uppressors are a hot item these days, and for good reason. They make firearms way more enjoyable to shoot, but mitigating the noise they make—in some cases to the point of the shooter not needing hearing protection. They also make it much easier on new shooters when it comes to learning the basics while not developing a flinch. Anybody who was taught to shoot on a gun that kicked too hard and reported to loud for a beginner knows how difficult it is to overcome. In this Gun Science installment, we take a look at exactly what's going on inside a suppressor as a bullet and gasses pass through it when a shot is fired.