Astri Polska and Kapitech have retained the status of "Copernicus Relays", the title awarded by the EC to satellite Earth observation experts. Information from Copernicus can be used in mining, crisis management and maritime industry.
Astronomers for the first time simultaneously registered two types of waves: gravitational and electromagnetic waves originating from one phenomenon - a collision of two neutron stars. Polish researchers participated in observations conducted by research teams around the world.
Two asteroids discovered by Polish astronomy enthusiasts will be named after the women: the Polish Olympiad On Astronomy and Astrophysics winner Zosia Kaczmarek and a doctor from Kraków Marta Żołnowska, according to information published by the International Astronomical Union and Minor Planet Center.
Two student teams from Gdańsk University of Technology qualified for the world finals of the programming competition NASA Space Apps Challenge. One of the projects is also nominated for an audience award. Internet users can vote for it until May 21st.