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Interpreting Frequencies of Individual Modes: Other Diagnostics

Sarbani Basu and William J. Chaplin

in Asteroseismic Data Analysis: Foundations and Techniques

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691162928
eISBN:
9781400888207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162928.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses some of the other ways mode frequencies can be used, and what additional information they can provide about a star. It first considers how specific combinations of mode ... More


Osmology and the Arrow of Time

Roger Penrose and Martin Gardner

in The Emperor’s New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and The Laws of Physics

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198519737
eISBN:
9780191917080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198519737.003.0015
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Central to our feelings of awareness is the sensation of the progression of time. We seem to be moving ever forward, from a definite past into an uncertain future. The past is over, we feel, and ... More


Alchemical Furnaces of the Cosmos

Nicholas Mee

in The Cosmic Mystery Tour

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198831860
eISBN:
9780191869785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831860.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, History of Physics

The Sun and other stars generate energy by nuclear fusion processes that convert hydrogen into helium. Eddington was first to suggest the conversion of hydrogen into helium might fuel the stars. At ... More


Influence of supernovae, gamma-ray bursts, solar flares, and cosmic rays on the terrestrial environment

Arnon Dar

in Global Catastrophic Risks

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198570509
eISBN:
9780191918100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198570509.003.0017
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Changes in the solar neighbourhood due to the motion of the sun in the Galaxy, solar evolution, and Galactic stellar evolution influence the terrestrial ... More


Futures

Jan Zalasiewicz

in The Planet in a Pebble: A journey into Earth's deep history

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199569700
eISBN:
9780191918216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199569700.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Historical Geology

The pebble is on the beach, once more, unmarked by its brief contact with human sentience. Almost unmarked. The fingerprints that it lightly bears will, however, be ... More


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