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Precision Asteroseismology (IAU S301)

Precision Asteroseismology (IAU S301)

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Part of Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia and Colloquia

  • Date Published: March 2014
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107045170

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  • IAU Symposium 301 highlights the recent advances in the field of asteroseismology and was the twenty-first in a series of pulsation meetings started in Los Alamos in 1971 and held every two years. Topics discussed centred around seismic studies of all types of pulsating stars, which - in the era of space observations made by MOST, CoRoT and Kepler - use data of unprecedented precision. The Symposium was also the opportunity to honour Wojtek Dziembowski, one of the world's leaders in the study of solar and stellar pulsations. Highlights include contributions on observing from space and the ground, techniques of analysis and mode identification, astrophysical applications of pulsations, pulsation–convection interaction, mass loss, microphysics, pulsations in main-sequence stars, compact stars and supergiants, and solar-like oscillations. Containing many excellent reviews, this volume is an important reference source for researchers on solar and stellar pulsations.

    • Contains outstanding reviews on the observation and modeling of stellar pulsations, providing an excellent introduction for new researchers
    • Introduces new techniques and methods for asteroseismology
    • Presents unsolved problems in the theory of stellar pulsation and evolution, encouraging research into solutions to these problems
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    • Date Published: March 2014
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107045170
    • length: 535 pages
    • dimensions: 253 x 180 x 25 mm
    • weight: 1.01kg
    • contains: 325 b/w illus. 30 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Observations: from ground to space
    3. Resolving the rich oscillation spectra
    4. Applications of pulsating stars in astrophysics
    5. New solutions to old problems and new challenges
    6. From the Sun to the stars: the helio-asteroseismology connection
    7. Posters.

  • Editors

    Joyce A. Guzik, Los Alamos National Laboratory

    William J. Chaplin, University of Birmingham

    Gerald Handler, Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw

    Andrzej Pigulski, Astronomical Institute

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