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Game of Orbits: A Gaming Approach to Neptune's Discovery

  title={Game of Orbits: A Gaming Approach to Neptune's Discovery},
  author={Siddharth Bhatnagar and Jayant Murthy},
  journal={arXiv: Popular Physics},
One reason that the planet Neptune will be remembered for, is to do with the fact that it was the first planet whose existence was postulated before being observed. This was based on analysing deviations in Uranus' orbit. The present study gives a brief account of the history behind the discovery of Neptune, looking at the same, through the conflicting lenses of France and Britain. With this context established, the study then investigates deviations in Uranus' orbit (experimentally found to… 
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