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Stars in Their Courses—Orbital Mechanics

Lecture no. 7 from the course: Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity

Stars in Their Courses—Orbital Mechanics

Taught by Professor Benjamin Schumacher | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Newton was the first to realize that objects could, in theory, be sent into orbit around Earth. Explore how this works in practice, using the ideas of energy and angular momentum to study how satellites, moons, planets, and stars move through space.

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October 22, 2016
outstandingly good course

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October 14, 2015

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