How big can guns get?
About ten minutes after the first gun was invented, you know that someone looked at it and asked, “How big can we make one of these suckers?” This video is about that perennial human desire to make a bigger, more powerful way to kill each other. Actually, only the first half of the video is about guns that are specifically and solely meant to kill people. The other half is about guns that were designed to shoot things into space. Mostly satellites and stuff, but there is the possibility that some of those projectiles will be weapons.
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