Taking seven years to conduct their research, the team of scientists under Prof. Robert Mysłajek from the Warsaw University’s Institute of Genetics and Biotechnology gathered and genetically analysed 2,300 samples of excrement, urine, fur and fragments of tissues from dead wolves from all over Poland.
The team from the University of Warsaw say their unique map, which was based on observing 2,400 stars less than 250 million years old, is more accurate than models currently in use.
While investigating a location used for sacrifices, the archeologists led by Warsaw University’s ‘Indiana Jones’, Prof. Miłosz Giersz, came across the tomb containing the remains of a 20-year-old man in a sitting position surrounded by tools made of rare metal including a saw, a collection of knives and an axe.
Following the outbreak of WW II, in 1941 lawyer Rafał Lemkin managed to emigrate to the United States, but lost 49 of his relatives in the Holocaust. He became pivotal in helping set up the United Nation’s Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.
Named by the Polish astronomers who found them, the planets could be just two of millions floating through the galaxy. So far, though, scientists have only managed to locate a dozen or so rogues, which is why adding these two to the bunch is deemed important.
Dziewanna, which was discovered by Polish scientists at Warsaw Uni, is estimated to be 470 kilometres across, making its surface one-seventh of the Moon’s and one of the 40 largest known objects in the Solar System.