Paris: Foucault Pendulum in the Pantheon
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The Dome of the Pantheon
Saint Ettienne du Mont
|The Foucault pendulum, named after the French physicist Léon Foucault, was conceived as an experiment to demonstrate the rotation of the Earth.
Date: Jul 08, 2008
Longitude: 2° 20.74'
Latitude: 48° 50.78'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2011-Jul-31