WATCH: What Happens When You Drop a Feather and Bowling Ball in the World’s Biggest Vacuum?

If you ever took a physics class and actually paid attention (so, no one), you might remember them talking an awful lot about a vacuum, free of any air resistance, a mystical place where a bowling ball and a feather could fall at the same speed.

It turns out these vacuums actually exist in the real world, and in this video BBC reporter Brian Cox pays a visit to the world’s biggest vacuum at NASA’s Space Power Facility in Ohio to see if the experiment would really work.

For some reason, this is so satisfying, whether you like physics or not.

Skip ahead to 2:45 to see what actually happens.