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Polish archaeologist discovers hundreds of rock paintings in Tanzania
Hundreds of rock paintings, the oldest of which can be even several thousand years old, have been discovered by a Polish archaeologist in the Swaga Swaga reserve in Tanzania. Among the most interesting paintings are images depicting meteors and comets.
Ecohydrologists from the University of Lodz receive the "Best of the Best" award
Ecohydrologists from the University of Lodz received the highest distinction of the European Commission - the "Best of the Best" award for the project of ecohydrologic rehabilitation of recreational reservoirs Arturówek (Lodz). More than 60 research teams from Europe took part in the competition.
The "godfather" of the newborns lives. About Ludwik Hirszfeld
A, B, AB and 0 – these are the names of blood groups attached to us basically from birth. Did you know that these designations were introduced in 1928 as a result of a discovery made by the Pole Ludwik Hirszfeld? He also introduced the Rh factor designation. Thanks to his achievements, world medicine is now able to carry out safe blood transfusions and doctors around the world have been able to save the lives of many newborns!
Polish and Japanese scientists awarded Benedict of Poland Prize
The palaeontologist Prof. Jerzy Dzik, the discoverer of the oldest pre-dinosaurs in the world and Prof. Mitsuyoshi Numano, a slavic studies expert and translator of Polish literature into Japanese, were awarded with this year’s Benedict of Poland Prize. A special distinction was also given to Sebastian Kawa, a glider pilot and sports sailor, who is a multiple world champion and world record holder in glider competitions.
2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize for the team with Prof. Krzysztof Górski
Planck satellite team and mission managers received the 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize. Polish scientist Prof. Krzysztof Górski has an important role in the team. The $500,000 prize is awarded by the Gruber Foundation at Yale University in the U.S.
Polish engineers in an important European Space Agency mission
The European Space Agency is building a satellite that will allow to study the condition of the Earth`s forests and estimate the amount of carbon dioxide absorbed by the trees. Polish engineers are working on important components of the device.
The Jagiellonian University in the Europe`s Most Innovative Universities ranking
The Jagiellonian University has maintained its 90th position in the Europe`s Most Innovative Universities 2018 ranking. It is the only university in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe included in this prestigious group, reports the Jagiellonian University press office.
Poland among the top 10 European countries attractive to foreign students
Poland has entered for the first time the top ten European countries most attractive to foreign students. The winner of the ranking prepared by Study.eu was Germany.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Wednesday that electric cars entailed no emissions, so embracing e-vehicles would result in cleaner air and Poland could compete successfully with western countries with respect to electromobility.
Wrocław students and graduates have built a robot that serves meals
A team of Wrocław University of Technology students and graduates constructed the Bistrobot, a machine for self-service sale of hot meals. The creators emphasize that it is the first such machine in the world.
Polish Space Agency: Draft National Space Program is ready
The Polish Space Agency has developed a draft National Space Program, which will be an executive tool of the Polish Space Strategy, part of the Strategy for Responsible Development. The budget of activities planned for 8 years will amount to PLN 1 billion 429 million - announced the Polish Space Agency.