He’s less brooding than Batman, and slightly more ruffled than Superman. Spiderman is one of the classic Stan Lee superhero creations.
However, are superheroes possible? I’m not talking about the real life superheroes that are roaming various cities across America, and around the world.
Batman and Ironman, definitely possible. We just need some billionaires with a penchant for justice. One all broody, one a genius, playboy – and we’ve got them sorted.
However, are the superheroes that are more than just charm and gadgets possible?
In this video from AsapSCIENCE, Mitchell Moffit take a look at the science behind Spiderman. In theory, if a nasty spider bite gave him a retrovirus, then yes, he could be real. Sure, he’d have hairy palms which may be a bit of a turn off for Mary Jane.
It just goes to show you that with the right thinking, the right information and logic applied, almost anything may be possible. Dream on Anthillians!
The science of Spiderman