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To add to @DavePhD's answer, there are differences with the quotes from Quora according to the Internet Sacred Text Archive (ISTA) which hold translations by Ralph T.H. Griffith Shape of Earth is like an Oblate Spheroid — (Rig Veda XXX.IV.V). There are only 10 books in Rig Veda so Rig Veda XXX (30) cannot be found. The sun has tied Earth and other ...


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(This answer is only to the original part of the question, concerning 3 verses of the rig veda). An earlier version of the claim was printed in the 7 November 2015 Hamara Prayas: The Monthly Tabloid of A. P. Mahesh Co-operative Urban Bank Ltd. Volume V, issue 11. However, instead of "3.5.59.1" (which doesn't exist) the printed version says "3.59.1" and ...


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One way to know if a claim is reliable is to check how well-regarded the person is who is making the claim. Google Scholar makes this easy. https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C23&q=Mathieu+Ossendrijver&btnG= As of October 8, 2018, the first five papers by Mathieu Ossendrijver related to astronomy and / or Babylon have been ...


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There is some merit to these claims, when discussing long term exposure, see - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxygen_toxicity#Eye_toxicity and the references therein, such as http://archive.rubicon-foundation.org/xmlui/handle/123456789/2312, some of these effect were noted in hyperbaric chambers.


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