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The Relative Bone Strength and Relative Muscle Strength Problem
Relative bone strength can be defined as the strength of the bone divided by the weight being supported by the leg bones. Likewise the relative muscle strength can be defined as the strength of the animal divided by its weight.
The relative bone strength and the relative muscle strength are grouped together because they are similar scaling problems. For both, strength is function of the cross-sectional area. If we look at the longest length of a bone or muscle and then imagine cutting this length in half, the newly exposed area is the cross-sectional area. The strength of either a bone or a muscle is directly proportional to this cross-sectional area, so both bone and muscle strength are two dimensional attributes. Yet body mass is a function of volume, a three dimensional attribute. In accordance to Galileo's Square Cube Law, as we look at increasingly larger animals, the mass of each animal increases at a faster rate than the cross-sectional areas of either the bone or the muscle. Thus, larger animals have less relative muscle strength and less relative bone strength than that of smaller animals.
originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: InTheLight
Aye, but they will burn out as well.
Nothing lasts forever, not even the universe.
We do indeed know nothing, and probably never will in the grand scheme of things.
The alternative though is to stagnate and descend into apathy and end up like Rome.
Then again we kind of are Rome and the dark ages were not that dark.
Nice talking with you i need to get some sleep now, kids up for school in 5 hours.
Have a good evening.
originally posted by: ClovenSky
a reply to: booyakasha
The number people the take the EU theory seriously are growing daily. More and more discoveries are being made. The proponents are starting to make cosmology predictions that are far more accurate than those based solely on math and what our current experts are able to regurgitate. Just like newtons law of gravity, he was able to come up with a formula that explained 'what' but not even close to explaining 'why' or even 'how'. I think the biggest win will be when the EUs theory of our sun is confirmed. There is no patching together the outdated theories after that. When the sun is found out to be an electrical phenomena versus a nuclear reactor, then the fun starts.
good times ahead.
where affected we would have anti gravity would be
originally posted by: ignorant_ape
a reply to: Hyperboles
because we are not - its as simple as that
yours is an " ignorance of the gaps " failure
500 years ago - no one understood a myriad of basic sciences that are now taught to 12 yer olds - and that all but a small number of cultists now accept and understand
so - why is gravity - so important to you ???
we fully understand the effects of gravity on earth - and rely on them for several things
so why is the underlying explainer vital to you - and what would we be able to do - if we " cracked " it ?