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Foucault Revisited: Argentinean Scientists Show How to Build a Pendulum for Any Classroom
Description: Argentinean researcher Horacio Salva and colleagues report success in building two pendulums precisely enough to make measurements of the spinning Earth yet compact enough to fit in a lobby or classroom of just about any science building. The design is sophisticated enough to be a useful tool for teaching basic physics concepts to physics students and the general public. [Source: ScienceDaily]
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Source: ScienceDaily
Publish Date: 11/10/2010
Reading Level: Basic
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