The fifth Polish satellite in near-Earth orbit, the KRAKsat will be the world’s first to use a ferrofluid flywheel. The main task of the satellite is to investigate how this will behave in space and whether it can be used in the space industry as a flywheel.
In just four weeks the Comixify website, which allows visitors to convert video into a comic strip, has been flooded by over 180,000 viewers and has generated over 22,000 comics.
Students from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków (southern Poland) have constructed the first mechanical rolling footbridge in Poland. The footbridge is 3.35 m long and is able to support weights of up to 200 kg, the university announced.
A group of 20 students from Poland and Germany are starting the cleanup of the cemeteries of villages that became extinct after World War II, in the Pisz Forest, in the Masuria region (northern Poland).
Students of the Faculty of Architecture of the Silesian University of Technology (PŚ) in Gliwice, southern Poland, took first and second place in the international architectural competition #ValenciaCall for the design of social housing in Valencia.
In Wrocław, the University will offer undergraduate degrees taught in English in subjects including IT, cybersecurity, business, engineering and hotel management. The decision further cements Wrocław’s reputation as a thriving academic city.
Over 370 paid internships have been offered to students and graduates in Gdańsk this summer as part of the “Vacation Internship” program.