Friday, October 27, 2006

Is That a Banana in Your Range Bag...?

Some pretty cool stuff here, courtesy of reader Jeff.

Figure 14. A 1-microsecond direct-illumination photo reveals the
fate of a banana struck by a .22-caliber rifle bullet, illustrating
how destructive high-speed bullets and their attendant shock
waves are for soft tissue and cellular material.

Photograph by S. S. McIntyre and Gary S. Settles.