The white streak that the plane leaves behind it in the sky is simply a cloud of water droplets or ice crystals. It forms when hot steam from the engines liquefies, mixing with cold air at high altitude. Just like steam from a kettle - says cloud physicist Prof. Szymon Malinowski.
Have a question for a scientist you`ve always been wondering about? You want to know the questions that experts have to deal with? You are a scientist and you are wondering how to pass information about your research to the media? Let`s talk! We will be at the Science Picnic in Warsaw on Saturday, June 9.
Talk about science in an interesting way, describe not only research results, but also the making of science. Discover the knowledge together with your audience and do not to be afraid of journalists - the winners of the Popularisers of Science 2017 contest shared a few tips on how to successfully promote scientific knowledge.
Prof. Tadeusz Wibig, Dr. Andrzej Katunin, Jan Świerkowski, the website "Nauka o klimacie" ("Climate Science"), TV show "Astronarium" and the Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences are the winners of Science Populariser 2017 competition organized by PAP - Science in Poland and the Ministry of Science.
A database of over 100 myths about the climate, climate nonsense of the year poll, substantive fight against pseudoscience - the team of the website Nauka o klimacie ("Climate science") has been patiently promoting knowledge about climate change for several years. "We cannot afford a muck-up" - team members say.
Computers still run slower than the human brain. However, if their speed continues to increase at the current rate, they will reach the capabilities of the human brain in the coming decades - told PAP Prof. Jürgen Schmidhuber, called the "father of modern artificial intelligence".
Prominent German linguist Prof. Ernst Frideryk Koerner received an honorary doctorate from Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń on September 29. The scholar is the creator of linguistic historiography and has cooperates with Nicolaus Copernicus University for many years.
A distinguished researcher of Polish literature and culture abroad Prof. Maria Delaperrière received an honorary doctorate from the University of Silesia on June 22 in Katowice. The ceremony was held in connection with the VI World Congress of Polonists which took place in Katowice.