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Frequency of pulsation of stars

by subzero0137
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Dec13-13, 10:10 AM
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Why is that as the star ages and its radius gets bigger, the frequency of the 'sound' generated by stars get lower? Is it because as the radius gets larger, the wavelength of standing waves formed (around/inside?) get longer?
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