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.
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.
Earth is currently the only planet on which humans live. This is not good because it is threatened, for example by cosmic events. We should start thinking about risk diversification and, for example, living on Mars, Dr. Weronika Śliwa from the Copernicus Science Centre says in an interview with PAP.
The first European commercial electric satellite will be built with the participation of Polish engineers. They will design and build a set of ground-based equipment supporting satellite assembly as part of the Electra project supported by the European Space Agency (ESA).
A unique 3D map of the Milky Way was presented in the prestigious journal Science by scientists from the Astronomical Observatory of the University of Warsaw working in the Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment (OGLE) project. The map provides new information on the history of our galaxy.