Solar-Like Oscillations in a Massive Star

  title={Solar-Like Oscillations in a Massive Star},
  author={K'evin Belkacem and R'eza Samadi and Marie Jo Goupil and Laure Lefevre and Frédéric Baudin and S{\'e}bastien Deheuvels and M-A. Dupret and Thierry Appourchaux and Richard Scuflaire and Michel Auvergne and Claude Catal{\`a} and Eric Michel and Andrea Miglio and Josefina Montalb{\'a}n and Anne Thoul and Suzanne Talon and Annie Baglin and Arlette Noels},
  pages={1540 - 1542}
Star Gazing Seismology of stars provides a unique insight into physical mechanisms taking place in their interior. Like the Sun, some stars have low-amplitude pulsations that are excited by turbulent convection in their outer layers. Belkacem et al. (p. 1540), using data gathered by the CoRoT satellite, report on low-amplitude, solar-like oscillations in a massive star that undergoes radial pulsations as a result of expanding and contracting layers in its interior. The finding opens the… 
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