MIT Researchers Release Music Made by Spiders

Would you be interested in hearing spider songs? MIT researchers have created haunting (albeit confused and jumbled) music out of spider webs; they created 3D scans of the webs and assigned different notes to different strands and made the melody based on how spiders constructed the webs over time. The researchers are looking into the possibility of influencing spiders’ behaviour using the music, as they sense the world primarily through their webs’ vibrations. Read full article here

FASCINATING READS, SUMMARISED

The occasional email full of conversation-worthy content