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Supersonic strikes leave just a dent in this super-light material

Impact onto nanoarchitected carbon materials

A carbon latticework (above) can cushion speeding projectiles or send them bouncing off its surface. Credit: Carlos Portela et al.

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Nature 595, 153 (2021)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-01754-w

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