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Foucault Pendulum, Museum of Science, Science Park

Foucault Pendulum, Museum of Science, Science Park Boston Massachusetts
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$14.95

  

Stock #: 522887
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Boston
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Suffolk
Publisher: Natural Color Company
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Visual proof that the earth is spinning in space, the Foucault pendulum was invented in 1851 by French physicist Jean Foucault. It is hung in such a way that its direction of swing never changes - but it appears to move because the Earth turns beneath it. Gift of the Edwin S. Webster Foundation.

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