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Ground Control to Niels Bohr: Exploring Outer Space with Atomic Physics

Porter, Mason A. and Cvitanović, Predrag (2005) Ground Control to Niels Bohr: Exploring Outer Space with Atomic Physics. Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 52 (9). pp. 1020-1025. ISSN 0002-9920.

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The motion of bodies in space--such as comets, asteroids, and spacecraft--follow chaotic trajectories, as do excited electrons. The authors discuss how the mathematical connections between these different scale, but otherwise related, nonlinear dynamical systems are helping astrophysics and chemistry.

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Additional Information:© 2005 American Mathematical Society. The authors acknowledge Shane Ross and Turgay Uzer for useful discussions and critical readings of this paper. They also thank Jerry Marsden and Thomas Bartsch for providing them with their preprints. The first author also acknowledges support provided by an NSF VIGRE grant awarded to the School of Mathematics at Georgia Tech.
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