'Bullets' Made Of Sound Waves

In the 2002 movie Minority Report , characters use guns that fire sound waves to disable their enemies. It seems implausible, right? Well, not really. Chiara Daraio of the California Institute of Technology has helped to develop "bullets" made of sound waves that can be used by the military and in medicine.

In the 2002 movie Minority Report, characters use guns that fire sound waves to disable their enemies. It seems implausible, right? Well, not really. Chiara Daraio of the California Institute of Technology has helped to develop "bullets" made of sound waves that can be used by the military and in medicine. These "sound bullets" are compact bursts of acoustic energy that can form and travel in host material.

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