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Quote of the Day: Umberto Eco

Career & Jobs / Management : Crossderry Blog

Would it, too, go according to plan, or would it go according to The Plan, which now was no longer mine? – Umberto Eco, Foucault’s Pendulum Filed under: PMO Tagged: Foucault's Pendulum, PM Quote of the Day, quotes, Umberto Eco

The Snapping of Foucault's Pendulum [Oops]

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In 1851, Leon Foucault demonstrated the Earth's rotation to the world with a magnificent pendulum in the Paris Pantheon. In 2010, that pendulum crashed to the Musée des Arts et Métiers' marble floor. The damage, as they say, is irre...

A Short Biography of the Foucault Pendulum.

Arts / Museums : Beyond Bones

When you walk into the Wiess Energy Hall, the very first thing you see is our Foucault pendulum. It is a metal ball suspended by a cable that swings back and forth encircled by pegs. Children and adults will run through the rest of ...

Today’s Google Doodle Honors Léon Foucault’s 194th Birthday With a Gorgeously Animated Pendulum

Humor : Geekosystem

If you've managed to get yourself over to the main page of Google this morning, you probably saw a real pretty pendulum slowly swinging around and knocking over stuff in its path. That's a Foucault pendulum, named so after the guy w...

Google gets it. Celebrate Léon Foucault’s 194th birthday by sharing your swinging HMNS memories!

Arts / Museums : Beyond Bones

If you’ve yet Googled today, you may have noticed a lovely homage to Léon Foucault, the famous French physicist best known for inventing the Foucault pendulum (that ever-popular swingy thing at HMNS). The Foucault Pendulum has long ...


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