How fast is too fast? - Richard Hammond head injuries.

geoff_a_pult

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No Boss said:
GPriest said:
Probably not as perfect, the bullet would loose momentum and not continue on such a straight course for that long period of time, as it was shot from a hand gun.

You guys do realize common bullets travel at speeds between 180m/s and 1500 m/s, right?

/even though 180 m/s is about 402mph, which is a common speed for rocket cars, you'd never be able to focus on a bullet next to you at that speed.
//Hollywood isn't reality.

Not to mention that gravity works on bullets completely normally. Even if the bullet were fired exactly next to the car, and those inside were able to focus on it, it would appear to them to be falling straight downward at the same speed as if someone dropped it while standing still.
 

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Optimus has it right. The bullet, if fired from about 4 feet up would fall the ground in about a second.
 
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