Léon Foucault

Today marks the 194th birthday of Léon Foucault, inventor of the Foucault pendulum, a device created in 1851 to demonstrate Earth’s rotation on its axis. The pendulum is now displayed in science museums and universities around the world.

Take a look at today’s interactive google doodle to celebrate the French physicist’s invention. Read More >>


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You’ve likely used Google Maps to get directions when you’re outside. But what about where you’re inside a large shopping mall or airport? Why can’t Google Maps be applied to large indoor facilities? Read More >>

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