Professor Andrzej Udalski from the University of Warsaw Astronomical Observatory is this year\'s winner of the prestigious Tycho Brahe Prize awarded by the European Astronomical Society (EAS). The EAS announced the winner on its website.
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.
Dr Agata Starosta from the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University and Dr. Wojciech Pokrzywa from the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology are among the winners of the EMBO Installation Grant. Each of them will receive at least EUR 150,000 to create their own laboratories.
The winners of the Foundation for Polish Science Prizes represent the part of the world of science that is ready to take risks and try to meet the world level - Minister of Science Jarosław Gowin said on Wednesday during the award ceremony of the so-called " Polish Nobel Prizes".