Double pendulum really swings!

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Flickr member yamamo2 and his dad built this high performance double pendulum (aka chaos machine) and dang – can this thing get down or what? Instant physics party anytime! unless of course you happen to close and catch a stray pendulum to the noggin … physics party foul, indeed :(

Related:
HOW TO – Build your own Chaos Machine

10 thoughts on “Double pendulum really swings!

  1. Jasper says:

    seriously! Attach a little LED on the end of that thing and get us some long exposure shots of it in motion! I want to see the trail :D

    1. japroach says:

      jasper, click the wiki link for exactly that :)

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