Tag: built for science

The Artificial Gravity Lab

– Last video, I was at the Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Lab at Brandeis University, and while I was there one of the team just casually mentioned that they have an artificial gravity laboratory. Artificial Gravity Facility sounds like something out of science fiction, but it’s not, and there’s very much a reason why I’m […]

G-Force, Jerk, and Passing Out In A Centrifuge

– This is the Royal Air Force training centrifuge at Farnborough. And the team here are going to push me as far as they’re allowed to push a civilian. – The centrifuge has been here since 1955. The device was originally installed for research purposes, although these days it’s used for training as much as […]