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By Andrea Miglio,Patrick Eggenberger,Léo Girardi,Josefina Montalbán

The detection of radial and non-radial solar-like oscillations in hundreds of thousands of G-K giants with CoRoT and Kepler is paving the line for certain experiences of stellar populations within the Galaxy. The on hand ordinary seismic constraints permit mostly model-independent choice of stellar radii and lots more and plenty, and will be used to figure out the location and age of hundreds of thousands of stars in several areas of the Milky approach, and of giants belonging to open clusters. this kind of shut connection among stellar evolution, Galactic evolution, and asteroseismology opens a brand new very promising gate in our figuring out of stars and galaxies.

This booklet represents a normal development from the gathering of evaluation papers awarded within the ebook 'Red Giants as Probes of the constitution and Evolution of the Milky Way', which seemed within the Astrophysics and area technology court cases sequence in 2012. This sequel quantity comprises assessment papers on spectroscopy, seismology of crimson giants, open questions in Galactic astrophysics, and discusses first effects completed by way of combining photometric/spectroscopic and seismic constraints on populations of stars saw through CoRoT and Kepler. The booklet additionally experiences on discussions among specialist researchers in Galactic evolution, experts in stellar constitution and asteroseismology, and key representatives of in depth ground-based spectroscopic surveys comparable to APOGEE and the ESO-GAIA Spectroscopic Survey, which might function a roadmap for destiny endeavours during this box of research.

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