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Gravity: Could be much orderly :)
Posted:
Mar 31, 2013 12:45 PM


I played around with the "Gravity" Orbit Simulator at TestTubeGames. When I set the force law to r instead of 1/r^2, everything became very orderly  even 3body systems looked periodic. My brain hurts from easter egg searching and I can't even solve d^2r/dt^2=GMr. :) Surely there is a publication somewhere that researches orbits under different power laws? (This formula looks very as if the bodies are tied with little springs :)
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