I just saw an experiment where a heavy object (bowling ball) and a light object (feather) are dropped in a vacuum and they both fall at the same speed (almost like a slow motion video) and reach the bottom at the same time. But when the same two objects are dropped in a non vacuum environment, the ball hits the ground immediately while the feather has not even covered half the distance. I know this is somehow related to air resistance and terminal velocity and he air resistance reduces the acceleration of the ball to zero. but what I do not understand is that how come air resistance helps in increasing the speed of the ball ? Isn't it a kind of resistance ? Is it that in the vacuum experiment, the ball reaches the ground very quick and only the video is in slow motion ?
Thought of adding the video link as well: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E43-CfukEgs