ballistics ballistics  /bə ˈlɪ stɪks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the trajectory of an object in free flight
  2. (n) the science of flight dynamics

Usage(s):

  1. Aides to attorney General John Ashcroft have quietly sidetracked a White House promised study of ballistics fingerprinting, a forensic technique hotly opposed by the gun lobby.
  2. How Science Solves Crimes: From ballistics to DNA, forensic scientists are revolutionizing police workon TV and in reality.
  3. Thomas, an expert on ballistics, points out that their speed when they hit the satellite would be about 46,000 ft.

News

  1. The Diamond Deception

    Bill Leff visits with Mike Gallagher author of the new novel The Diamond Deception , a baseball centered crime thriller. ‘When FBI Agent Pete Dobbins is assigned to investigate three murders, in three different cities, connected by ballistics evidence, he …
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WGN Radio Chicago

  2. SAAMI Visits PCB Facilities in Depew, NY

    Ballistics Pressure Measurement Training Course Depew, NY, USA – PCB Piezotronics, Inc. was pleased to host the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute (SAAMI), at its headquarters in Depew, NY. SAAMI is an association of the nation's leading manufacturers of firearms, ammunition and components.  SAAMI was founded in 1926 at the request of the federal government and tasked ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. Double homicide trial delayed until December

    The double homicide trial for Greg Avery has been delayed until December so the defense can have a ballistics evidence expert testify.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Observer-Reporter

Quotes

  1. "They have linked these cases as having common threads of evidence -- ballistics, DNA and a variety of other forensics," Los Angeles councilor Bernard Parks, who sponsored the reward, said Wednesday.
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Bernard Parks Source: AFP

  2. Home Secretary Jacqui Smith said: "Every gun or bullet tells a story. The National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS) helps police unravel that story and track down offenders. NABIS's specialist CSI-style analysis of ballistics - effectively...
    on Mar 2, 2009 By: Jacqui Smith Source: 24dash

  3. "This clearly contradicts ballistics laws. Or, as we say in Russia, it's the like trying to reach your left ear with your right hand," Putin said, Novosti reported.
    on Feb 10, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: United Press International

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