Chaotic dynamics in galactic billiards

Specific Seminar - Curriculum 3
30 May 2023
Start time 
11:00 am
National PhD Programme - Space Science and Technology - SST
Target audience: 
University community
Contact person: 
Prof. Giovanni Pratesi
Contact details: 
National PhD in Space Science and Technology - Secretariat
+39 0461 281504


Prof. Vivina Laura Barutello. Department of Mathematics "Giuseppe Peano", University of Turin


In this seminar we describe some results on "galactic billiards", a new class of mechanical refraction billiards coming from Celestial Mechanics. In particular we will prove the presence of topological chaos at high internal energies.

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