US Air Force Academy cadet turns goo into bullet-stopping armor

Air Force Academy Cadet 1st Class Hayley Weir created a goo-like substance that can stop bullets

A US Air Force Academy cadet demonstrated that school lessons aren’t just about retreading old ground, by turning a classroom exercise into a new ballistic armor made out of goo. In 2014, Cadet 1st Class Hayley Weir’s assignment to combine epoxy, Kevlar and carbon fiber into an anti-ballistic substance inspired her to develop the task into a new type of flexible bullet stopper.

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