By Tia Ghose
AUSTIN, Texas — What if you could feel the weightlessness of drifting in space, without leaving the ground?
To try it out, I strapped on a virtual-reality (VR) headset and headphones today (March 13) here at the South by Southwest Interactive conference. The demonstration gives people a small taste of weightlessness by putting them in a chair filled with hydraulics while a VR headset transports them into the spaceship from the movie “Interstellar,” just as it enters a wormhole that induces zero gravity.
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