During the course of inventorying and digitizing its entire collection, staff at the Haus der Natur in Salzberg came across numerous piece of ‘dubious origin’, including the objects now returned to Poland.
VIDEO: Jacek Boczar from the Opole Forest Inspectorate in southern Poland was gobsmacked after seeing the black and white baby porkers snorting around the ground in forests near the village of Tarnów Opolski.
Video: Working with the Polish Academy of Sciences, the fish-shaped unmanned underwater vehicles from Noa Marine will be able to autonomously collect chemical, acoustic, geological and visual data without human intervention for periods of up to six months.
In this episode of The Debrief, we look at the life and times of Johannes Hevelius, a 17th century astronomer and brewer from the city of Gdańsk whose works have just been added to the UNESCO heritage list.
Five Johannes Hevelius works, including Selenographia and Machina coelestis, have been included on the National List of the UNESCO 'Memory of the World' Programme.
The specimen was found among fossils of vertebrates from about 210 million years ago, including lungfish and turtles, excavated at the archeological site in the village of Kocury, southwest Poland.
By examining the use of 130 examples of ceramic lekanes (a type of low bowl), Dr Bartłomiej Lis of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnology at the Polish Academy of Sciences found that the lekanes were used as handwashing basins – rather than as tableware to eat food from.
With their fearsome appearance, powerful jaws and sharp teeth, wolves are often portrayed as villains in film and literature. Now, as part of longstanding efforts to protect them scientists are urging people to view and treat them differently.
VIDEO: Using the scanning transmission X-ray microscope Maxymus at Bessy II at the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin, the team was able to film the recurring periodic magnetisation structure in a crystal.
The study, the first of its kind in Central Europe, analysed over a decade’s worth of collisions between moose and vehicles in Poland, spanning from 2003 to 2019.