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Resonance—Surprises in the Intricate Dance

Lecture no. 10 from the course: Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity

Resonance—Surprises in the Intricate Dance

Taught by Professor Benjamin Schumacher | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Resonance happens whenever a small periodic force produces a large effect on a periodic motion—for example, when you push a child on a swing. Learn how resonance due to gravitational interactions between three bodies can lead to amazing phenomena with planets, asteroids, and rings of planets.

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November 24, 2016
Extraordinary course! Schumacher is incredibly didactic and clear!!!

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