Theory Group : Stellar Astrophysics : Asteroseismology

  • Helioseismology
  • Asteroseismology of White Dwarfs

Pawan Kumar, Mike Montgomery, Don Winget


Pawan Kumar

Professor

Research Interests

Gamma-ray bursts; helioseismology; binary stars; tidal interaction; accretion disks; cosmology.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Theory, Asteroseismology, Gamma-ray Bursts, Stellar Tidal Disruption


Mike Montgomery

Research Scientist

Research Interests

Pulsation and seismology of white dwarf stars, nonlinear light curve modeling, numerical and theoretical studies of convection, evolution of white dwarf stars, constitutive physics of white dwarfs (crystallization, diffusion), Science Director of Whole Earth Telescope.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars, Compact Objects, Stellar Pulsation, Whole Earth Telescope, Theory, Asteroseismology, White Dwarfs


Don Winget

Professor

Research Interests

Theory and observation: cosmochronology; evolution of the Milky Way; late stages of stellar evolution; stellar pulsations; white dwarf stars as dark matter detectors; the Whole Earth Telescope.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars, Compact Objects, Stellar Pulsation, Whole Earth Telescope, Theory, Asteroseismology, White Dwarfs

1 September 2010
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