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MIT Physics Demo -- Bicycle Wheel G...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 7 years ago | 00:01:28 | 173217 views

A bicycle wheel is suspended from one of end of its axie by a rope, and spun up by hand. The wheel's axle is then placed horizontally and the free end of the axle processes about the supported end. The gyroscope seems to defy gravity ...