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gyroscopic

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  • a  having the characteristics of a gyroscope

  • Marshall's movie has a gyroscopic camera and a sushi chef's sense of fast cutting.
  • Joseph Newman, for example, a Mississippi inventor, promoted an "Energy Machine" in the 1980s that operated via "gyroscopic particles.
  • A dead satellite or one that has lost gyroscopic control could go tumbling down to lower and lower orbits, colliding with objects moving at different speeds along the way.
News & Articles

  • NASA halts efforts to repair Kepler space telescope
    It's had a good run, but it seems like NASA's Kepler telescope is down for the count -- the space agency says it has stopped repair efforts. The 0.95 meter diameter space telescope launched four years ago, tasked with seeking out Earth-sized planets suitable for habitation. All was going well until the rig's gyroscopic reaction wheels began to fail, robbing it of the precision aim needed to ...
    Aug. 16, 2013 - Engadget
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  • James Oberg in msnbc.com
    But it is still not clear that the missile actually failed. ...... Spiral rocket plumes are also created by rocket stages spinning to create gyroscopic stability,Oberg said in an e-mail. "Also, Norwegian observers were looking 'up the...

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