A new book celebrating the greatest discoveries and achievements of Polish scientists over the last century has gone on sale.
One of the most pressing global concerns today is the search for cheap and effective ways for securing water. Now scientists from the Silesian Unviersity of Technology are racing around the clock to create a bacteria capable of filtering waste.
On the 475th anniversary of Nicolaus Copernicus’ death, historians at Jagiellonian University museum present the memorabilia connected to the famous’ astronomers studies there.
Today marks 475 years since the death of one of Poland’s most esteemed scientists. Nicolaus Copernicus revolutionised astronomy with his discovery that the earth moved around the sun. The revelation completely changed our understanding of our place in the universe, and consequently helped herald in the age Enlightenment. The First News reflects on the lasting legacy left by the astronomer from Toruń.
Situated on the coast of the Baltic Sea, the Słowiński National Park is known for its unique moving sand dunes and alluring scenery. The Park covers 32,5 km of coastline, seaside lakes and forests. Łeba, Rowy and Smołdzino, small towns located within the Park, are popular tourist destination. The Institute of Oceanography at the University of Gdańsk uses the Parks beaches as the ground for releasing seals to the sea, as part of the species’ reintroduction to the Baltic programme.