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  • This big splat is a low-velocity collision, said study co-author Erik Asphaug, a planetary scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Earth's 2 Moons? It's Not Lunacy, But New Theory

  • The soldiers were equipped with paintball guns and beanbags, and also "low-velocity" pistols to protect themselves, the officials said.

    Israeli navy seizes Gaza-bound aid ship, meets no resistance

  • The soldiers were equipped with paintball guns and bean bags, and "low-velocity" pistols to protect themselves, the officials said.

    Israel gives its account of raid on aid ship headed for Gaza

  • The commandos boarded the ship seeking to avoid casualties, armed with paintball guns and low-velocity pistols, officials said.

    Israeli Soldiers Board Aid Ship

  • The Germans mounted the low-velocity 7.5 centimeter gun designed for an infantry support role on a Mark 3 tank chassis.

    Deathride

  • These two companies have created special low-recoil, low-velocity rounds that employ special bullets designed to expand reliably at slow speeds.

    Ammunition

  • All supernovae have low-velocity cores of stable iron-group elements.

    How To Ingite A Cosmic Lighthouse

  • The Federal Reserve's purposeful attempt to control the economy by controlling money supply has largely been defeated by consumers and businesses who suddenly and almost violently shifted deposits from thrifts into money market funds and from long-term investments into liquid assets -- that is, from low-velocity into high-velocity money -- to the point where no one can really tell any more what the "money supply" is or ever what the term means.

    Schumpeter And Keynes

  • In research conducted at the Central Medical Establishment, he had discovered that 80 percent of combat wounds were caused by low-velocity missiles—flak splinters or fragments of cannon and machine gun shells.

    Masters of the Air

  • Essentially, the orthicon was a pickup tube that used a low-velocity electron beam to scan a photoactive mosaic.

    First Man

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