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Foucault's pendulum, Pantheon, Paris by faun070, via Flickr

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Foucault pendulum animated. This Day in History: Sep 18, 1819: Foucault pendulum inventor, Léon Foucault, is born

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The Foucault pendulum (English pronunciation: /fuːˈkoʊ/ foo-koh; French pronunciation: ​[fuˈko]), or Foucault's pendulum, named after the French physicist Léon Foucault, is a simple device conceived as an experiment to demonstrate the rotation of the Earth. While it had long been known that the Earth rotates, the introduction of the Foucault pendulum in 1851 was the first simple proof of the rotation in an easy-to-see experiment.

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Foucault pendulum vector diagrams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Foucault's Pendulum... Umberto Eco

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Foucault pendulum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Italian semiotician, essayist, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist Umberto Eco. Recommended reading: The Name of the Rose, The Island of the Day Before, and Foucault's Pendulum

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French philosopher Michel Foucault (Michelle Bancilhon, Magnum)

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from Maria Haskins

This old book – FOUCAULT’S PENDULUM, by Umberto Eco

“I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.”  ―...

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