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 Aug 18 asked Do processes $P\propto\frac{1}{V^2}$, $P\propto\frac{1}{V^3}$, $P\propto\frac{1}{V^4}$, etc., exist in the real world? Aug 6 awarded Popular Question Jul 28 awarded Yearling Jul 24 asked How do Anamorphic images work? Jul 5 accepted How can a wooden spoon be used to prevent water from over boiling? Jun 30 asked How can a wooden spoon be used to prevent water from over boiling? Mar 29 accepted Question involving Vectors and Forces Mar 22 comment How can an an ant lift 50 times its own weight and pull 30 times its weight? This is the relevant section from your link: But in the rest of the universe, the scaling is actually much slower. Body mass increases along three dimensions, but the strength of legs and arms, which is proportional to their cross-sectional area, increases along just two dimensions. If a man is a million times more massive than an ant, he will be only 1,000,000 to the two-thirds power stronger: about 10,000 times, allowing him to lift objects weighing up to a hundred pounds, not thousands. Mar 22 comment How can an an ant lift 50 times its own weight and pull 30 times its weight? Thanks a lot for your answering & also for the interesting link.But my question is but how can you say that strength is related to Area of cross section of the muscle? A Google search did not give me a satisfactory definition of 'Strength' & its relation to the muscle's cross sectional area is not mentioned anywhere. Can you clarify? Mar 22 comment How can an an ant lift 50 times its own weight and pull 30 times its weight? Thanks. Your answer made sense but how can you say that strength is related to Area of cross section of the muscle? A Google search did not give me a satisfactory definition of 'Strength' & its relation to the muscle's cross sectional area is not mentioned anywhere. Can you clarify? Mar 14 comment How can an an ant lift 50 times its own weight and pull 30 times its weight? @Manishearth I'd like referenced claims. By the way, how long will it take for the mod to migrate this question? Mar 14 comment How can an an ant lift 50 times its own weight and pull 30 times its weight? @Manishearth I'll post the same question on Skeptics. Mar 14 asked How can an an ant lift 50 times its own weight and pull 30 times its weight? Feb 28 comment Question involving Vectors and Forces I got $Fcos\alpha=600$ - a relation between $F$ and $\alpha$ but how do I get a second relation involving $\beta$? Any suggestions? And thanks for answering :) Feb 28 comment Question involving Vectors and Forces I've modified the image. It now looks closer to the picture in the text book. Feb 28 revised Question involving Vectors and Forces corrected image Feb 28 accepted What is the velocity area method for estimating the flow of water? Feb 28 asked Question involving Vectors and Forces Feb 3 accepted How can we represent the motion of a particle in 2D space using Lagrange's equations? Feb 3 asked What is the velocity area method for estimating the flow of water?