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Solution of the Two Body Problem

  1. Jun 11, 2005 #1
    I have been trying to understand why the three body problem is unsolvable for some time now. But I realized that it would probably help to see a closed form solution to the two body problem first. I was wondering if anyone can direct me to such a solution via link or just shed some light on the topic. Peace.
     
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  3. Jun 11, 2005 #2
    Try scienceworlds's Two-Body Problem entry. It's the second thing that came up on google.
     
  4. Jun 11, 2005 #3

    dextercioby

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    It's done in Landau's text on Mechanics,too.

    Daniel.
     
  5. Jun 12, 2005 #4

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    Have you gotten as far as Brun's theorem?
     
  6. Jun 19, 2005 #5
    What's Brun's Theorem got to do with it?
    I just looked up what it is.
     
  7. Jun 20, 2005 #6

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