Foucault Pendulum

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Re: Foucault Pendulum
« Reply #60 on: November 12, 2007, 05:25:03 PM »
Ah, I see. I guess I was only talking in Classical Mechanics.

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Re: Foucault Pendulum
« Reply #61 on: November 12, 2007, 05:25:13 PM »
I hadn't heard of it because General Relativity predicts it will happen but the effect it will have is too small to be measured.

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Re: Foucault Pendulum
« Reply #62 on: November 13, 2007, 04:03:02 AM »
Errr... FES.
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eric bloedow

Re: Foucault Pendulum
« Reply #63 on: November 13, 2007, 02:27:23 PM »
the FAQ's answer to why the coriolus effect makes water flow in the opposite direction in toilets south of the equator:

"you are mistaken."

in other words, total denial of an obvious fact!

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Re: Foucault Pendulum
« Reply #64 on: November 13, 2007, 02:29:44 PM »
the FAQ's answer to why the coriolus effect makes water flow in the opposite direction in toilets south of the equator:

"you are mistaken."

in other words, total denial of an obvious fact!

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there is no optical light, there is just light and theres no other type of light unless you start talkling about energy saving lightbulbs compared to other types of light bulbs
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Re: Foucault Pendulum
« Reply #65 on: November 13, 2007, 03:54:32 PM »
the FAQ's answer to why the coriolus effect makes water flow in the opposite direction in toilets south of the equator:

"you are mistaken."

in other words, total denial of an obvious fact!
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Re: Foucault Pendulum
« Reply #66 on: November 13, 2007, 03:59:25 PM »
um.. you are mistaken. Look up the Coriolis effect in wiki and under title misconceptions I believe..
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