115 years ago, on December 10, 1903, Maria Skłodowska-Curie and her husband Pierre Curie received the Nobel Prize in Physics. Eight years later - independently - Skłodowska received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, becoming the only woman awarded this distinction in two different fields.
Hunter from 8 thousand ago, whose remains were discovered more than half a century ago on the Narew River, had not been eaten as previously thought. He suffered a blow to the head but survived the event, researchers say after examining the remains under an electron microscope.
Better understanding of the biological mechanisms affecting the development of sexual orientation in men is the goal of a group of psychologists from the University of Warsaw. Researchers are looking for volunteers to participate in the "Project Orientation".
Researchers studying the brightening of a binary system pointed X-ray observatories Swift and Chandra at the phenomenon. As a result, they discovered a new mechanism of X-ray production in the so-called cataclysmic variables. The discovery was made with the participation of astronomers from the Astronomical Observatory of the University of Warsaw.