Birth Anniversary: Jean Bernard Léon Foucault, 18th September 1819

Birth Anniversary: Jean Bernard Léon Foucault, 18th September 1819

Happy birthday Foucault! Today is the birth anniversary of the famous French physicist Jean Bernard Léon Foucault who demonstrated the rotation of the Earth through the movement of a pendulum. This experiment will be named “Foucault’s pendulum” in his honor.

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