Research

Theory Group

Cosmology

Cosmic Reionization

Early Universe

First Stars & Galaxies

Fundamental Physics

Structure Formation

Extragalactic Astrophysics

Clusters of Galaxies

Theoretical & Computational Astrophysics

Galactic Evolution

ISM and Star Formation

Milky Way Evolution

Planetary Sciences

Astrobiology

Planet Formation

Stellar Astrophysics

Asteroseismology

Gamma-ray Bursts

Neutron Stars & Magnetars

Supernovae

White Dwarfs

Theory Group : Stellar Astrophysics : Asteroseismology

Pawan Kumar, Mike Montgomery, Don Winget


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Pawan Kumar  

Professor

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Research Interests

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

Group Areas

Theory, Asteroseismology, Gamma-ray Bursts


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Mike Montgomery  

Research Scientist

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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.

Group Areas

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


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Don Winget  

Professor

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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.

Group Areas

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

Surface brightness changes for the DBV GD 358, according to the non- linear convection/pulsation models of Montgomery (2007). The left side shows the position in the observed light (flux) corresponding to the surface brightness changes modelled on the right (intensity).

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Pulsating White Dwarf Stars and Precision Asteroseismology astro-ph