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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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Video: Corning ushers in The Glass Age by busting some myths, Part II

By April Gocha / January 27, 2015

Mythbusters’ stars Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage sing glass’s praises in Part II of Corning’s “The Glass Age” video series.

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