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Drawing Inferences from Average Seismic Parameters

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/9780691162928.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter determines stellar properties from seismic data. It discusses how the average seismic properties discussed in the previous chapters are used in determining the mass and radius of a star. ... More


A Star Is Born

John Chambers and Jacqueline Mitton

in From Dust to Life: The Origin and Evolution of Our Solar System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175706
eISBN:
9781400885565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175706.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the nature and composition of the Milky Way galaxy. The main component of the Milky Way is a rotating disk of stars some 100,000 light-years across but only about 1,000 ... More


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