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SD: Listening to Other Stars

Post by bystander » Mon Feb 15, 2010 5:32 pm

Listening to Other Stars
Science Daily - 2010 Feb 15
When scientists realised that observing and analysing oscillations in the Sun could provide information about its interior, it was only a matter of time before Helioseismology was put to work on other stars.

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PhysOrg: The rhythm of our star

Post by bystander » Mon Feb 15, 2010 9:51 pm

The rhythm of our star
PhysOrg Astronomy - 2010 Feb 15
When we look at the Sun we cannot penetrate beyond its outer surface, the photosphere, which emits the photons that make up the radiation we can see. So how can we find out what is inside it?