Can Spider-Man Stop a Train?

Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 2 remains an all-time favorite among fans, and includes one of the most iconic moments in all super hero movie history. The action packed scene finds Spider-Man trying to stop a speeding train with nothing but his super strength and spider silk. It's a classic scene, but would Spidey really have been able to stop that train? Kyle swings in for answers in this week's Because Science! Learn more: THE ELABORATE STRUCTURE OF SPIDER SILK: in new tab NEW POLYMER ENERGY ABSORPTION FIBERS FOR ANTI-PENETRATION: in new tab TOUGHNESS: in new tab DARWIN’S BARK SPIDER: in new tab NYC SUBWAY CAR: in new tab