Leon focault

By: Anderson Welch

Leon Foucault

He was a French physicist best known for the invention of the Foucault pendulum.


he lived in France. If he was still alive he would be 194 years old.

Leon Foucault

Leon studied the mesurement of the speed of light and the foucault pengelum


Leon Foucault

A Foucault pendulum at the north pole. The pendulum swings in the same plane as the Earth rotates beneath it.At either the North Pole or South Pole, the plane of oscillation of a pendulum remains pointing in the same direction with respect to the fixed stars, while the Earth rotates underneath it, taking one sidereal day to complete a rotation.