A Different Take On ‘Create a Vacuum Day’
So here’s an odd one – today is “National Create a Vacuum Day“!
Here’s what nationalwhateverday.com has to say:
Create a Vacuum Day is celebrated on February 4th of each year. In everyday usage, the vacuum is a volume of space that is essentially empty of matter, such that its gaseous force is much less than atmospheric pressure. The word comes from the Latin term for “empty”. A perfect vacuum would be one with no particles in it at all, which is impossible to achieve in practice. Physicists often discuss ideal test results that would occur in a perfect vacuum, which they simply call “vacuum” or “free space”, and use the term partial vacuum to refer to real vacuum.
I have a particle-filled take on what “makes vacuum cleaners perfect”. Many people in this day and age would now say that the ‘perfect vacuum’ is a wireless product like the Bissell cordless vaccum cleaner. The Bissell is still as portable as any wireless vacuum, but specialises in cleaning pet hair. Anyway, here are some of ideas of the perfect vacuum.
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