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June 2, 2009: Paris Parfait

This pendulum was hung in 1851 in an effort to prove scientifically that the earth rotated. The dial turns about 11 degrees every hour, but the pendulum keeps swinging in the same line. The earth simply spins underneath it.
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Date: 6/1/09 9:50 AM
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Camera make: Canon | Camera model: Canon PowerShot G10 | Exposure time: 1/25s
Aperture: 3.2 | Metering mode: Multi-segment |Focal length: 9.784mm

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