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By C. Aerts,J. Christensen-Dalsgaard,D. W. Kurtz

realizing the celebs is the bedrock of recent astrophysics. Stars are the resource of lifestyles. The chemical enrichment of our Milky approach and of the Universe withallelementsheavierthanlithiumoriginatesintheinteriorsofstars.Stars arethe tracersofthe dynamics ofthe Universe,gravitationallyimplying even more than meets the attention. Stars ionize the interstellar medium and re-ionized the early intergalactic medium. realizing stellar constitution and evolution is key. whereas stellar constitution and evolution are understood often phrases, we lack very important actual constituents, regardless of vast study in the course of fresh decades.Classicalspectroscopy,photometry,astrometryandinterferometryof stars have frequently been used as observational constraints to infer the inner stellar physics. regrettably, a lot of these observations simply let the tuning of the fundamental universal physics legislation less than stellar stipulations with particularly negative precision. the placement is much more worrisome for unknown elements of the physics and dynamics in stars. those are typically handled through the use of parameterised descriptions of, e.g., the remedies of convection, rotation,angularmomentumtransport,theequationofstate,atomicdi?usion andsettlingofelements,magneto-hydrodynamicalprocesses,andmore.There is a dearth of observational constraints on those approaches, hence sun values areoftenassignedtothem.Yetitishardtoimaginethatonesetofparameters is acceptable for the large variety of stars.

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