The colour of the cloudless sky can correspond to low tones, strawberries to high tones, and snow can sound like the sea. Colorophone, a device that turns a colour into a specific sound, is designed to work with glasses that a blind person would wear, for example during a walk.
A device that monitors selected emotions, such as fear and the level of relaxation and stress with 99% accuracy has been developed for the European Space Agency (ESA) by Polish companies. It may be useful to astronauts, but also to uniformed services and sportsmen.
A method patented by scientists from the Jagiellonian University gives hope for more effective treatment of persons requiring hematopoietic cell transplantation. Researchers are analysing the substance that can mobilize cells more effectively than the drug normally used in patients.
Polish scientists and engineers are working on devices that will study the moons of Jupiter during the JUICE mission of the European Space Agency (ESA). "This is proof that Polish science and economy can do more than just conquer European markets" - commented Deputy Prime Minister Jarosław Gowin.
Five inventions developed at the Department of Microelectronics and Computer Science, Lodz University of Technology were awarded medals in December at the Seoul International Invention Fair 2018 in South Korea. Three inventions won gold, two won silver, reported the university spokeswoman Ewa Chojnacka.
In a letter addressed to U.S. President Donald Trump, representatives of the citizens` initiative led by Lech Wałęsa called for the inclusion of a Polish astronaut in NASA`s manned space missions. "A joint manned space flight would be an emphatic highlight of friendship between nations" - the letter reads.