ancient light

ancient light (Brit.)

A window which is legally entitled to the continuous access to light by virtue of having had continuous access to light for many years in the past.
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But along with the fireworks of the heavier steam engines slogging through the mountains near the Arkansas border on the Kansas City Southern or climbing Raton Pass in New Mexico on the Santa Fe, George's photographs also record humbler fare, such as the short trains of the Frisco and Katy piloted by ancient light steamers, and the final years of that state's interurban lines.
org, is based on measurements of the cosmic microwave background radiation, ancient light that originated just 380,000 years after the Big Bang.
Between 2009 and 2013, Planck surveyed the sky to study this ancient light in unprecedented detail.
From the desolation of the South Pole, where the sky is clear, a telescope scanned a small slice of the heavens for faint, ancient light.
Our team hunted for a special type of polarization called B-modes, which represents a twisting or curl pattern in the polarized orientations of the ancient light," said co-leader Jamie Bock.
Measurements of this ancient light have already given physicists a wealth of knowledge about the properties of the universe.
PARIS -- A new, detailed map of the most ancient light in the cosmos has revealed our Universe to be about 80 million years older than thought, the European Space Agency (ESA) said Thursday.
In addition to her long list of impressive credentials and accomplishments, Rouse is also the former owner of Ancient Light Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Alex is a wonderfully alive character, one deserving respect, still able to absorb meaning from the Ancient Light of his past.
Winners of the other categories for the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards were: Eason Novel of the Year: Ancient Light by John Banville; John Murray Show Listeners' Choice Award: Just Mary by Mary O'Rourke; Ireland AM Crime Fiction Book of the Year: Broken Harbour by Tana French; Avonmore Cookbook of the Year: Eat Like an Italian by Catherine Fulvio; Argosy Non-Fiction Book of the Year: Country Girl by Edna O'Brien; and Lifestyle Sports Sports Book of the Year: My Olympic Dream by Katie Taylor.
Ancient Light may not be to everyone's taste, but for those who persevere, it proves an elegiac tale of lost love, grief and hope.
CHLOE CHAPLAIN Ancient Light by John Banville is published in hardback by Viking, priced pounds 16.