A law relating two variables, one of which varies (directly or inversely) as the square of the other. See also inverse square law.
- If we replace Newton's Inverse square law with an inverse tube law then solar systems and atoms fall apart.
- Furthermore, attempts to test Lanchester's models with data from human warfare generally do not support the square law even where concentrated attacks are possible.
- There cannot be a Biology teacher who hasn't invoked giant spiders and the impossibility of such when explaining the cube square law to their pupils.
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