Cat math: The physics of falling felines

Friday, May 1, 2020

 How do cats always land on their feet? Science is showing how. 

With a flying leap from the back of the couch or a graceful hop from the kitchen counter, cats always seem to land on their feet? Just how they do it has intrigued people for hundreds of years. In his new book, “Falling Felines and Fundamental Physics” UNC Charlotte professor Greg Gbur traces the scientific history of the question and searches for answers.