publication . Preprint . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . 1998

Asteroseismology of white dwarf stars

G. Vauclair;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 14 Dec 1998
Abstract
Most of low- and intermediate-mass stars that populate the Universe will end their lives as white dwarf stars. These ancient stellar remnants have encrypted inside a precious record of the evolutionary history of the progenitor stars, providing a wealth of information about the evolution of stars, star formation, and the age of a variety of stellar populations, such as our Galaxy and open and globular clusters. While some information like surface chemical composition, temperature and gravity of white dwarfs can be inferred from spectroscopy, the internal structure of these compact stars can be unveiled only by means of asteroseismology, an approach based on the ...
Subjects
arXiv: Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar AstrophysicsAstrophysics::Galaxy AstrophysicsAstrophysics::Earth and Planetary AstrophysicsAstrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics
free text keywords: Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics, Astronomy, Stellar structure, White dwarf, Blue dwarf, Massive compact halo object, Standard solar model, Computer science, Circumbinary planet, Asteroseismology, Brown dwarf, K-type main-sequence star, Physics, General Materials Science, Condensed Matter Physics, Galaxy, Stellar evolution, Astrophysics, Stars, Black dwarf
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publication . Preprint . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . 1998

Asteroseismology of white dwarf stars

G. Vauclair;