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Newton's Clock By Ivars Peterson

Newton's Clock

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An account of how we came to understand the motions of the planets and of how the discovery of dynamical chaos affected our picture of a predictable solar system.
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Newton's Clock: Chaos in the Solar System by Ivars Peterson

"Astronomers, mathematicians, and physicists have barely got to grips with chaos, except as a 'problem' to be overcome. This book gives an excellent introduction to some of the issues and should be of interest to readers of all backgrounds." The Observatory "Here is a book for all who thought that there was nothing new in Newtonian mechanics." New Scientist

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Newton's Clock: Chaos in the Solar System by Ivars Peterson
Ivars Peterson
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W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
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