Exploring Jupiter and its moons is the goal of the JUICE mission of the European Space Agency. Polish scientists, engineers and companies are involved in the work related to the mission. The more than seven years long journey towards the most massive planet in the solar system will begin in 2022.
Could thousands of species of animals on Earth can go extinct unnoticed? Many species from hardly accessible depths remain undiscovered. Therefore, there is a fear that human activity will lead to extinction of their predominant number before they are discovered, marine biologists alarm.
In the face of a global threat of ecological disaster, we urge the academic community to recognize the climate crisis as a priority issue, three representatives of the Institute of Polish Culture of the University of Warsaw write in an open letter. So far, the letter has been signed by more than 400 scientists from all over Poland.
What does dancer`s training have to do with human perception? Theatre researcher from the University of Lodz in collaboration with students of the Academy of Music in Łódź conducts research on dance in the context of knowledge about cognitive processes. Their conclusions are expected to help improve stage work.
Roman coins from the first centuries of our era were counterfeited in the Roman Empire and beyond, possibly also in the territories of today`s Poland. The analysis of denarii, which will allow to determine the scale of this activity in Central and Eastern Europe, will be carried out by archaeologists from the University of Warsaw.
Persistent contemplation of one`s own problems - called rumination - is a mechanism of dealing with emotions. Why do some people, for example those who struggle with depression or anxiety disorders, abuse rumination? Psychologist Dr. Monika Kornacka researches this issue, among other things by following the eyes of ruminating people.