Foucault pendulum explanatory exhibit.

Made:
1972 in South Kensington
maker:
Science Museum
Exhibit to demonstrate how Foucault pendulum works; consists of section of globe which can be rotated beneath pendulum, Exhibit to demonstrate how Foucault pendulum works; consists of section of globe which can be rotated beneath pendulum,

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Exhibit to demonstrate how Foucault pendulum works; consists of section of globe which can be rotated beneath pendulum,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Exhibit to demonstrate how Foucault pendulum works; consists of section of globe which can be rotated beneath pendulum,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Exhibit, model, to demonstrate how Foucault pendulum works, By Science Museum, London, England, 1972. Consists of section of globe which can be rotated beneath pendulum, in display case.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1972-367
Materials:
blockboard, brass (copper, zinc alloy), card, cardboard, complete, cotton (thread), melamine (composite), perspex, plastic, plywood and steel (metal)
type:
physics demonstration equipment
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • physics demonstration equipment
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Science Museum (Great Britain)