TUNIS – The Tunisian Ministry of Higher Education has officially announced that the thesis commission at the National School of Engineers of Sfax rejected a thesis based on religious assertions supporting a flat Earth theory.
The thesis, titled “The Flat Earth Model, Arguments and Impacts on Climate and Paleo-Climate Studies”, was recently submitted by a student and drew a wave of online complaints after the news was made public.
The Education Ministry said it has opened an investigation to determine responsibility.
Details have already emerged regarding procedural errors in the thesis submissions process.(ANSAmed).