Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/is-it-possible-to-create-a-perfect-vacuum-rolf-landua-and-anais-rassat The universe is bustling with matter and energy. Even in the vast, apparent emptiness of intergalactic space, there’s one hydrogen atom per cubic meter. But is there such thing as a total absence of everything? Is it possible to make a completely empty space? Rolf Landua and Anais Rassat explain the science behind vacuums. Lesson by Rolf Landua and Anais Rassat, directed by Karrot Animation. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible. Mircea Oprea, Megan Whiteleather, Adil Abdulla, Steven LaVoy, Mayank Kaul, Ryohky Araya, Vivian James, Tan YH, Brittiny Elman, Mayra Urbano, Ruth Fang, David & Pamela Fialkoff, Miami Beach Family, Kostadin Mandulov, Alex Schenkman, Matteo De Micheli, Hachik Masis Bagdatyan, Sdiep Sriram, Ivan Todorović, Caz Galloway.