Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Research Headlines - Asteroseismology shakes up theory of stellar evolution

[Source: Research & Innovation] What is the lifespan of a sun-like star? Well, it may not be quite what we thought. The outcomes of EU-funded asteroseismology research conducted by Professor Conny Aerts and her team show that the cores of red giants don't spin nearly as fast as expected - and this, in turn, means that our understanding of the future of our sun was flawed.

from EUROPA - Syndicated Research News Feed

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