2I/Borisov is the first-ever comet from another planetary system caught travelling through the Solar System. Astronomers from Poland and the Netherlands have just described it. Researchers have one more year to observe this amazing celestial object.
A consortium of Wroclaw universities, PAS institute and a company is building a bionanosatellite that will allow to study cancer cells in space. In the future, their technology can be used by other companies and institutions wishing to conduct research in orbit.
Nothing goes to waste in nature. Snail shells, leftovers from a thrush feast, are a valuable find for birds of other species. Especially for females during the breeding season, which, by eating them, supplement calcium, necessary for the production of eggs.
Representatives of Polish universities, the Wrocław-based company SatRevolution and the American company Virgin Orbit signed an agreement this week in Katowice, forming a consortium that plans to send a Polish satellite to Mars and its moons.
The Nobel Prize in Physics for James Peebles is well deserved. But I have mixed feelings about the award for the Swiss: their work is part of a series of studies, to which Polish scientists had significantly contributed, physicist Prof. Krzysztof Meissner commented the decision of the Nobel Committee.