I recently watch a lecture by Neil Tyson where he said the closest thing we have to a vacuum is interstellar space. I believe he said there will be one atom per 1 cubic meter or something close to ...
A firearm relies upon some kind of explosive powder to drive the slug out of the barrel. My guess however is that in space (at GEO, or higher) a firearm would be unusable due to the extremes of ...
It seems to me that space doesn't have any/much air, and if my bottle is full of air, when I open it, where does the air go?
[insert obligatory statement of my lack of knowledge in physics] Alright, so we have all seen the movies where someone gets blasted out of the airlock on their starship, or their suit decompresses ...