Marzena Rogozińska captured the incredible shot on 13th August in Busko-Zdroj as the spectacular meteor shower lit up the sky as the Earth passed through the trail left by Comet Swift-Tuttle, a huge behemoth that swings by Earth every 133 years.
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.
Two Polish researchers have discovered nickel vapours within the atmosphere of the icy interstellar comet 2I/Borisov, the prestigious international 'Nature' science and technology journal has reported.
In this episode of The Debrief, we speak to two astronomers helping to create the most detailed map ever of the universe.
By observing the universe at low radio frequencies, astronomers can now specify with greater accuracy the number of new stars being formed in the early universe, establish a correlation between the brightness of galaxies on the low radio images and the rate of star formation as well as analyse emissions from around massive black holes or the collision of galaxies.
Polish astronomers from the Mikolaj Kopernik University in Torun and the University of Warsaw have joined Europe's biggest network of coordinated astronomical research.
Titled ‘A Northern Winter Night’ the stunning photograph by Łukasz Żak from Wołomin shows a 360 degree panorama of the snow covered ground with tall trees encircling the nebulae of the northern winter Milky Way.
It’s that time of year again for The Debrief Christmas Special! Hosted by John Beauchamp with guest Ed Wight, Managing Editor of The First News.
Polish astronomers will receive almost EUR 14 million in a grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for astronomical research and to build a telescope in Chile, the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) has announced.
To locate the free-floating planet, a team of international astronomers led by those from the University of Warsaw’s OGLE team at the Astronomical Observatory used an astronomical phenomenon called gravitational microlensing.