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2020-09-08: The Truth About Beauty in Physics

  • 02:04: Kepler’s three laws of planetary motion are arguably much less elegant than Copernicus’ simple model - a touch uglier.
  • 02:19: There IS an extremely simple, elegant law underlying planetary motion - it's Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation.

2020-01-20: Solving the Three Body Problem

  • 00:20: ... the beauty of Newton’s equations, they lead to a simple solution for planetary motion in only one case - when two and only two bodies orbit each other sans ...
  • 02:06: ... that Johanne Kepler figured out much about the elliptical solution for planetary motion 70 years before Newton’s laws were even ...
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