Foucault, John Bernard (18191868)

Foucault, John Bernard, a French physicist, born in Paris; distinguished for his studies in optics and problems connected with light; demonstrated the rate of the rotation of the globe by the oscillation of a pendulum (18191868).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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