Watching Bats Fly In Slow Motion Reveals Biological Badassery

Watching Bats Fly In Slow Motion Reveals Biological Badassery


SmarterEveryDay looks into the bone structure of bat vs. bird wings and describes how bats have more mass in their wings compared to birds, so their body positions are more influenced by the inertia of their wings. This video even includes some footage of a robobat being developed at Brown. Huh. So this is what it feels like to be crushed under the weight of too many Batman jokes. [SmarterEveryDay]