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"A battlefield meteorite...

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...with the power to one day transform military strategy..."
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AtlPhilip said:
The other possibility is that the amount of energy being dumped creates a cloud of ionized gases or even a plasma cloud. Either could look very similar to a fireball as they exited the barrel.
Yep, we've lots of pressure differentials (air and otherwise), multiple dynamic compression zones, friction, lots of EM field interplay...

I'm working on one that uses gravity to warp spacetime in front of the bullet allowing it to travel at a much higher rate than allowed by traditional mechanics.
For those interested in how rail guns work, this video demonstrates the basic concept of one design.

Somebody alert the Atlanta Choo-Choo Commission!
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