Are pendulums accurate?

Answer Based on Galileo's discovery that the speed at which bodies fall doesn't depend on their weight, he also realized that the period of swing of a pendulum is independent from the arc of the swing it ... Read More »

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How accurate are gemstone pendulums?

The accuracy of a gemstone pendulum is more or less determined by the user's psychic awareness and their affinity for the gemstone they are using for the pendulum. When choosing a gemstone for a pe... Read More »

How are pendulums used?

A simple pendulum consists of a long chain or string with a weight attached to the end. In use since the 1600s, the pendulum has helped scientists measure any number of movements.TimeThe scientist ... Read More »

Who invented pendulums?

The development of a pendulum that swings at a constant rate to be used in clocks is attributed to the Dutch scientist Christiaan Huygens, who published his discovery in the book Horologium Oscilla... Read More »

How do pendulums behave?

Pendulums are simplified as point-like masses swinging under constant gravity without air or mechanical friction. Oscillating periods are, perhaps counter-intuitively, independent of pendulum mass.... Read More »