HCRP project 2008

Picture of a geodesic pray in the plane

Geodesic flow in the plane

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Email: knill@math.harvard.edu

Geodesic spray starting at a point. We see the geodesics and the wave fronts. This is the flow starting at (0,0) on the graph of the function f(x,y) = 0.6( cos(2 x) - Sin[y-0.1)). |

Same picture on the physical graph of f(x,y) = 0.6( cos(x) - Sin[y-0.1)). |

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