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Three Body Problem

Three Is a Crowd

Mario Livio | Posted 06.16.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

Many questions related to the three-body problem, and even more questions related to the general n-body problem, remain open. In particular, we don't even know with certainty whether or not our own solar system is stable in the very long run.

Physicists Make Breakthrough On Centuries-Old Problem

| Posted 03.11.2013 | Science

By Jon Cartwright It's the sort of abstract puzzle that keeps a scientist awake at night: Can you predict how three objects will orbit each other i...