Google+

BBC Future

Head Squeeze

How fast and how far do bullets go?

What’s true for a screwed up piece of paper and a cricket ball is also true for bullets – how far and fast it goes depends on how hard you throw it and the shape and mass of the thing itself.

For more videos subscribe to the Head Squeeze channel on YouTube.

If you would like to comment on this video or anything else you have seen on Future, head over to our Facebook page or message us on Twitter.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.