Why Do Cats Have Nine Lives? | James May’s Things You Need to Know

James May explains about speed, using a fast-moving mix of animation and graphics. Here he explores why terminal velocity can help cats survive a fall from a high apartment block window.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'45''
  • Broadcast year: 2012
Curriculum Connection
  • Physics

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: James May's Things You Need to Know
  • Series: 2
  • Episode: ...about Speed