Falling Cats

The physics of falling cats. Narrated by Australian physicist Karl Kruszelnicki.

The Age (Melbourne, Australia) - Sep 4, 1991

     Posted By: Alex - Sat Jun 27, 2020
     Category: Science | Cartoons | Cats

The theory/guess needs additional testing due to the small sample size of 132 events. This can easily be done using a cat-a-pult.
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 06/27/20 at 07:38 AM
I once owned a cat (yes, I owned it) that had a habit of exiting through the window of the second floor apartment, usually at night, onto the lawn outside. It was smart enough not to wander off and I would find it waiting on the doorstep in the morning. But it wasn't smart enough not to go out the window in rainy weather.
Posted by KDP on 06/27/20 at 10:27 AM
Now strap some buttered toast to it, and try the experiment again.
Posted by Richard Bos on 06/30/20 at 01:41 PM
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