A good demonstration of the Coriolis force

Cosmonaut centrifuge experiments. A major issue with using the centrifugal force in place of gravity on a space station is the psysiological effect of the Coriolis force. This centrifuge experiment involves a work area where the floor is tilted such that the combined centrifugal and gravitational force is directed downward. The result is a working environment with higher than average gravity, and, more importantly, an unbalanced Coriolis force for all motions made by the occupants. Footage from the BBC documentary Cosmonauts: How Russia Won the Space Race

Foucault's Pendulum
Footage from the BBC documentary Cosmonauts: How Russia Won the Space Race



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