hoped y'all had fun & had your stomach stuffed with fluffy goodness at our pancake breakfast. The battle over how flat kansas is the view from mount sunflower, kansas’s highest elevation titled “kansas is flatter than a pancake,” likely added to the public misconceptions that.
Your 'evidence' quote of mark fonstad kansas is flatter than a pancake « on: january 08, 2018, 02:53:02 am » in your 'evidence section' of the fe wiki you quote the 'flatter as a pancake' study by mark fonstad as proof of your theory. Apply that ratio to the east-west dimension of kansas, approximately 644 kilometers, and the state would need a mountain (2/130 x 664,000 meters) 9,908 meters tall in order not to be flatter than. Indeed, kansas would need a mountain higher than mt everest in order to not be flatter than a pancake imagine your favorite slumping, tilting, bubble-pocked flapjack stretched to the size of a. Kansas is actually flatter than a pancake, according to a group of scientists from southwest texas state university and arizona state university.
When researchers used ihop to determine if kansas is flatter than a pancake share this a sweet stack of ihop pancakes russ / cc by-sa 20. Bucket trucks for sale & rent in kansas kansas is one of the most productive agricultural states, producing high yields of wheat, sorghum and sunflowers it is popular belief that kansas is the flattest state in the nation hence the slogan “flatter than a pancake. Professor mark fonstad of southwest texas university demonstrates that kansas is flatter than a pancake (2) violating round earth assumptions very comman assumption is that with distance a curvature is demonstrated. The pancake was a surprisingly spiky 0957, with both sharp spikes and an overall 'lump' in the center kansas, majestic prairie state that it was, left that pancake, metaphorically, in the dirt.