Have researchers discovered the sound of the stars?

March 23, 2015 5:59 PM

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Have researchers discovered the sound of the stars?

A chance discovery by a team of researchers, including a University of York scientist, has provided experimental evidence that stars may generate sound.

The study of fluids in motion – now known as hydrodynamics – goes back to the Egyptians, so it is not often that new discoveries are made. However when examining the interaction of an ultra-intense laser with a plasma target, the team observed something unexpected.

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