Noncollision singularities: do four bodies suffice? (English) Zbl 1254.70027

Summary: A heuristic model is presented for a solution of the planar Newtonian four-body problem which has a noncollision singularity.


70F10 \(n\)-body problems
70F15 Celestial mechanics
70F16 Collisions in celestial mechanics, regularization
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