Centaurs: Here, There, Everywhere!
Abstract:Motivated by centaurs jumping around a circular stadium, we derive Kronecker's Approximation Theorem, which in turn provides elementary solutions to difficult problems in the theory of Diophantine approximations.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2008
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