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Accueil > Séminaires > Archive des séminaires d’Utinam > 2016

Andrea Miglio

Recent results and future prospects for asteroseismic studies

mardi 10 mai 2016, 10h30

salle de conférences de l’observatoire

Andrea MIGLIO, School of Physics and Astronomy, Université de Birmingham, Royaume-Uni

Résumé :

In the last decade the study and interpretation of global oscillations in stars has undergone a dramatic development thanks to the advent of space-based telescopes such as CoRoT and Kepler. In this contribution I will review our endeavours towards a detailed understanding of stellar structure and evolution and I will discuss the symbiosis between stellar seismology and both exoplanetary and Galactic science. I will then emphasise the wider significance of asteroseismology as a tool for testing stellar physics, with examples on how seismic predictions depend on our (often poor) knowledge of the relevant physics. Future prospects in the light of future ambitious space missions such as NASA-TESS and ESA-Plato will also be briefly presented.