Youth's Magazine,  8 (1835), 421.

The Use of Thinking

R C, pseud.  [Richard Cope]




Scientific Practitioners, Invention, Serendipity

    Relates that Galileo invented the pendulum after observing a lamp swinging backwards and forwards as a result of its having been accidentally disturbed.

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