Harvard Natural Sciences Lecture Demonstrations

Video: Friday physics fun with pendulums

By Eileen De Guire / March 16, 2012

Pendulum waves. Credit: Harvard Natural Sciences Lecture Demonstrations; You Tube. Pendulums are fun to watch. They are hypnotizing and mesmerizing. This video is both. Apparently, it’s not a new demonstration concept, but it continues to fascinate. The 15 bobs start together, and as their periods go in and out of phase, they appear to engage…

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