Latest Avril Day-Jones Stories
An international team of astronomers have discovered a unique and exotic star system with a very cool methane-rich (or T-) dwarf star and a "Ëdying' white dwarf stellar remnant in orbit around each other. The system is a "ËRosetta Stone' for T-dwarf stars, giving scientists the first good handle on their mass and age. The team, led by Dr Avril Day-Jones of the Universidad de Chile and including Dr David Pinfield of the University of Hertfordshire as well as astronomers...
- A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
- A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.