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    The earth is round…

    The earth is round, and it rotates eastward around its own axis. One of the proofs of that is swinging and hanging under the dome of the Panthéon in Paris. It’s called Foucault’s Pendulum. I don’t know yet how this will relate to IL PENDOLO DI FOUCAULT by Umberto Eco, but I started reading it yesterday, and I can’t put it down. Here’s the first idea: A man named Casaubon hides in the Musée des Arts et Metiers in Paris after closing. He believes that his friend has been kidnapped by a secret society that is now after him, and they will meet in the museum. Meanwhile, he reflects on…