Celestial Mechanics

We have a very little information on early human’s impression of the heavens, mostly some drawings of eclipse, comets etc.  One of the earliest recorded astronomical observations is the Nebra sky disk from northern Europe dating approximately 1,600 BC. Read more

In the grand tapestry of human scientific achievement, few names shine as brightly as Sir Isaac Newton. Born in 1643, this English mathematician, physicist, and astronomer is celebrated for his groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of the universe. At the heart of Newton’s intellectual legacy lies his profound work in celestial mechanics, a field that forever transformed our comprehension of the cosmos. Read more

The beginning of the 20th century brought a seismic shift in our understanding of the universe, thanks in large part to the revolutionary theories of Albert Einstein. His groundbreaking work in the realm of general relativity not only reshaped the landscape of physics but also had a profound impact on celestial mechanics—the study of the motion of celestial bodies. Read more