October 17, 2021

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How Realistic Is Spider-Man’s Web Slinging Antics?

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How Realistic Is Spider-Man's Web Slinging Antics?

When Spider-Man made his own webbing in his high school chemistry class, he was smart to try to mimic spider silk. After all, the real stuff is pound for pound, stronger than steel. He also seems to have improved upon it, using what looks to be carbon nanotubes to provide even more strength and flexibility, just like scientists are investigating in real labs today.

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How Realistic Is Spider-Man’s Web Slinging Antics?