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Gyroscope
 

 

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      a spinning wheel set in a movable frame

 



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Telescopes use gyroscopes to help the telescopes stay in their orbit.

The gyroscope looks like a spinning top.







 

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Close-up of a gyroscope toy
The world's roundest gyroscope is used on Gravity Probe B.
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