Professor Eric Laithwaite gives a demonstration of a large gyro wheel

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Professor Eric Laithwaite (1921-1997), former Professor of Heavy Electrical Engineering at Imperial College London, shows what happens when a very heavy wheel is spun up to 2,500 RPM. Recorded in 1983. For more information please visit http://www2.imperial.ac.uk/blog/videoarchive/2009/12/09/eric-laithwaite and http://www2.imperial.ac.uk/blog/videoarchive/2012/11/01/