This is Why We Don’t Have to Take Science on Faith November 3, 2014

This is Why We Don’t Have to Take Science on Faith

This is just neat. Anyone who’s taken a physics class knows that a bowling ball and a feather are supposed to fall at the same speed due to the effects of gravity, but air resistance prevents that from happening in real life.

In a neat video from BBC Two, Physicist Brian Cox went to NASA’s Space Power Facility in Ohio and they conducted the same experiment in a vacuum chamber (where air resistance is no longer a factor).

You know how the experiment will end, but it’s still really cool to see it in action:

(via io9. Thanks to William for the link)

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