PHOTOS: Science Meets the Silver Screen

This summer, science has made a big splash in Hollywood.

Science Meets the Silver Screen

Science In Movies
Science In Movies
Science In Movies
Science In Movies
Science In Movies
Science In Movies
Science In Movies
Science In Movies
Movies and Teleportation
Science In Movies
The Spider-Man story begins in a lab when geeky Peter Parker, played in the film series by Toby Mcguire, is bitten by a radioactive spider. University of Minnesota physicist James Kakalios told ABCNEWS.com, "Real spider silk is strong enough; it could support him as he [swings from buildings]," he said. To read more about the history of science on the big screen, click here. (Columbia Pictures/AP Photo)
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