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The Foucault Pendulum Feature Summary

From Physics Research
The Foucault Pendulum
The Foucault pendulum demonstrates Earth's rotation by the rotation of the pendulum's plane of swing--the one shown here is at the City of the Arts and Sciences in Valencia, Spain.  To learn about Foucault's discovery, see this APS News article. Also, see this YouTube video of the University of Louisville's Foucault pendulum in action.
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