foucault foucault

Definition(s):

  • (n) French physicist who determined the speed of light and showed that it travels slower in water than in air; invented the Foucault pendulum and the gyroscope (1819-1868)

News

  • Vox welcomes 2 with Wisconsin ties

    The Vox Concert Series welcome Wisconsin natives Jeffrey Foucault and Peter Mulvey for an evening of music on June 29 at Columbia Park. Music will start at 6 p.m.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Marshfield News Herald

Quotes

  • "Foucault understood early on that Iran's revolution was going to be different from previous ones and that it would contribute to an Islamist movement that would change the role Middle East countries play in global politics in a substantial...
    on Jul 8, 2005 By: Janet Afary Source: Newswise (press release)

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