Young's Perpetual Motion Machine Print

Young's Perpetual Motion Machine by Science Photo Library

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Frame

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Dimensions

Image:

5.63" x 8.00"

Overall:

7.63" x 10.00"

 

Print:

Young's perpetual motion machine by Science Photo Library - 5.63" x 8.00"

$10.00

Material:

Luster Photo Paper

$7.56

Finish:

Rolled in a Tube

$0.00

Assembly:

Assembly Charge

$0.00

Total:

 

$17.56

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About the Image

Young's perpetual motion machine by Science Photo Library

Perpetual motion. A device intended to demonstrate perpetual motion, shown by Thomas Young in 1807. The principle is that the disc rotates anti-clockwise. as each steel ball passes above the centre it rolls to the outer edge. Half a turn later they roll toward the centre for the upward part of the circuit. The idea is that on the downward part, each ball has more turning moment, being farther from the centre, than those moving upward. The design doesn't work as there are more balls on the upward-moving side, which offsets the greater turning moment. This object is preserved at the Royal Institution, London.

About the Artist - Science Photo Library

Science Photo Library

Science Photo Library was founded in 1981 by Michael Marten, one of the authors of "Worlds Within Worlds", a book exploring different ways to observe the universe - from electron micrographs, to images of earthrise taken from the Apollo spacecraft. When Marten started receiving requests for the beautiful images in the book, he had an idea of setting up Science Photo Library. Since then, Science Photo Library has continued to work alongside world acclaimed photographers and the leading science and medical experts to provide a central source of the best science and specialist imagery available. Although the collection started with scientific images, it has grown to encompass all aspects of science and their impact on everyday life.

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