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By George Contopoulos

for a few years i used to be organizing a weekly seminar on dynamical astronomy, and that i used to make a few ancient feedback on each topic, together with a few anecdotes from my contacts with many prime scientists through the years. I defined additionally the improvement of varied matters and the emergence of recent ideasindynamicalastronomy. Thenseveralpeoplepromptedmetowritedown those feedback, which can't be present in papers, or books. hence, i made a decision to put in writing this e-book, which includes my stories through the years. i am hoping that this e-book should be valuable to astronomy scholars around the world. in the course of my decades of educating, as a vacationing professor, in American Universities (1962-1994, Yale, Harvard, MIT, Cornell, Chicago, Maryland and Florida) i used to be inspired by means of the standard of my graduate scholars. such a lot of them have been very shiny, asking penetrating questions, and getting ready their homework in an ideal approach. In a couple of instances, rather than a ?nal exam, I assigned to them a few small study tasks and so they awarded their effects on the finish of the path. They have been very good in getting ready the proper slides and in featuring their ends up in a concise and transparent way.

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