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Paper-Like Material Stops 9-Millimeter Bullets

Posted: Nov. 15th, 2012  |  By DailyLuxe News

(Tommy Lavergne, Rice Univ.)

A paper-thin material that stopped bullets in a laboratory tests conducted by a team of mechanical engineers and material scientists from Rice University and MIT.  Are there any volunteers who want to see if it really works? The article from Rice University from the article on FoxNews.com is very informative.  

Those academicians of the hallowed halls of education usually do lay it out neatly, so the rest of us squirrels can gather up our nuts, too. Scurry on till next time! 

Meanwhile the team has a disk of the bullets trapped in the clear material to show any skeptics. Ned Thomas told Rice University, "This would be a great ballistic windshield material."

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