Early Results from the Kepler Asteroseismic Investigation: Why Space is the Place

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Date/Time:Friday, 05 Mar 2010 from 4:10 pm to 5:10 pm
Location:3 Physics Hall
Contact:Dr. Charles Kerton
Phone:515-294-2298
Channel:Astronomy
Categories:Lectures
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Steve Kawaler, Iowa State University

With embargos lifting, I'll give a sampling of some of the first asteroseimology results from Kepler - ranging from solar-like oscillations in red giants, to pulsating hot subdwarfs, and other surprises that we would never be able to enjoy if we tried from the ground.