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Foucault's pendulum

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From the French physicist Jean Bernard Léon Foucault

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Foucault's pendulum

  1. a pendulum on a long wire, free to move in any direction; the plane of its motion appears to turn (clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere) as the world turns beneath it.

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