Polish devices are installed on the latest generation European meteorological satellites as part of the European Space Agency (ESA) program. In mid-August, the last of the eight devices contracted for the MetOp-SG program was delivered.
Materials as lightweight and resistant as plastic, yet fully biodegradable and... created from waste? Scientists from the Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS are working on an ecological, waste-free and economical method of obtaining organic monomers.
MindHand is a bionic hand prosthesis developed to facilitate the lives of the disabled and people after amputation. Scientists from the Bialystok University of Technology, the creators of the internationally acclaimed, award-winning design, have signed an incubation agreement in the programme Hub of Talents 2 - start-up platforms for new ideas in Eastern Poland. It is one of 34 companies supported by the Białystok Science and Technology Park.
Automation of transport will improve road safety, says Director of the Motor Transport Institute Prof. Marcin Ślęzak. In cooperation with the Ministry of Infrastructure and Warsaw University of Technology, the institute prepares guidelines for the principles of building infrastructure for autonomous vehicles.
Scientists from the Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin want to use a 3D model of the skull to reconstruct the appearance of the woman living at the turn of the 18th century, whose remains were found in Kamień Pomorski. She was probably the victim of a witch trial.
Two parallel categories of Martian rover competitions, demonstrations of scientific experiments, robotic construction workshops and a mentoring and business conference - these are the highlights of the 5th edition of the European Rover Challenge. The event will take place in mid-September at the Kielce University of Technology.