Leslie_R (trojan@atoka.net)
Mon, 28 Aug 2000 10:13:12 -0500


Benjamin Liptak wrote:
>
> >It's probably not a metal at all, but a ceramic or >cermet. The best
> material we
> >have now would be reinforced carbon-carbon (RCC), >which is used for the
> nose of
> >the space shuttle. Tungsten carbide might also work.
>
> I would think that ceramics would be far too brittle to use as a weapon.
> It would shatter as soon as you hit something with it...
>
pottery ceramic ould of course.. but i seem to remember hearing on some
science show about experimental high-performance internal combustion
engines that were mostly or compleately out of ceramic

 
-Les

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