The Top 10 real-life Star Trek inventions

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#3 The Air Force's transparent armor
Air Force Research Laboratory Engineers are testing a new kind of transparent armor (stronger and lighter than traditional materials) that could stop armor-piercing weapons from penetrating vehicle windows. The group is testing aluminum oxynitride; ALON is a ceramic compound with a high compressive strength and durability. When polished, it is the premier transparent armor for use in armored vehicles.

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