Coriolis

 

The Coriolis Effect is responsible for the deflection of objects or substances such as air or water moving along the surface of the Earth, to the right in the Northern Hemisphere and to the left in the Southern Hemisphere. Named after the French engineer Gustave Gaspard Coriolis (1792-1843).

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2007
28″ H x 10″ W x 4″ D
photo: Jaime Young

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