The Earth’s Rotation Day

Posted by Marge on 01/08/2018 in History or Holidays |

This day memorializes the day in 1851, when French Physicist Leon Foucault, demonstrated the Earth rotates on its axis. To demonstrate and prove his theory, Foucault suspended a lead-filled brass sphere, now called the Foucault Pendulum from the top of the Pantheon in Paris.      What is the Pantheon? The Panthéon is a building […]

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