This is a Foucault Pendulum. I came across it at the Boston Museum of Science. I was mesmerized by it. I stood there watching it for about 15 minutes and definitely could have stayed longer.
Curious what a Foucault Pendulum is? Boom it's bullet fact time!
- The Foucault Pendulum was named after French physicist Leon Foucault.
- It's sole purpose was to demonstrate that the earth rotates.
- It was first created in 1851
- If I ever get rich I will install one of these in my house. (Baller)