Everything Is a Harmonic Oscillator

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Everything is blocks on springs. Pull the block, let go, and, as far as friction-agnostic physicists are concerned, it bounds back and forth forever. So will a pendulum bob—not just in a similar-ish way, but rigorously, quantitatively, exactly the same way. Same with water in a U-shaped tube a…
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