English Topic: Case

Has Tunç Soyer worked on a flag and money for the autonomy of İzmir?

The claim that Tunç Soyer worked on a flag and money special to İzmir and he demands autonomy for İzmir is false. The views in the claim were taken from the video of the meeting with Turkey's Association for Travel Agencies on June 5, 2020. Soyer, in the video, mentions the historical İzmir flag, which is discussed in an academic article. The claim about money is, in fact, about bitcoin, which is a digital currency.

Were PCR tests wrong 50%?

The claim that PCR based Covid-19 tests give 50 percent false positive results is not true. PCR tests are one of the most reliable methods currently known. Also, there is not enough evidence to conclude that PCR tests give 50% false positive results.

Is the cost of Çamlıca Mosque close to that of SpaceX rocket?

The claim that the total amount spent for Çamlıca Mosque is 110 million dollars, while the launch cost of Falcon 9 is said to be 130 million dollars is not true. Although there is not an official statement, the construction cost of Çamlıca Mosque is said to have reached 100 million dollars. It is stated that the current launch cost of Falcon 9 is 62 million dollars and the total cost of the project is more than 440 million dollars.

Did NASA change the direction of the falling meteor?

The claim that the meteor falling on 27 May might be a meteorite redirected in the scope of the DART project of NASA and sent to Turkey is false. The meteor, which could be observed in Turkey, is an ordinary celestial occasion. NASA's DART project is not yet implemented. There is nothing unusual in the glare that occurs during the fall of the meteor.

Did melon grapefruit lemon and egg come out of watermelon?

The claim that the video shows that melon, grapefruit, lemon, and egg came out of watermelon is false. The products in the video were placed in the back. They recorded the video accordingly to hide it. There is also a label on grapefruit. Besides, the fruits in the video are grown in different environments and the egg is an animal product. In other words, they cannot grow in each other.