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Asked by: kristijan
Subject: Interesting video and implication
Question: Look at this video It is acting, moving device solely using a forced precession:


My question is - theoretically if you use 2 paired gyroscopes to cancel each other will it run smoother, and theoretically with 4 balanced gyroscopes that all cancel each other...will it run in space?
Date: 12 December 2019
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Answer: kristijan - 12/12/2019 21:43:22
 And why it will not run in space if you think it won't with 4 balance gyros?

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Answer: kristijan - 12/12/2019 21:46:50
 I think I got it...it just twists the canter axis but not causing a forward impulse....Regardless how many you put is just a twisting effect (rotation). But does it really? Can this be transferred in forward momentum/?

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Answer: Glenn Hawkins - 14/12/2019 15:07:23
 kristijan hi,

The apparatus is an excellent design and presentation and maybe the best ever. However, each time you see it wobble, you see as you know, the result of sideways friction at the wheels. If the apparatus were set on a sheet of ice it would only wabble back and forth, also move forward then rearward a little as it continuously regained its center of gravity. When you speak of two and four paired gyroscopes, I know that you used good reasoning to get to that, only to then learn that that logic does not work. I see you have understood much more than is common. I reached that same point twenty years ago.

Good evening, good going,
Glenn H

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