[time-nuts] NPR story on coupled pendulums

Azelio Boriani azelio.boriani at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 17:10:22 EDT 2015


Anti-injection locking? Christiaan Huygens first noticed the injection
locking effect for pendulums hung from a common beam, maybe they
anti-injection locks when on a common surface...

On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 5:54 AM, Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net> wrote:
> University Of Lisbon Scientists Solve Pendulum Clock Mystery
>
> Two professors at the University of Lisbon say they have discovered why the
> pendulums of clocks set on the same surface will eventually swing together in
> opposing directions.
>
> http://www.npr.org/2015/07/28/427178282/university-of-lisbon-scientists-solve-
> pendulum-clock-mystery
>
> I thought the NPR story was not very interesting.  (But it probably wasn't
> targeted at time-nuts. :)
>
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>
> Here is the paper:
>   Huygens synchronization of two clocks
>   http://www.nature.com/srep/2015/150723/srep11548/full/srep11548.html
>
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