# Is the double pendulum an example of a strange attractor?

Imagine a pendulum to which is attached another one (not necessarily the same length).

1. Does this pendulum, when you let it go (which can be done in many ways but let's keep the total potential energy always equal), always describe a figure that after a certain elapsed time resembles a part of a circle with a radius that's equal to the sum of the lengths of the two pendulums?

2. Is the double pendulum an example of a strange attractor?