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Biology

Ligaments and Joints of the Human Foot

January 30, 2023

Condyloid or ellipsoidal joints allow more movement than simple hinge joints. As a result, at the metatarsophalangeal joints, we get not only flexion and extension, but abduction, adduction, and even a bit of circumduction. […]

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Astronomy

Wondrium Looks at Influential Astronomer Carl Sagan

January 29, 2023

Carl Sagan was a world-famous American astronomer and planetary scientist. He contributed research on the possibility of alien life and hosted the popular television show Cosmos. Wondrium explores his life and legacy. […]

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Science

Traditional Quantum Mechanics Vs. Second Quantization

January 29, 2023

The traditional quantum mechanics found its more modernized version in the second quantum revolution. While it introduced newer concepts like virtual photons, it did heavily rely on the traditional Heisenberg principle of uncertainty. […]

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Science

What Is Magnetic Moment?

January 29, 2023

At a scientific conference, it was discussed that the magnetic moment of the electron could be measured with much accuracy and precision. The later findings about the anomalous magnetic moment further served to prove the presence of virtual particles around subatomic particles. […]

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Science

Ligaments and Joints of the Knee

January 26, 2023

The human knee is a hinge joint that is well protected by collateral and cruciate ligaments. Apart from these, there are other smaller ligaments that strengthen the posterior part of the knee. […]

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Science

Muscles in the Posterior Compartment of the Leg

January 25, 2023

There are six or seven posterior leg muscles that can run either superficial or deep. While the superficial ones are the most obvious, the deeper running muscles are related to the anterior muscles. […]

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