What Happens When A Bullet Is Fired Straight Into The Air?

What Happens When A Bullet Is Fired Straight Into The Air?
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Have you ever wondered what happens to that bullet which was fired straight into the air? Does it fall back to the earth? Of course, it does. 

What if, it lands on someone's head? Is it dangerous to fire a bullet straight into the air? 

Yes ... well, probably ... maybe ... it kind of depends. Depends on what? Let's find out.

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So, what really happens when we fire a gun straight into the air?

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Should you take cover after the bullet is fired?

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Well, let's talk science.

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More science talk.

More science talk.

What's the real trouble?

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So what?

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That's right.

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Tending towards zero mile per hour.

Tending towards zero mile per hour.

Now, it's at zero mile per hour.

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Remember high school physics. a=9.8 m/s^2

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400 MPH! That's too much.

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So, that means it's really dangerous.

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Then what about 400MPH?

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So, say no to celebratory gun fire.

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Totally agree

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It should be illegal everywhere.

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Got the point?

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Source Tech Insider