Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
The Military

Submission + - New Face Paint Protects Soldiers Against Bomb Blasts-> 1 1

Zothecula writes: For millennia, face paint has helped soldiers avoid being seen by enemy forces. Recently, however, a team of scientists from the University of Southern Mississippi announced that a new type of face paint may soon also be able to protect against the heat of bomb blasts and other explosions. Additionally, a clear version of the paint could be used by civilian firefighters.
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

New Face Paint Protects Soldiers Against Bomb Blasts

Comments Filter:
  • It's not to prevent from the blast so much as the hot flash.
    If you are caught near an explosion, the hot flash can heat the skin to levels where any exposed skin has third degree burns.
    Conventional 'warpaint' doesn't do much if anything against this.
    What this does is to stop the heat radiation being absorbed by the skin.

Real programmers don't bring brown-bag lunches. If the vending machine doesn't sell it, they don't eat it. Vending machines don't sell quiche.

Working...