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Pendulum

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A pendulum is a weight suspended from a pivot so that it can swing freely. When a pendulum is .... and pumps. Leonardo da Vinci made many drawings of the motion of pendulums, though without realizin...

pendulum | device | Britannica.com

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The Italian scientist Galileo first noted (c. ... The priority of invention of the pendulum clock has been ascribed to Galileo by some authorities and to Huygens by ...

Pendulum

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In 1725 the Englishman John Harrison invented the gridiron pendulum, ... To a first approximation, the increase in the period is proportional to the square of the  ...

Huygens Invents the Pendulum Clock, Increasing Accuracy Sixty ...

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Huygens Invents the Pendulum Clock, Increasing Accuracy Sixty Fold (1656) ... The long narrow clocks built around these pendulums, first made by William ...

THE PENDULUM

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Galileo was the first to examine its unique characteristics. .... and try to change the length of the pendulum, its weight and the material from which it is made.

History of the Pendulum Clock - The Clock Depot

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Jul 15, 2010 ... The long narrow clocks built around these pendulums, first made by William Clement around 1680, became known as tall case clocks and later, ...

Scientists & Discovery, Pendulum clocks, Museum Victoria, Australia.

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Galileo's first discovery about pendulums allowed clocks to be made. His next discovery about pendulums suggested a new theory about the way things fall.

Galileo and the pendulum clock

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Jul 8, 2009 ... In early 1609 Galileo heard of the invention in the Netherlands of an ... However, the first reliable pendulum clock was only demonstrated by ...

The History of Mechanical Pendulum Clocks and Quartz Clocks

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In 1656, Christian Huygens, a Dutch scientist, made the first pendulum clock, regulated by a mechanism with a "natural" period of oscillation. Although Galileo  ...

The Pendulum - Galileo

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In 1657, Huygens constructed the first pendulum clock, a vast improvement in ... gravitational mass are indeed equal: pendulums made of different materials, but  ...

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The Galileo Project | Science | Pendulum Clock

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His first biographer, Vincenzo Viviani, states that he began his study of pendulums after he watched a suspended lamp swing back and forth in the cathedral of ...

The Galileo Project | Biography | Pendulum

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While at the University of Pisa, Galileo began his study of the pendulum while, ... However, it was not until 1602 that Galileo made his most notable discovery ...

Pendulum Clocks - Infoplease

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In 1656, Christiaan Huygens, a Dutch scientist, made the first pendulum clock, regulated by a mechanism with a “natural” period of oscillation. Although Galileo  ...