Hollywood magic or non-fiction?!

Do you know that scene in the movie Transformers 2 with the high-tech weapon that obliterates the huge, destructive guy on the pyramid?  No?  Well, it’s this one…

 

Well, it just so happens that this CGI futuristic technology isn’t so far-fetched after all.  The Electromagnetic Railgun will be on display to the public this week, Feb. 4-5, at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo in Washington, D.C.

Want to read more?  Check these links out:

Armed with Science, the US Defense Department Science Blog

US Navy o unveil weapon to the public

An $81M battery!