Orbital Anomalies

Diacu, Florin
March 2009
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring2009, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p45
Academic Journal
The article discusses the phenomena that leads experts to test how well they understand gravity. The launch of Pioneer 10 on March 2, 1972 from Cape Canaveral, Florida followed by Pioneer 11 on April 5, 1973 was successful except for the problem that they were close to the sun than the predicted computations. An explanation is presented that states it is a result from general relativity and interplanetary and interstellar dust.


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