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    One Million FPS Slo-Mo Bullet Impact Video

    I posted this on another board too. Pretty cool.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfDoQwIAaXg

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    love how u can see it "liquefy" for a brief time

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    those first two were tapered on both ends

    what different media are they blasting into.......a couple of those bullets went completely through..............useless wound........heat sealed the wound

    those glancing shots were pretty slick
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    Some looked like lead to me. A couple like steel. But, I really don't know for sure.

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    Looks like some ballistic gelatin in there too. I really love the look of the buckshot at the end hitting the animal silhouettes. Great stuff!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Chesapeake View Post
    Looks like some ballistic gelatin in there too. I really love the look of the buckshot at the end hitting the animal silhouettes. Great stuff!
    Yea. Like they saved the best for the last.

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    The video is cool

    But, I don't believe they were traveling at 1,000,000 FPS(189.39 miles per sec).
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    Quote Originally Posted by beenthere View Post
    The video is cool

    But, I don't believe they were traveling at 1,000,000 FPS(189.39 miles per sec).
    Film speed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by the dangling wrangler View Post
    Film speed?
    A million frames a second. Maybe. I'm not sure they have that technology either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by beenthere View Post
    A million frames a second. Maybe. I'm not sure they have that technology either.

    I don't know of any man made weapon that even comes close.
    Could be a typo. Either way, it's different.

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    Yea no way that must be a typo. I shoot 5.56 at 3400fps, I'm sure the military has stuff much faster but that no where near that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by beenthere View Post
    A million frames a second. Maybe. I'm not sure they have that technology either.
    Indeed. High speed X-ray. Exposure times in the tens of nanoseconds and frame rates above 1 million frames / second.

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    Unrelated, but speaking of high speed...

    In my lab we have a multiphoton microscope used for high resolution cell imaging. It uses a pulsed infrared laser which has a pulse width of about 20 femtoseconds (0.000000000000020 sec.) and a peak power of ~ 100 kilowatts.

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