The Three Body Problem from Pythagoras to Hawking This book written for a general readership reviews and explains the three body problem in historical context reaching to latest developments in computational physics and gravitation theory The three
This book, written for a general readership, reviews and explains the three body problem in historical context reaching to latest developments in computational physics and gravitation theory.The three body problem is one of the oldest problems in science and it is most relevant even in today s physics and astronomy The long history of the problem from Pythagoras to HawkinThis book, written for a general readership, reviews and explains the three body problem in historical context reaching to latest developments in computational physics and gravitation theory.The three body problem is one of the oldest problems in science and it is most relevant even in today s physics and astronomy The long history of the problem from Pythagoras to Hawking parallels the evolution of ideas about our physical universe, with a particular emphasis on understanding gravity and how it operates between astronomical bodies The oldest astronomical three body problem is the question how and when the moon and the sun line up with the earth to produce eclipses Once the universal gravitation was discovered by Newton, it became immediately a problem to understand why these three bodies form a stable system, in spite of the pull exerted from one to the other In fact, it was a big question whether this system is stable at all in the long run.Leading mathematicians attacked this problem over than two centuries without arriving at a definite answer The introduction of computers in the last half a century have revolutionized the study now many answers have been found while new questions about the three body problem have sprung up One of the most recent developments have been in the treatment of the problem in Einstein s General Relativity, the new theory of gravitation which is an improvement on Newton s theory Now it is possible to solve the problem for three black holes and to test one of the most fundamental theorems of black hole physics, the no hair theorem, due to Hawking and his co workers.

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Review of 3Body Problem from Pythagoras to HawkingThis book is a readable, nonmathematical survey of the history of this famous problem, given 3 bodies attracted by gravitation, what are their trajectories? More generally is the system stable over a long or even infinitely long time. Lack of stability involves either a collision or one or more bodies flies of leaving the system.The book surveys ancient Greek astronomy and then shifts to the work on the problem by Newton and during the 18th and [...]