# Acharya Samudra

Acharya Samudra studies at University of Hyderabad. He is doing his integrated masters in Physics. He's curious about the extremes of Physics, from the subatomic scale all the way to galaxies. Finding uniformities across nature pleases him. When not pondering over questions of physics, he can be found playing chess, listening to music or watching anime.

## Latus Rectum

The latus rectum is a special term defined for the conic section. To know what a latus rectum is, it helps to know what conic sections are. Conic sections are …

## Tubectomy

Tubectomy, also called as Tubal Ligation is a method of contraception or birth control for females. It is used as a permanent birth control measure. There are many procedures of …

## Clinical Thermometer

The clinical thermometer, also called the medical thermometer, is a device used to measure the human body temperature. The measurement of human body temperature is important in common medicine. It …

## Isodiaphers

Isodiaphers are nuclei with different neutron (n) and proton (p) numbers, but the same neutron excess. The term isodiapher is used in nuclear physics and chemistry, along with related terms …

## Sum of Squares of n Natural Numbers

The sum of squares of the first natural numbers refers to the following special sum, $$\sum_{i=1}^n i^2 = \sum n^2 = 1^2 + 2^2 + 3^2 + \ldots + n^2$$ …

Dobereiner Triads were an early attempt at categorizing chemical elements in a periodic manner. They gave the earliest indication that elements can occur in families with similar properties. Their discovery …

## Apollonius Theorem

Apollonius Theorem is an important theorem in Geometry. It connects the lengths of the sides of a triangle, to the lengths of the medians.  What is Apollonius Theorem? The median …

## Coincident Lines

Coincident lines are an important concept in analytical geometry and algebra, such as linear equations. They have some interesting properties discussed below. In non-mathematical terms, these lines are simply those …

## Decantation

Decantation is a useful separation technique used to separate mixtures of non-miscible liquids, or mixtures of solids and liquids.  What is Decantation? Decantation is a method of separation of mixtures. …

## Assumed Mean Method

The assumed mean method is a technique used in statistics to calculate the arithmetic mean. It is a useful shortcut method to calculate the mean from a set of data.  …

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