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FOUCAULT PENDULUM<br />
Shows Axial Rotation of the Earth<br />
United Nations building.<br />
A simple pendulum suspended from a long wire and set into motion along a meridian. Plane of motion turns clockwise in N.Hemisphere and counterclockwise in S.Hemisphere, demonstrating axial rotation of earth. [After Jean Bernard L Foucaultéon]

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FOUCAULT PENDULUM
Shows Axial Rotation of the Earth
United Nations building.
A simple pendulum suspended from a long wire and set into motion along a meridian. Plane of motion turns clockwise in N.Hemisphere and counterclockwise in S.Hemisphere, demonstrating axial rotation of earth. [After Jean Bernard L Foucaultéon]

Copyright:© 1988 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs

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