Attracting and Repelling 2-Body Problems on a Family of Surfaces of Constant Curvature

  title={Attracting and Repelling 2-Body Problems on a Family of Surfaces of Constant Curvature},
  author={Luis C. Garc'ia-Naranjo and James Montaldi},
  journal={Journal of Dynamics and Differential Equations},
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