The experiment of the pendulum by Léon Foucault (1819-1868), French physicist, demonstrating the Earth's rotation, in 1851, and then taken over by Camille Flammarion (1902). The minister of education, Joseph Chaumié, burning the wire holding the pendulum. Engraving by Andrieux after a drawing by Carrey. "Le Petit Parisien", November 2, 1902. © Collection Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
The experiment of the pendulum by Léon Foucault (1819-1868), French physicist, demonstrating the Earth's rotation, in 1851, and then taken over by Camille Flammarion (1902). The minister of education, Joseph Chaumié, burning the wire holding the pendulum. Engraving by Andrieux after a drawing by Carrey. "Le Petit Parisien", November 2, 1902. © Collection Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet

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  • Location:
    PARIS ILE-DE-FRANCE FRANCE
  • Caption:
    The experiment of the pendulum by Léon Foucault (1819-1868), French physicist, demonstrating the Earth's rotation, in 1851, and then taken over by Camille Flammarion (1902). The minister of education, Joseph Chaumié, burning the wire holding the pendulum. Engraving by Andrieux after a drawing by Carrey. "Le Petit Parisien", November 2, 1902.
  • Credit:
    © Collection Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
  • Author of the shot:
    CARREY
  • Inventory number:
    RVB-938140
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    2494 x 3764 pixels (2345 Ko)
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  • Keywords: BURNEARTH'S ROTATIONINSIDEINTERIORMASSMINISTER EDUCATIONMOVEMENTPANTHEONPENDULUM FOUCAULTSCIENTIFIC EXPERIMENTWIRE HOLDING CHAUMIE JOSEPHFOUCAULT LEON / FLAMMARION CAMILLE