Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Scientists Figure Out How To Scale Walls Like Spider-Man

January 1, 1970 12:00 AM
170 5
Scientists Figure Out How To Scale Walls Like Spider-Man

If you're a big Spider-Man fan, you're going to love this: A team of researchers at Stanford has developed a way to scale glass walls using pads that attach to a person's hands.

The team is part of Stanford’s Biomimetics and Dexterous Manipulation Laboratory, a research group that previously created vertically climbing robots. The inspiration behind the design was not actually Spider-Man, but the gecko, which is able to climb up a variety of surfaces using what are known as...

Read more

Share in social networks:

Comments - 5
Anonymous

January 30, 2015 11:41 AM

asfd

bob tal

January 30, 2015 11:07 AM

2

Anonymous

January 30, 2015 11:45 AM

sdf

Tom

January 30, 2015 11:56 AM

sdf

bob tal

January 30, 2015 10:56 AM

1