Lagrangian system
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enHeavenly choreography
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<div class="pub_date">May 2001</div>
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<p>When heavenly bodies such as stars and planets attract each other by means of gravity, what are the possible effects on their motion? In general this is an insoluble problem, even though the equations of gravity were described by Sir Isaac Newton three centuries ago. But one new possibility has recently been discovered by mathematicians Richard Montgomery and Alain Chenciner.</p><p><a href="http://plus.maths.org/content/heavenly-choreography" target="_blank">read more</a></p>http://plus.maths.org/content/heavenly-choreography#commentsLagrangian systemNewtonian mechanicsplanetary orbitthree body problemMon, 30 Apr 2001 23:00:00 +0000plusadmin2788 at http://plus.maths.org/content