Foucault pendulum
Physically Natural Sciences

Foucault pendulum

A gold colored ball over a silver colored plate with element symbols. What does that mean? And why does the ball swing incessantly above the plate?
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Max-Planck-Institut für Chemische Physik fester Stoffe (MPI-CPfS)
Nöthnitzer Straße 40
01187 Dresden (Dresdner Süden)
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Answers to this and other interesting information about Foucault's pendulum are available in the entrance area of the institute.

Information on the event format

Experiment Presentation

Venue information

English speaking / suitable for international guests Food and drinks available Suitable for children


Nöthnitzer Str.

  • N6 (bus)
  • 85 (bus)
  • N8 (tram)
  • 3 (tram)

Regensburger Straße

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