Earth & Conservation

Slow Motion Bullets: How Do Guns Work?

Guns go off in the blink of an eye. Let's see what goes on as a gun is fired off IN SLOW MOTION!

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Gun Powder
http://science.howstuffworks.com/dictionary/chemistry-terms/gunpowder-info.htm
Placed in a container such as a paper tube or the barrel of a gun, and touched off by a flame or spark, gunpowder explodes. Spread thinly in an open space, gunpowder merely burns rapidly.

Shooting Record
http://recordsetter.com/gun-world-records
The record for farthest distance to shoot a matchstick in half goes to George Harkenrider
who shot a matchstick in half from 90 feet away.