Thanks, Bob!*

I saw this last week and thought it was pretty astounding. Spiders spinning carbon nanotube- and graphene-infused webs. Now all we need is a good way to harvest the silk and turn it into useful objects. (Actual paper is here [PDF].)

Meanwhile, over in the Astronomy Department:

*All the spiders in our house are named Bob. It’s easier that way.

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