Medieval castle discovered in Żelechów
We wanted to discover another Malbork, and we found... Biskupin, say discoverers of the late medieval castle in Żelechów (Mazowieckie). It was the seat of the noble Ciołek family; its wooden elements have been preserved to this day.
The first Polish commercial satellite Światowid will be launched into space in April
In April next year the Światowid satellite will have competed all tests. It will fly to the International Space Station and from there it will be launched into orbit, SatRevolution COO Grzegorz Zwoliński told PAP.
Studying in Poland
Rich Poland’s cultural heritage includes the longstanding higher education traditions. Nowadays the system is developing rapidly – there are over than 400 universities in Poland which host almost 60,000 new-come international students every year.
Students from Adam Mickiewicz University and the University of Economics in Poznań best in the European edition of GOMAC
Students from Adam Mickiewicz University and the University of Economics in Poznań took first place in Europe in the Global Online Marketing Academic Challenge (GOMAC) 2018.
Poland and Sudan – an archaeological symbiosis
Poland and Sudan have a largely unknown yet rich tradition of partnership in the field of archaeology. Ever since Kazimierz Michałowski answered UNESCO’s call, Sudanese and Polish archaeologists have been unceasing in their efforts to map, excavate, and preserve the ancient heritage of this African land. Their scientific cooperation has been both recognised and formalised by institutions in both countries. Their partnership is a hallmark of reliability and trust in the field of archaeology.
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.