Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
- artist : Zhenyu Liu © All rights reserved.
- Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT 10mm
ISO 400 f/7.1 1/250 sec (16mm in 35mm film)
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Griffith Observatory is a facility in Los Angeles, California sitting on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park. It commands a view of the Los Angeles Basin, including Downtown Los Angeles to the southeast, Hollywood to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. The observatory is a popular tourist attraction with an extensive array of space and science-related displays. (excerpts from Wikipedia)
photos above by Zhenyu Liu
The Foucault pendulum, or Foucault’s pendulum (named after the French physicist Léon Foucault) is a simple device conceived as an experiment to demonstrate the rotation of the Earth. While it had long been known that the Earth rotated, the introduction of the Foucault pendulum in 1851 was the first simple proof of the rotation of the Earth. (excerpts from Wikipedia)
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