On the Geometrical and Physical Meaning of Newton's Solution to Kepler's Problem

Hauser, Kai; Lang, Reomjard
September 2003
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall2003, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p35
Academic Journal
Explains the geometrical and physical meaning of physicist Isaac Newton's solution to physicist James Kepler's problem, related to the orbital motion of planets around the sun. Brief information on problems; Mathematical proof of the solution presented by Newton; Simplification of Newton's solution, proposed by several mathematicians; Derivation of the mathematical law governing the area of a closed segment, proposed by Newton.


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