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- ‘The arrival times given are those of the centre of the first main pulse after midnight at infinite frequency at the barycentre of the solar system, in seconds.’
- ‘We shall look at the asymptotics of the barycentres of independent copies of Brownian motions on the hyperbolic spaces.’
- ‘This message appears when the barycentre is equal to zero as the result of the computation.’
- ‘In other words, if you focused on the barycentre and watched the Sun in its orbit, it would be swinging around a point 1.236 solar radii outside the Sun.’
- ‘Also does not the barycentre depend on the distance of separation of the two bodies?’
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