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Cat righting reflex

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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.

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 ...

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Oct 6, 2011 ... This explains how cats turn around while having zero net angular momentum during a fall. .... Animal Mysteries: Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet? ... High Speed Fun and a Fly Responding to a Blast Wave | Smarter Every ...
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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 ...

Why cats always land on their feet

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ways manage to land on their feet even if they fall from very high up'. ... The relation between angular velocity ω and angular momentum L in formula (2) can also ...

How Cats Always Fall on their Feet - Physics 111: Fundamental ...

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Nov 26, 2012 ... The cat is then in position to land feet first on the ground. ... allows the relationship between moment of inertia and angular velocity to be true.

How Cats Are Able to Land on All Four Feet | MetaFilter

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Cats can easily reach terminal velocity (the speed at which air resistance cancels out ... DU- The cat doesn't need to keep its angular momentum; it just needs to be in a ... Well, the good news is Snowball did land on her feet.

Falling Cat Robot Lands on its Feet - University of Adelaide

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Falling Cat Robot Lands on its Feet ... falling cat proposed the moments of inertia twist as the .... halves of the cat, their respective angular velocities can.

Why do cats always land on their feet? | Reference.com

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Cats land on their feet after a fall due to their reflexes and instincts. ... Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet Edu · Cats Land on Feet Angular Velocity · Facts about ...

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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 ... Let θ be the orientation (angle) of a body (such as a cat), and let ω be its angular velocity. It is well-known that θ can change even when the ...

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

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Feb 5, 2014 ... Last year, I wrote a blog post about the history of "cat-turning": the ... Since angular momentum is proportional to the rotation speed, there is no ...