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Spins Them Webs

The Times on the science of Spider-Man (requires registration).

“Close analysis of the remarkable gifts given to Peter Parker by the bite of a radioactive spider has revealed that they stretch the limits of physics and biology rather more than his famous skin-tight costume.”

Related: the science of other superheroes; accompanying image; The Science of Superheroes (at Amazon.com, at Wiley).

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Paul Love

Written by Paul Love who lives and works in Edinburgh building useful things.