What If You Could Make Spider Web Like Spider-Man?

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Although you may not have the career success of “Spider-Man: No Way Home” star Tom Holland, you might be able to get your own spidey superpowers.

What’s that? Could you possibly shoot webs from your wrists just like Peter Parker, Spider-Man himself?

Well, it might be a little tricky biologically. But with some creativity, maybe you could fashion spider silk shooting devices that would have you swinging around the neighborhood.

Transcript and sources:

01:13 Web composition
02:12 Silk glands
02:46 Web strength
03:27 Spidey gadgets

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References:

Engineer Is Close to Creating Real-Life Spider-Man Web Shooters –
The Physics of Spider-Man’s Webs | WIRED –
What are spider webs made of? And how do they spin them? –
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