To Do Zero-G Experiments On Earth, You Need A Massive Vacuum Chamber

How can you experiment with the effects of zero-G without launching into space or flying a plane in stomach-lurching parabolic patterns? With a really, really big vacuum chamber, of course. Luckily, they have one in Bremen, Germany. Watch how it works in the video below.

Zero-G Experiments on Earth: The Bremen Drop Tower

It's not the world's biggest vacuum chamber, but it's still plenty cool.

Why Isn't Zero-G The Same As Zero Gravity?

They may sound the same, but they mean two different things.

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What Are These Cats Doing In Zero-G?

DNews found a very strange video clip from the mid-20th century—one that's still affecting space travel today.

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Written by Curiosity Staff January 17, 2017