Axion cooling of white dwarfs

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Isern, J.; Catalan, S.; Garcia--Berro, E.; Salaris, M.; Torres, S.;
(2013)
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Computer Science::Databases | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

The evolution of white dwarfs is a simple gravothermal process. This process can be tested in two ways, through the luminosity function of these stars and through the secular variation of the period of pulsation of those stars that are variable. Here we show how the mas... View more
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