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Old 8th Feb 2009, 16:57
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RJM
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Orstralia
Posts: 295
Shh, Loose Rivets, you know what happened to Richard Taylor!

Surely gravity has a lot to do with it? Substitute a magenet for gravity and swing a metal ball on a string above a magnet. Eventually the magnet will stop the pendulum in its attempt to pull the ball towards it.
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