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Old 7th Feb 2009, 11:35
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Flight_Idle
 
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If it were as simple as that surely a pendulum operating in a vacuum would tick forever? more like a oscillation damped by gravity one thinks.

But if you increase the gravity, the pendulum swings faster!
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