very heavy pendulum bob is supported from the ceiling on a vertical line about
6 feet from a wall. A person stands with their back against the wall and
the bob at the tip of their nose. The bob is released from rest and when
it returns, it will return to the tip of the persons nose only.
of person holding pendulum bob at nose.
of the pendulum bob swinging. The bob, which was not visible in the photo,
has been shown by a circle.
bob just after it has swung back.
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