Michele Henon


An astronomer who took on the study of stellar orbits in galaxies.

These orbits are three dimensional, not in a plane like our planetary orbits.

He found that these orbits can be represented by a strange attractor, appropriate called the Henon attractor.






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The Exploratorium, 1996

Michele Henon

Michele Henon


An astronomer who took on the study of stellar orbits in galaxies.

These orbits are three dimensional, not in a plane like our planetary orbits.

He found that these orbits can be represented by a strange attractor, appropriate called the Henon attractor.






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The Exploratorium, 1996