by Morley Evans
What do you think would happen if a 50 caliber bullet were fired at a structural steel I beam?
(The great big one on the right is the 50 caliber bullet.)
1). Would it pass right through like a hot knife cutting through warm butter?
2). Would it be squashed and bounce off?
What do you think would happen if an aluminum soda can smashed into a structural steel I beam? What about an airplane, or a jetliner which is essentially like an aluminum soda can and flies much slower than a bullet?