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[Engadget]PlayStation Move, turntable used to track the Earth's rotation

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The above pictured contraption, called Copernitron, features a PlayStation Move controller, a turntable, and a homebrew Helmholtz coil (you know, for canceling out interference caused by our planet's magnetic field). By sending data to a Linux PC via Bluetooth, this bad boy will measure the Earth's rotation, find geographic north, and determine altitude.
http://www.engadget.com/2011/02/21/p...rths-rotation/

WOAH - I did not know that about gyros. Missile component classification if too strong?
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Wow. I like the part where the PS move was spinning @ 500rpm.
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