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Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings

Red Giants as Probes of the Structure and Evolution of the Milky Way

Editors: Miglio, Andrea, Montalbán, Josefina, Noels, Arlette (Eds.)

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  • Presents the forefront of research on pulsation and internal structure of red giant stars and implications to our understanding of the Milky Way
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Exciting results are blooming, thanks to a convergence between unprecedented asteroseismic data obtained by the satellites CoRoT and KEPLER, and state-of-the-art models of the internal structure of red giants and of galactic evolution. The pulsation properties now available for thousands of red giants promise to add valuable and independent constraints to current models of structure and evolution of our galaxy. Such a close connection between these domains opens a new very promising gate in our understanding of stars and galaxies. In this book international leaders in the field offer a wide perspective of the recent advancements in:

  • Asteroseismology of red giants
  • Models of the atmosphere, internal structure, and evolution of red giants
  • Stellar population synthesis and models of the Milky Way

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Red Giants as Probes of the Structure and Evolution of the Milky Way
Editors
  • Andrea Miglio
  • Josefina Montalbán
  • Arlette Noels
Series Title
Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-18418-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-18418-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-18417-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43781-6
Series ISSN
1570-6591
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 182
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