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12 Colors Pendulum Painting


12 Colors Pendulum Painting
  • Publisher: Modebiz
  • Genre: Education
  • Released: 29 Jul, 2013
  • Size: 422.9 KB
  • Price: $0.99
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Description

12 colors creative painting inspired by the famous Foucault pendulum! ~Demo video please visit http://www.modebiz.com/pendulumart12colors/#video

Features of the app:
* Easy-to-use with 12 sharp colors for you to draw;
* 4 background options including snow-white, sky-blue, flora-green, and black;
* Colorful combinations, can draw creative layering multi-pattern too!
* Fine-tune the length of the rope and release the pendant just like operating a real pendulum device; control the timing, glowing effect, 4 modes of pattern by different rotate-rates & 2 kinds of ink strength...... many options to play with!

In 1851 the French physicist Jean Bernard Léon Foucault, showed that the plane of oscillation of a pendulum tends to swing rotated clockwise regardless of the motion of the pivot; it was the first demonstration of the Earth's rotation. The path of each round always crosses the center and keeps rotating smoothly, just like an art work by the nature. It created a "pendulum mania" at that time. Today, Foucault pendulums are also popular displays in science museums and universities.

In real Foucault pendulum, the swing is observed to rotate 360 degrees clockwise in about 32 hours. In this app the rate is greatly exaggerated so we needn't wait that long to observe and draw.

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