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Asked by: Eric Biggio
Subject: gyroscopic effect
Question: Does anyone else have an actual explanation for what causes the gyroscopic effect? explanation, not formulation!

Eric ( not Laithwait )
Date: 10 December 2019
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Answer: Nate - 09/01/2020 11:40:03
 Hello Eric,
There's a lot of math available, but it's not easy to understand.
I found another way to understand some of tbe gyroscopic effects...
Instead of thinking about the gyro as one piece,
TRY IMAGINING THE ROTOR OF A GYROSCOPE IS COMPRISED OF MARBLES!
Then you can begin to see the individual responses when an external force is applied.
All the parts of the gyro (which are going at different speeds) "feel" the effects differently.
This may not be accurate, but i can predict many of the resultant motions.

Try it and see if it works for you too.

Nate

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Answer: Eric Biggio - 11/01/2020 21:04:32
 no it doesn't work. I've already come up with the answer, but it's so simple i'm still in shock that no one else has seen it! It's almost as simple as finding a boiled egg, literally!

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