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Glass goes ballistic: What happens when you shoot a bullet at Prince Rupert’s drops?

By April Gocha / May 11, 2017

Prince Rupert’s drops are strong—but are they strong enough to survive being shot with a high-speed bullet at point-blank range? YouTube channel SmarterEveryDay recently posted a series of videos exploring the limits of strength of Prince Rupert’s drops in the face of some serious ammunition spewed from progressively bigger guns.

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Is there room for porosity in nuclear ceramics? And much more inside January/February ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / December 15, 2016

The January/February 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online—and it’s packed full of great content to kick off the new year.

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