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astroseismology

Definitions

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  • n. The study of the propagation of pressure waves in stars

Etymologies

astro- +‎ seismology (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Bill Chaplin, speaking at the AAAS conference in Washington, said that Kepler was an exquisite tool for what is called "astroseismology".

    BBC News - Home

  • Using a technique called astroseismology they were able to detect the flickers of light caused by these starquakes and reconstruct the sound produced by the star.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Bill Chaplin of the University of Birmingham told the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science that astroseismology was, in essence, listening to the "music of the stars".

    BBC News - Home

  • Such precision light-level measurements also work for astroseismology, because as sound waves resonate within a star, they slightly change both the brightness and the colour of light that is emitted.

    BBC News - Home

  • PLATO, which is an astroseismology mission being sold as an exoplanet mission.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • It has the dual objectives of searching for extrasolar planets and performing astroseismology.

    Latest News - UPI.com

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