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Nothingness Has Friction, And The Fastest Spinning Object Ever Made Could Measure It

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Scientists have created the fastest spinning object ever made, taking them a big step closer to being able to measure the mysterious quantum forces at play inside 'nothingness'. The record-breaking object in question is a tiny piece of silica, capable of whipping around billions of times per second - creating sufficient sensitivity that the team think they'll be able to use it to detect unfathomably small amounts of drag caused by the 'friction' within a vacuum.

https://www.sciencealert.com/nothingness-has-friction-and-we-need-the-fastest-spinning-object-ever-made-to-measure-it

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