Ever since I saw a hammer and a feather fall at the same rate on the Moon, I’ve been intrigued by this.
So when physicist Brian Cox (Ex drummer of D:Ream) visited the worlds largest vacuum chamber and carries out the same experiment, I had to watch.
Here’s the footage
The Programme website is available here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0276q28
Brian Cox visits NASA’s Space Power Facility in Ohio to see what happens when a bowling ball and a feather are dropped together under the conditions of outer space.