How Spiders Use Silk to Fly | ScienceTake


Spider flight, known as ballooning, is a mysterious phenomenon not fully understood by science. How is it that spiders can use their own silk to ride the wind for miles at a time? A researcher in Berlin tested crab spiders in nature and a wind tunnel to find out more about how they fly.

Read the story here: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/26/science/spiders-ballooning-wind.html

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