Celestial Mechanics and the Stability Problem
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|Jeff Suzuki, Boston University|
|A thesis that traces the history of the problem of proving (or not) that the solar system is dynamically stable over a long period of time (like geological eras), between the publication of the Principia of Newton (1687) and the works of Laplace (1787). May be downloaded via FTP.|
|Math Topics:||Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Astronomy, Physics|
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