Useful Things

Because I must trim browser tabs, here is a current short list of things that might be useful:

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One of the things that confused my when I started reading about chaos is easy to explain using what we've covered about attractors. (The image to the side was created by Jean-Francois Colonna, and is part of his slide-show here) Here's the problem: We know that things like N-body gravitational…
Doug Hamilton has a nifty Astronomy Workshop web page, with lots of fun little tools. I had used some of these for my "Stars for Poets" course, but was reminded of them when looking at Bad Astronomy this morning. Doug has a Generic central force integrator, an issue which came up recently of…
Final session of ExSSII on Earths, Super-Earths and Habitability liveblogging: Dimitar Sasselov - high density exoplanets HAT-P-20b - 14 gm/cc - hot 7 M_J giant planet, no prob modeling as degenerate H/He core Kepler-10b - 9 gm/cc - rocky Earth's central density 13 gm/cc Super-Earths expected to…
Sorry for the slowness of the blog; I fell behind in writing my book, which is on a rather strict schedule, and until I got close to catching up, I didn't have time to do the research necessary to write the next chaos article. (And no one has sent me any particularly interesting bad math, so I…

Very nice, especially Threebody; thanks for the heads up.

By Supernaut (not verified) on 04 Feb 2015 #permalink