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Cat righting reflex - Wikipedia

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The cat righting reflex is a cat's innate ability to orient itself as it falls in order to land on its feet. ... Depending on the cat's flexibility and initial angular momentum, if any, the ...

How does a cat land on its legs when dropped? - PhysLink.com

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To understand how a cat can land on it's feet, you must first understand some ... its legs increases its rotational inertia and thus slows the cat�s angular speed.

The Physics of a Falling Cat : Ri Channel

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Why do cats always land on their feet? ... Diagram of a falling cat rotating with zero net angular momentum ... favicon High-speed collisions in space ...

Rotation, cats landing on their feet, and conservation of angular ...

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Jul 26, 2012 ... Rotation, cats landing on their feet, and conservation of angular ... So angular velocity isn't defined (or at least not the way I expect) for non-rigid ...

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Aug 8, 2012 ... High Speed video. Cats. Physics. Weightlessness. Of all my videos, if you don't share this one, you probably never will. Please consider ...
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Jan 17, 2012 ... When falling, a cat is able to twist and turn so as to land on its feet. ... moving its legs to change its angular velocity and hence its moment of ...

How Does a Cat Always Land on Its Feet? - helix

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And because its body is flexible, the angular velocity of the front of the cat is ... Now all four feet of the cat are pointing downward, and the cat is ready to land.

How *do* cats land on their feet when falling, anyway? | Skulls in the ...

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Feb 5, 2014 ... Since angular momentum is proportional to the rotation speed, there .... 8 Responses to How *do* cats land on their feet when falling, anyway?

how cats almost always land on their feet - Physics 111 ...

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Nov 23, 2012 ... how cats almost always land on their feet ... This allows the cat to increase its angular velocity in the front and decrease its angular velocity in ...

How cats land on their feet | Lost in Science

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Jan 25, 2011 ... Turning in mid-air seems to violate the conservation of angular… ... How cats land on their feet ... High-speed photos of a cat falling on its feet ...