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Submission + - Bullet-proof sheets of carbon nanotubes (cnn.com)

An anonymous reader writes: FTA: "Lashmore's company, Nanocomp Technologies, is the first in the world to make sheets of carbon nanotubes — microscopic tubes stronger than steel but lighter than plastic.(...) In April, Lashmore had a mechanical multicaliber gun shoot bullets at different versions of his sheet, each less than a fifth of an inch thick, at a speed of 1,400 feet per second. Four sheets were breached, but three showed no damage."

Other possible uses: Shark suit? Bullet-proof Faraday cage?

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Bullet-proof sheets of carbon nanotubes

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