Professor Artur Ekert, a Pole working at Oxford University, is considered to be one of the candidates for this year’s Nobel Prize in physics, the Swedish TT News Agency has reported, citing the rankings of the American company Clarivate Analytics.
On the anniversary of his death TFN looks back at the life of Józef Rotblat, a brilliant Nobel Prize winning physicist who quit the Manhattan Project in protest over the development of the atomic bomb.
On June 12th, 1903, Marie Skłodowska-Curie defended her doctoral thesis on radioactive substances at Université de la Sorbonne in Paris, thus becoming the first woman in France to receive a doctoral degree.
With 880 pages, “In the Shadow of Totalitarianisms” brings together previously-scattered articles, essays and reviews, inviting Miłosz fans, literary scholars and historians to explore its themes in greater depth.
The Sejm (lower house) on Wednesday commemorated the 40th anniversary of Polish-born Jewish writer Isaac Bashevis Singer's receipt of the Nobel Prize for literature (1978).
Marie Curie’s work inspired not only generations of scientists, but also books, plays and movies.
Twelve towns in the Lublin region of eastern Poland, which were written about by Nobel Prize winner Izaak Baszewis Singer, will be visited by artists and performers from around the world during the eighth 'Following I.B. Singer's Traces' festival, which starts on Monday.
A Polish-born physicist and chemist, Maria became one of the most famous scientists of her time. In 1903 she was awarded the Nobel Prize, and went on to win another just eight years later.
The Nobel laureate may have passed away in 2012, but her legacy is just as relevant as ever.