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In this paper we present a simplified model of a three-body problem. Place three parallel lines in the plane. Place one mass on each of the lines and let their positions evolve according to Newton's inverse square law of gravitation. We prove the KAM theory applies to our model and simulations are presented. We argue that this model provides an ideal,… (More)
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Every year, Americans generate 180 million tons of solid waste, 70% of which goes into landfills. Since 1979, the United States has exhausted more than two-thirds of its landfills; another one-fifth will close over the next five years. Solving the problem will require a new understanding between industry and government--an understanding that combines… (More)