[Radio] We Ask Not Why But How: Cat physics

cat-sky-diver-1-cp1aCats. The internet is full of them. Whether they’re hiding in boxes, attacking your television or just looking grumpy, we share a worldwide cultural obsession with our furry friends. One fact about cats that we love to share is that no matter how they fall, they will always land firmly on their feet. Or will they? And what does it have to do with buttered toast?

I called in the expertise of Matthew Hill, a postgraduate student in physics communications at the University of Sydney, who often finds his cats trapped with boxes stuck over their heads.

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