Showing posts from June, 2019

A fact only a true Spider Man fan must be aware of...

Are science talks your cup of tea? Or, are you a fan of Spider-Man? If you fit in any one of these, then this blog post is just for you. If Spider Man's web is anything like spider silk, it's surprisingly realistic! Yes, you heard it right.
One question must be intriguing us quite a long time as to why Peter Parker preferred spider silk to any other material. He would have chosen any other material over spider silk but chose spider silk for webbing. It was indeed a smart choice.
When Spider-Man was making his own web in the chemistry lab in his high school, he tried using saliva of a spider. Spider silk is a protein fibre which is stronger than steel.

A dragline silk's tensile strength is comparable to that of high-grade steel alloy and about half as strong as aramid filament such as Twaron or Kevlar, which is used for making bulletproof cloth. In 2008, a wood bases nanofiber achieved tensile stiffness eight times greater and with higher tensile strength than spider silk.

World Environment Day: Save the world from decay

Today, global citizens are celebrating the Eco Day to encourage worldwide awareness for the protection of the environment. Every year, World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 to focus on daily environmental challenges which leads to a catastrophe.
These challenges are just like weeds; it is safe to proceed with weeding at the germinating period and it requires strenuous efforts to recognize them as discrete units among the good ones.
Each year, Eco Day focuses on a unique theme. This year, the theme is to beat air pollution. It is much easier to propose than to execute. I believe in it.  So, I have planned to take up the 35 days challengeagain this year. Folks watch 100 days challenge show, few kiddos, who are cheated by the subconscious mind, end up their life playing the 50 days challenge game and the list rolls on. Why can't we make a change by taking up this meaningful Eco challenge?  After conquering these 35 days, you would definitely feel like challenging yourself for lif…