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Southern Star Pulsates Like The Sun, Say Astronomers; Australian Telescope Measures Beta Hydri's Solar-Like Oscillations

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February 12, 2001
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An international team of astronomers has precisely measured the oscillations of a sun-like star. The measurements provide clues to the star's internal structure that will help scientists test models and theories of stellar evolution.

An international team of astronomers has precisely measured the oscillations of a sun-like star. The measurements provide clues to the star's internal structure that will help scientists test models and theories of stellar evolution.


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National Science Foundation. "Southern Star Pulsates Like The Sun, Say Astronomers; Australian Telescope Measures Beta Hydri's Solar-Like Oscillations." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 12 February 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/01/010131074905.htm>.
National Science Foundation. (2001, February 12). Southern Star Pulsates Like The Sun, Say Astronomers; Australian Telescope Measures Beta Hydri's Solar-Like Oscillations. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 25, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/01/010131074905.htm
National Science Foundation. "Southern Star Pulsates Like The Sun, Say Astronomers; Australian Telescope Measures Beta Hydri's Solar-Like Oscillations." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/01/010131074905.htm (accessed April 25, 2014).

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