Scientists Translated a Spiderweb Into Music, And It’s Utterly Captivating #MusicMonday #SpiderMusic
Who knew spider webs sounded so eerie? Fascinating research into how spiderwebs are used for communication. There is also a VR experience that lets users interact with the 3D musical modals.
This research, the team says, will not only help them better understand the three-dimensional architecture of a spider’s web, but may even help us learn the vibrational language of spiders.
“The spider lives in an environment of vibrating strings,” engineer Markus Buehler of MIT explained in 2021. “They don’t see very well, so they sense their world through vibrations, which have different frequencies.”
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