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Old April 23rd, 2007, 14:42   #28
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Originally Posted by mcguyver View Post
No, because they would have to be measurable and repeatable results to have any scientific merit. They would argue that they could not guage temperature, wind, the BB weight (they didn't witness what precisely was used), the gun, distance to target, angle of incidence, etc., etc.. All they could say was "We didn't test it in our lab, so your results or opinions don't matter", and scientifically, they would be right.

The only way it would work would be to shoot one of the scientists in the eye in his lab during an experiment. How likely would that be to happen?
Actually there are a number of standard values for the amount of energy that must be applied to certain body parts to cause injury used in the fields of Human Kinetics and Engineering. I just don't think anyone has done the work.

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