Foucault Pendulum United Nations

Foucault Pendulum United Nations New York


Stock #: 85882
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: United Nations
State: New York (NY)
Postmark: 1962 Sep-04
PM City: United Nations
PM State: NY
Stamp: 7C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
In the main lobby of the General Assembly Building is one of the many gifts to United Nations Head-quarters. It is a Foucault pendulum, a fascinating device which, by means of a suspended 200 pound sphere, proves visually the earth's rotation on its axis.

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