The National Centre for Nuclear Research will participate in the international project POLAR-2, which will allow to better understand study gamma-ray bursts - evidence of the strongest explosions in the Universe. The tasks of Polish scientists will include preparing electronic systems, the National Centre for Nuclear Research informs.
The Polish start-up SatRevolution wants to launch the observation nanosatellite ScopeSat into orbit. According to the company`s announcement, the satellite will be part of the Real-time Earth observation Constellation (REC). Richard Branson`s company has noticed the potential of REC.
Small amounts of methane are sometimes released from the below the surface of Mars, show the results of analyses of an international team. Researchers - including a Polish scientist - have identified a possible source of methane on Mars and determined where the gas in that source comes from.
Thanks to the team led by a Polish researcher we know with increasing precision what distance separates us from the Large Magellanic Cloud - the galaxy that is the nearest neighbour of the Milky Way. This distance is a cosmic distance standard used to calibrate other constants important for astronomers.