This curve draws us towards the infinite and does it at the double; all the better to escape from us. It deserves its name, which means "excess".
What to choose : or ?
- Hyperbola in Cartesian coordinates
- construction using pencil and string
- Construction using foci and a directing circle
- Stigmatism of a hyperbolic mirror
- Hyperbola in polar coordinates
- Trajectory of the planets
- Hyperbolic movement
- Rutherford's experiment