Air Force cadet invents bullet proof goo

ga('send', 'event', 'Health & Wellbeing', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});ga('send', 'event', 'Life Hacks', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});ga('send', 'event', 'Style & Design', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});

Sludgy liquid substances have never been the obvious choice for making bullet proof material, but a cadet in the US Air Force has invented a goo that can stop even a .44 Magnum bullet. Back in 2014, Cadet 1st Class Hayley Weir was in a class where the students were given three materials to make a shield - epoxy, kevlar and carbon fibre, but Weir changed the mixture, replacing the epoxy with a shear thickening fluid. And three years since that class, a material capable of stopping bullets is close to being finished. “The armor industry is a multibillion dollar industry with…

Add to my folders:

Select any pre-existing folders to add the current post to. Posts will be added to a 'default' folder if nothing is selected.

Create a new folder (Optional)

Separate with commas to add multiple folders. The current post is automatically added to any new folders you create (e.g. my new folder, my second folder).


Remove from my folders

Below is a list of folders where the current post appears in. Select the folder you wish to remove it from.