• @wahming
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    292 months ago

    Not that surprising when you think about it. Bullets operate on the principle of focusing force into an extremely small area, and armor piecing bullets just take that a step further by not deforming the moment they impact without adding any extra force. A heavy punch with the weight of an entire heavyweight behind it has so much more force than the few grams of mass a bullet has.

    • @Windex007@lemmy.world
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      122 months ago

      Yes.

      But keep in mind when estimating these things generally: energy scales linearly with mass, but quadraticly with velocity

    • Transporter Room 3
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      42 months ago

      I can hit with the force of a bullet, with 0 training, using only a baseball bat.

      It’s a bad comparison.