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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.
Two Polish universities among the best European business schools
Two Polish universities: Kozminski University and the Warsaw School of Economics have been included in the annual ranking of the best European business schools in 2017, published by the Financial Times. The highest ranked was the British London Business School.
Two asteroids receive Polish names
Two asteroids discovered by Polish astronomy enthusiasts will be named after the women: the Polish Olympiad on Astronomy & Astrophysics winner Zosia Kaczmarek and a doctor from Kraków Marta Żołnowska, according to information published by the International Astronomical Union & Minor Planet Center.
Moon-Mars base Lunares opened in Poland
Moon-Mars base Lunares was opened at the former military airport in Piła, Poland. The research laboratory testing people's behaviour in isolation is the only such base in Europe.
Polish inventor among the best young European innovators
With his design of an interactive robot for language learning for children, Jan Kędzierski has been recognized as one of the top 35 young innovators in the European edition of the Innovators Under 35 competition. He was awarded in the "Inventors" category.
Polish researcher discovered the oldest footprints of early hominins
The oldest known footprints of human relatives or ancestors have been preserved in Trachilos, Crete, and are nearly 6 million years old. The discovery was made by Polish palaeontologist, Dr. Gerard Gierliński.