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.
Professor Michał Grabowski from the Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Hydrobiology, University of Lodz, has been invited as a representative of Poland to the International Barcode of Life (iBOL) - a network that uses DNA barcodes to monitor and study the diversity of species of animals and plants.
On his popular science blog GMObiektywnie (GMObjective), agricultural scientist and molecular biologist Wojciech Zalewski tackles controversies around genetically modified organisms, especially those used in agriculture. He explains that food produced with the use of GMOs can be beneficial for health.
Dr. Alicja Chruścińska from the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń is the only Polish woman among the Elsevier Women in Physics 2017 - reported the Nicolaus Copernicus University. The researcher was recognised as one of the women whose achievements in the field of physics change the world.
Professors Daniel Gryko - chemist, Krzysztof Pomian - humanist, Andrzej Trautman - physicist and Piotr Trzonkowski - immunologist are the winners of the 26th edition of the Foundation for Polish Science Prize. Awards will be presented on 6th December at the Royal Castle in Warsaw.