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(Scientific American)   Congratulations to the 2022 Kavli Prize winners for their pioneering work in helio- and asteroseismology. Subby predicts the name of one of them, Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard, will soon be up in lights- if they can find enough bulbs   (scientificamerican.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, Milky Way, Earth, Sun, Andromeda Galaxy, Atmosphere, Galaxy, Star formation, Supernova  
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2023-02-04 9:23:26 PM  
Cool stuff.
 
2023-02-04 11:29:52 PM  
Well, it's their aster... isk.
 
2023-02-04 11:50:39 PM  
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2023-02-05 12:42:33 AM  
I found the idea that you could hear the mass of a star by converting the irregularity of its light output to sound amazing.  Bigger stars being more stable, they produce an easily distinguishable sound from smaller stars.

You give a scientist a telescope and a lot of time, they come up with some fascinating ideas.
 
2023-02-05 9:32:42 AM  
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Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me can't get fooled again; that's a slice of chorizo.
 
2023-02-05 3:04:02 PM  
Congratulations, it looks amazing!
 
2023-02-05 5:13:23 PM  
My son is part of a helio seismology research project using an instrument at Mt Wilson observatory.  His professor is the lead investigator and is a contemporary of these dudes
 
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