publication date: Thursday, July 28, 2011 (part of Summer 2011)
clue: French physicist known for dangling his invention over a pit in the floor
explanation: Foucault invented a large pendulum that demonstrated effects of the Earth's rotation. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, and Elaine Beckland
trivia: This goo was inspired by The Pit and the Pendulum.
Once upon a midnight dreary, after you ponder weak and weary, the answers to these five goos inspired by the most famous works of Edgar Allan Poe will be revealed. 'Tis that the answer, tapping at your chamber door?