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www.popsci.com/technology/article/2010-12/video-new-navy-railgun-test-sets-new-record-launching-metal-bullet-mach-7-speeds

Dec 10, 2010 ... The Navy just broke its own record for an awesomely powerful railgun, which can hurl a projectile hundreds of miles at superfast speeds without using explosives. Today's 33-megajoule shot — powerful enough to launch 33 Smart cars at 100 mph — means the Navy can fire projectiles at least 125 miles, ...

www.livescience.com/37195-japan-bullet-train-worlds-fastest-maglev-train.html

Jun 5, 2013 ... Would you ride on a train that floats on air and travels at speeds of 310 mph (500 km/h)?. Japan is betting that millions of its citizens would: The nation has successfully tested its new generation of "L0" trains that use magnetic levitation, or "maglev" technology, to achieve record-breaking speeds. The L0 ...

www.livescience.com/60219-china-debuts-fastest-bullet-trains.html

Aug 24, 2017 ... China was once home to the world's fastest trains, but that position was temporarily derailed in 2011, after a crash between two bullet trains killed 40 people and injured nearly 200 more, leading officials to scale back maximum train speeds from 350 km/h (217 mph) to 300 km/h (186 mph). But the country is ...

www.slashgear.com/japans-new-maglev-bullet-train-is-now-the-fastest-in-the-world-22380159

Apr 22, 2015 ... Japan Railways' latest mag-lev bullet train just broke its own record as the fastest train in the world. The bullet train travelled at 603 kph (374 mph), blowing through last week's top speed of 590 kph (366 mph). At it's fastest, the train covered a mile in 10 seconds, which is insanely fast. This particular maglev ...

answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20060818230640AAHrxvN

Depends on the caliber, the amount and type of powder, and the bullet weight. Most rifle calibers travel at supersonic speeds. The "crack" you hear is a mini sonic boom. Most handgun calibers travel much slower than that. Average speed for a 9mm handgun round is about 1100 feet per second.

www.discovery.com/tv-shows/mythbusters/mythbusters-database/sneeze-travel-100-mph

Apr 11, 2012 ... As for whether a sneeze can go the distance, neither MythBuster could break the 20-foot mark. Instead, Adam's and Jamie's flying phlegm landed 17 and 13 feet away, respectively. So while sneezes still spew snot fast and far, the busted myth proves their much-advertised speed and distance stats are full of ...

www.nbcnews.com/tech/innovation/going-366-mph-maglev-train-breaks-12-year-speed-record-n343641

Apr 17, 2015 ... A Japanese bullet train reached a speed of 366 mph during a test run this week, breaking the previous record of 361 mph set in 2003 — and the train might break it again next week. The train was running on a test course, and only technicians were along for the ride. A spokesperson for the company told the ...

www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2016/09/21/Buckeye_Bullet_breaks_its_own_speed_record.html

Sep 21, 2016 ... A sunny day in Utah, a dry salt track and the persistence of Ohio State University's ace team of student and graduate automotive electrical engineers combined to give the team its latest land-speed record for an electric vehicle. Racing across the Bonneville Salt Flats on Monday, the Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3  ...

www.businessinsider.com/the-10-fastest-trains-in-the-world-2012-11

Nov 26, 2012 ... Until the project is complete, American rail travelers will have to settle for Acela trains, which hit 150 mph. While impressive compared to highway speeds, that's nothing next to what real high speed rail can do. Among the fastest in the world, these trains regularly top 200 mph and even crack above the 300 ...