Chaos in Astronomy

Conference 2007

  • G. Contopoulos
  • P. A. Patsis

Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings book series (ASSSP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXIV
  2. Galactic Dynamics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. I. Martinez-Valpuesta
      Pages 45-52
    3. M. Harsoula, G. Contopoulos, C. Kalapotharakos
      Pages 53-61
    4. D. Pfenniger
      Pages 63-76
    5. E. Athanassoula, I. Martinez-Valpuesta
      Pages 77-83
    6. M. Romero-Gómez, E. Athanassoula, J. J. Masdemont, C. García-Gómez
      Pages 85-92
    7. E. V. Polyachenko, V. L. Polyachenko, I. G. Shukhman
      Pages 93-104
    8. Ch Theis, E Vorobyov
      Pages 105-113
    9. T Manos, E Athanassoula
      Pages 115-122
    10. P.O. Vandervoort
      Pages 123-135
    11. D. Chakrabarty
      Pages 151-158
    12. Dimitri A. Gadotti
      Pages 159-172
    13. C. Efthymiopoulos, P. Tsoutsis, C. Kalapotharakos , G. Contopoulos
      Pages 173-182

About these proceedings


The conference "Chaos in Astronomy" was held in Athens on 17-20 Sep 2007. International leaders in the field addressed the topics

  • Chaos in large N-body systems and in galactic dynamics
  • Chaos in solar system dynamics
  • Statistical mechanics of systems with regular and chaotic orbits
  • Chaos in the formation of large-scale structure in the Universe
  • Fundamental concepts, methods and tools.

The book contains carefully edited refereed contributions. It serves as a reference to researchers and will give an overview to students and newcomers entering any field of dynamical astronomy.


Accretion Celestial mechanics Chaos Degrees of freedom Dynamical systems Galactic Dynamics Large scale structure of the Universe N-body systems Solar System Dynamics astronomy

Editors and affiliations

  • G. Contopoulos
    • 1
  • P. A. Patsis
    • 2
  1. 1.Research Center for AstronomyAcademy of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.Research Center for AstronomyAcademy of AthensAthensGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-75825-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-75826-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1570-6591
  • Series Online ISSN 1570-6605
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