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Rott's Pendulum


Twist the knob to set things in motion, then let go. Do the two ‘arms’ of the pendulum act in the same way?

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Forces Maths
Rott’s pendulum is really two pendulums coupled together, swinging in a totally chaotic system, whose motion cannot be mathematically predicted.

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Welcome to Look Closer, Techniquest's brand new digital tool. We're trialling Look Closer as a way of offering you a closer look at the science demonstrated by many of our exhibits. You'll find visitor sheets, videos, articles on contemporary science as well as fun trails to navigate your way around the exhibition space.

Speak to our Science Communicators to find out more.