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Protostar Formation – Infographic
Took me a while to do that. I hope that you like what I did. In some respects, I am not happy. I wanted to fit much, much more info. But I saw very soon that that was not going to … Continue reading
Kepler’s Laws Revisited
Previous: Ellipse Kepler thought that, in the Solar System, the planets rotate in elliptical trajectories with the center of the Sun in one focus. Newtonian mechanics unveiled that Kepler’s assumption was not fully correct. The Sun is not located in … Continue reading
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Tagged angular momentum, center of mass, central force, central potential, CM, interacting twobody system, Kepler's laws revisited, kinetic energy, onebody system, potential energy, reduced mass, relative position, relative velocity, swept area, total energy, Virial theorem
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