Sunday, 22 July 2012

The science behind Spiderman

Tom Stubbs

Superheroes have amazed audiences for almost 80 years. They showcase a spectacular range of supernatural abilities; but are any of these possible? The video below examines the abilities of Spiderman. Could a retrovirus cause immediate cell mutation? Can spider-size physics be scaled to a human? Is there such a thing as 'spider-sense'? Find the answers in the video below and share with your friends.

Video from ASAP Science -