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How is the result of this integral obtained by the function `Integrate`?

I'm not sure if this is an intended behavior or a bug in Mathematica's end, but it does make sense to get different results. Below, I show how to get both results as desired. EDIT: Some people ...
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Mathematica integral wrong

Not an answer, but this won't fit in comment: ...
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Mathematica integral wrong

The result is totally wrong. This integral isn't too hard to do in spherical coordinates. Start with the interaction between two spherical shells of radii $r$ and $r_1$. Let $\{x,y,z\}=\{0,0,r\}$ (we ...
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How is the result of this integral obtained by the function `Integrate`?

It is a bug in Integrate. The numerical result seems to be the correct one. You can use Rubi integrator for workaround meanwhile. ...
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How is the result of this integral obtained by the function `Integrate`?

Workaround: ...
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