Solar Models: Current Epoch and Time Dependences, Neutrinos, and Helioseismological Properties

  title={Solar Models: Current Epoch and Time Dependences, Neutrinos, and Helioseismological Properties},
  author={John N. Bahcall and Marc H. Pinsonneault and Sarbani Basu},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  pages={990 - 1012}
We calculate accurate solar models and report the detailed time dependences of important solar quantities. We use helioseismology to constrain the luminosity evolution of the Sun and report the discovery of semiconvection in evolved solar models that include diffusion. In addition, we compare the computed sound speeds with the results of p-mode observations by BiSON, GOLF, GONG, LOWL, and MDI instruments. We contrast the neutrino predictions from a set of eight standard-like solar models and… 

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