Order and Chaos in Planetary Systems

  • Published 2017


The dynamical stability of the Solar System is one of the oldest problems studied in astronomy. The motion of more than two bodies relative to each other due to their mutual gravitational attraction cannot be described analytically. Instead, the equations of motion need to be integrated using numerical methods in order to predict the orbital evolution of… (More)

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