Polish scientists help to harness the energy of stars on Earth. Researchers from the Lodz University of Technology are involved in the creation of the ITER Tokamak - an experimental thermonuclear reactor that is being built in France. This is one of the most expensive scientific investments in the world; to date, it has absorbed over 18 billion euros.
Students of the Rzeszow University of Technology won a gold medal at SAE Aero Design East 2019 in the USA. This is the first ever gold medal for the science club EUROAVIA Rzeszów, awarded for technical presentation in the Micro class, reports the university spokeswoman Katarzyna Kadaj-Kuca.
In the coming years, we can expect completely new features available on the market of wearables (wearable technologies), improved technical parameters of wearables, new daily use objects with similar features, believes Dr. Dominika Kaczorowska-Spychalska from the Faculty of Management at the University of Lodz.
The construction of a robotic arm that will allow to take samples from Mars is the first project to be implemented under the Polish-German agreement between PIAP Space and OHB System. The cooperation will start this year, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Technology Jadwiga Emilewicz told PAP.
At CERN, a new experiment will be created at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The FASER multidetector will allow to search for particles that may indicate the existence of hypothetical dark matter. Its originators include Dr. Sebastian Trojanowski from the National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ).
During the press conference at the Institute of Electronic Materials Technology in Warsaw, representatives of the institute spoke about the commercialisation potential of "Polish graphene". "We are a leading Polish organisation that specializes in graphene production techniques" said ITME director Dr. Zbigniew Matyjas.