ASTRO BOB Supersonic bullets etch tunnels of light in Orion Nebula
If you haven't seen this picture yet, I'm glad you are now. Amazing, isn't it? What you're staring at are blue "bullets" of iron-rich gas shot out from growing stars inside the Orion Nebula. The bul... Posted on 1/14/13 at 4:07 PM
As Sgt. Joe Higgins patrolled the streets of Saba al-Bor, a tough town north of Baghdad, he was armed with bullets that had a lot more firepower than those of his 4th Infantry Division buddies.
As an Army sniper, Higgins was one of the select few toting an M14. The long-barreled rifle, an imposing weapon built for wars long past, spits out bullets larger and more deadly than the rounds that fit into the M4 carbines and M16 rifles that most soldiers carry.
Richard Lardner, The Associated Press
, May 27, 2008
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