TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Hauser, Kai; Lang, Reomjard
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall2003, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
11050775

 

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