Is Spider Silk Stronger Than Steel? | MythBusters Jr.

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  • Published on: 27 April 2019
  • In Spider Silk vs. Steel, Elijah, Cannan, and Allie test the age-old eight-legged myth that spider silk is stronger than steel.

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  • Runtime : 5:47
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COMMENTS: 40

  • Toad Pee
    Toad Pee   1 days ago

    First step of making a webshooter

  • Cal97g
    Cal97g   1 days ago

    Why are there kids on mythbusters

  • Eulyssis E
    Eulyssis E   2 days ago

    I want to see next if:Is blood really thicker than water?

  • John Kinsey
    John Kinsey   2 days ago

    I scrolled to this and automatically went well hell no it’s not, and of course, I was wrong.

  • Sorah Wang
    Sorah Wang   5 days ago

    Did you know spider silk is stronger than a kevlar bulet proof suit which is captain america when endgame suit was made

  • Dave Edelman
    Dave Edelman   1 weeks ago

    They forgot to spin the strands together.

  • Patriot
    Patriot   1 weeks ago

    That was just one strand of steel

  • Mr. Roy
    Mr. Roy   1 weeks ago

    Minecraft players : No

  • Abyss Roamer
    Abyss Roamer   2 weeks ago

    One question, how do they even collect these spider silk anyway? They are so sticky everytime

  • hello hh
    hello hh   2 weeks ago

    2 books of any weight with its pages intertwined can pull a vehicle, doesnt this means if the silk strands were intertwined it would hold double its rating on this test ?

  • Victor Arceno
    Victor Arceno   2 weeks ago

    There must be a smart guy who made these spiders with the capacity to make silk

  • kerryhyder1980
    kerryhyder1980   2 weeks ago

    Spider silk should have held like 400 kg because 25,000 strands it could of held like 5 people

  • Tobey Boyer
    Tobey Boyer   2 weeks ago

    I would like to see this test also done with platinum wring?

  • Ju Ju
    Ju Ju   3 weeks ago

    So when did mythbusters add kids? What happened to everybody?

  • Dubious
    Dubious   3 weeks ago

    but what type of spider silk was used?

  • josh dempsey
    josh dempsey   3 weeks ago

    Bruh why try copy the original narrator.

  • Duchess
    Duchess   4 weeks ago

    Kid charisma level - 0

  • James Sushkov
    James Sushkov   1 months ago

    Never watching the "jr" version again. My guy acts waaay too dorrkyy..

  • n01 n01
    n01 n01   1 months ago

    it would have worked better if the spider silk would have been twisted, like rope

  • MOE GEE
    MOE GEE   1 months ago

    These kids piss me off for no reason

  • Ryder McDermott
    Ryder McDermott   1 months ago

    It looked like the wire just unwound itself from bar under the stress from the weight. The camera didn't show it snap from the middle like the spider silk.

  • joebert barnedo
    joebert barnedo   1 months ago

    I wanted a braided line for fishing..made out of spider web..can u imagine how cool it will be..

  • Jake Farber
    Jake Farber   1 months ago

    Can you imagine what a sweater made out of spiders silk would be like? NO! Scratch that, you would never be able to get out of it!!! 😳

  • ScrotNimation
    ScrotNimation   1 months ago

    Imagine twisting the spider silks into a rope and use it to swing ourselves like spider man

  • Trippin
    Trippin   1 months ago

    steal wins over all, last's longer, better durability etc.

  • jonny ragaglia
    jonny ragaglia   1 months ago

    All of those kids are legitimately creeping me out...