How to Make a Foucault Pendulum?

Answer Foucault's pendulum is a device created by Leon Foucault (1819-1868). It was the first device created that helped exhibit in visual form the rotation of the Earth. The pendulum is usually a length ... Read More »

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Directions to Making a Foucault Pendulum?

In the winter of 1851, French physicist Léon Foucault came up with a simple and elegant way to prove to world that the Earth revolved around its axis in diurnal motion. He suspended a heavy round ... Read More »

What is a pendulum used for?

A pendulum is a weight that swings near the end of a rod or a cord, and is used as a measurement device. Time, acceleration due to gravity, velocities and the Earth's rotation are among the things ... Read More »

How to Use a Pendulum?

A pendulum consists of a weight, called a bob, suspended from a rod or string that swings back and forth. Pendulums are found in timekeeping devices such as metronomes, grandfather and cuckoo clock... Read More »

How do I use a pendulum board?

PreparingPosition the pendulum so it hovers above the center of the board's design. Study the design of the board and the symbols or letters inscribed on it; these will serve as answers to the ques... Read More »