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By George Contopoulos

ISBN-10: 1402030398

ISBN-13: 9781402030390

ISBN-10: 9048167736

ISBN-13: 9789048167739

for a few years i used to be organizing a weekly seminar on dynamical astronomy, and that i used to make a few historic feedback on each topic, together with a few anecdotes from my contacts with many best scientists through the years. I defined additionally the advance of varied topics and the emergence of recent ideasindynamicalastronomy. Thenseveralpeoplepromptedmetowritedown those feedback, which can't be present in papers, or books. hence, i made a decision to jot down this ebook, which includes my studies through the years. i'm hoping that this ebook might be worthy to astronomy scholars world wide. in the course of my decades of training, as a vacationing professor, in American Universities (1962-1994, Yale, Harvard, MIT, Cornell, Chicago, Maryland and Florida) i used to be inspired by way of the standard of my graduate scholars. so much of them have been very vivid, asking penetrating questions, and getting ready their homework in an ideal method. In a couple of instances, rather than a ?nal exam, I assigned to them a few small learn initiatives they usually provided their effects on the finish of the direction. They have been first-class in getting ready the correct slides and in featuring their ends up in a concise and transparent way.

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