Celestial Encounters: The Origins of Chaos and Stability / Edition 1

Celestial Encounters: The Origins of Chaos and Stability / Edition 1

by Florin Diacu, Philip Holmes
     
 

"An excellent book combining scientific integrity and popular appeal."—Steve Smale, City University of Hong Kong

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"An excellent book combining scientific integrity and popular appeal."—Steve Smale, City University of Hong Kong

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691005454
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
03/08/1999
Series:
Princeton Science Library Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments

A Note to the Reader

1. A Great Discovery - And a Mistake

2. Symbolic Dynamics

3. Collisions and Other Singularities

4. Stability

5. KAM Theory

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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