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Who invented gimbals?

gimbals-lampNo one knows who first came up with the idea of a gimbal (often used on the plural).  Gerolamo Cardano in the 16th century described the principle, but didn't claim to have invented gimbals, although the expression “cardon suspension” seems to give him credit for doing so. If you don't immediately know what a gimbal [more…]

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