RSS Kosmos https://scienceinpoland.pl/en en Polish astronomers discover free-floating black hole in the Milky Way https://scienceinpoland.pl/en/news/news%2C92657%2Cpolish-astronomers-discover-free-floating-black-hole-milky-way.html <a href="/en/news/news%2C92657%2Cpolish-astronomers-discover-free-floating-black-hole-milky-way.html" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/lista_depesz_280x155/public/202206/42682725_42682687.jpg?itok=Vs20j7_Y" width="280" height="155" alt="Artistic vision: The background of the Milky Way distorted by the gravity of the free-floating black hole. As a result of its huge gravity, the black hole bends the space around it, causing distortion of images of the background stars behind it. Source: NASA, STScI, credit: FECYT, IAC." typeof="Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> <br />Two international teams of scientists, including astronomers from the Astronomical Observatory of the University of Warsaw, announced the discovery of a lonely black hole in the Milky Way. This is the first detection of this type. Mon, 20 Jun 2022 07:33:00 +0200 naukawpolsce.pap.pl 92657 at naukawpolsce.pap.pl Polish astronomers discover free-floating black hole in the Milky Way https://scienceinpoland.pl/en/news/news%2C92657%2Cpolish-astronomers-discover-free-floating-black-hole-milky-way.html <a href="/en/news/news%2C92657%2Cpolish-astronomers-discover-free-floating-black-hole-milky-way.html" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/lista_depesz_280x155/public/202206/42682725_42682687.jpg?itok=Vs20j7_Y" width="280" height="155" alt="Artistic vision: The background of the Milky Way distorted by the gravity of the free-floating black hole. As a result of its huge gravity, the black hole bends the space around it, causing distortion of images of the background stars behind it. Source: NASA, STScI, credit: FECYT, IAC." typeof="Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> <br />Two international teams of scientists, including astronomers from the Astronomical Observatory of the University of Warsaw, announced the discovery of a lonely black hole in the Milky Way. This is the first detection of this type. Mon, 20 Jun 2022 07:33:00 +0200 naukawpolsce.pap.pl 92657 at naukawpolsce.pap.pl ESA approves Comet Interceptor mission involving Polish scientists https://scienceinpoland.pl/en/news/news%2C92645%2Cesa-approves-comet-interceptor-mission-involving-polish-scientists.html <a href="/en/news/news%2C92645%2Cesa-approves-comet-interceptor-mission-involving-polish-scientists.html" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/lista_depesz_280x155/public/202206/42671494_33672458.jpg?itok=EmCQQXkn" width="280" height="155" alt="Credit: Adobe Stock" typeof="Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> <br />The European Space Agency has given the go-ahead for the Comet Interceptor mission to study a so-called virgin comet or another interstellar object starting a journey to the inner Solar System. Sat, 18 Jun 2022 16:00:00 +0200 naukawpolsce.pap.pl 92645 at naukawpolsce.pap.pl ESA approves Comet Interceptor mission involving Polish scientists https://scienceinpoland.pl/en/news/news%2C92645%2Cesa-approves-comet-interceptor-mission-involving-polish-scientists.html <a href="/en/news/news%2C92645%2Cesa-approves-comet-interceptor-mission-involving-polish-scientists.html" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/lista_depesz_280x155/public/202206/42671494_33672458.jpg?itok=EmCQQXkn" width="280" height="155" alt="Credit: Adobe Stock" typeof="Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> <br />The European Space Agency has given the go-ahead for the Comet Interceptor mission to study a so-called virgin comet or another interstellar object starting a journey to the inner Solar System. Sat, 18 Jun 2022 16:00:00 +0200 naukawpolsce.pap.pl 92645 at naukawpolsce.pap.pl Polish scientists develop model to help understand how neutron stars emit X-rays https://scienceinpoland.pl/en/news/news%2C92620%2Cpolish-scientists-develop-model-help-understand-how-neutron-stars-emit-x-rays.html <a href="/en/news/news%2C92620%2Cpolish-scientists-develop-model-help-understand-how-neutron-stars-emit-x-rays.html" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/lista_depesz_280x155/public/202206/42652679_32846010.jpg?itok=XeQxP7XJ" width="280" height="155" alt="Credit: Adobe Stock" typeof="Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> <br />A model that enables the analysis of the processes responsible for the emission of X-rays within neutron stars has been developed by scientists from the universities of Lodz and Warsaw. Tue, 14 Jun 2022 13:03:09 +0200 naukawpolsce.pap.pl 92620 at naukawpolsce.pap.pl Polish scientists develop model to help understand how neutron stars emit X-rays https://scienceinpoland.pl/en/news/news%2C92620%2Cpolish-scientists-develop-model-help-understand-how-neutron-stars-emit-x-rays.html <a href="/en/news/news%2C92620%2Cpolish-scientists-develop-model-help-understand-how-neutron-stars-emit-x-rays.html" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/lista_depesz_280x155/public/202206/42652679_32846010.jpg?itok=XeQxP7XJ" width="280" height="155" alt="Credit: Adobe Stock" typeof="Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> <br />A model that enables the analysis of the processes responsible for the emission of X-rays within neutron stars has been developed by scientists from the universities of Lodz and Warsaw. Tue, 14 Jun 2022 13:03:09 +0200 naukawpolsce.pap.pl 92620 at naukawpolsce.pap.pl Astronomers capture image of black hole at the centre of Milky Way https://scienceinpoland.pl/en/news/news%2C92322%2Castronomers-capture-image-black-hole-centre-milky-way.html <a href="/en/news/news%2C92322%2Castronomers-capture-image-black-hole-centre-milky-way.html" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/lista_depesz_280x155/public/202205/42439682_42439598.jpg?itok=JAfwrfiG" width="280" height="155" alt="The Milky Way and the location of its central black hole as viewed from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array. Credit: ESO/José Francisco Salgado (josefrancisco.org), EHT Collaboration" typeof="Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> <br />Scientists have presented the first image of a supermassive black hole in the centre of our galaxy. Tue, 24 May 2022 13:48:27 +0200 naukawpolsce.pap.pl 92322 at naukawpolsce.pap.pl Astronomers capture image of black hole at the centre of Milky Way https://scienceinpoland.pl/en/news/news%2C92322%2Castronomers-capture-image-black-hole-centre-milky-way.html <a href="/en/news/news%2C92322%2Castronomers-capture-image-black-hole-centre-milky-way.html" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/lista_depesz_280x155/public/202205/42439682_42439598.jpg?itok=JAfwrfiG" width="280" height="155" alt="The Milky Way and the location of its central black hole as viewed from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array. Credit: ESO/José Francisco Salgado (josefrancisco.org), EHT Collaboration" typeof="Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> <br />Scientists have presented the first image of a supermassive black hole in the centre of our galaxy. Tue, 24 May 2022 13:48:27 +0200 naukawpolsce.pap.pl 92322 at naukawpolsce.pap.pl Researchers detect gamma rays from recurrent nova outburst https://scienceinpoland.pl/en/news/news%2C92120%2Cresearchers-detect-gamma-rays-recurrent-nova-outburst.html <a href="/en/news/news%2C92120%2Cresearchers-detect-gamma-rays-recurrent-nova-outburst.html" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/lista_depesz_280x155/public/202204/42297628_42297479.jpg?itok=2-IXrhuT" width="280" height="155" alt="Teleskopy projektu MAGIC. Credit: Adobe Stock" typeof="Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> <br />Scientists have detected ‘very high’ energy gamma rays from a star system in which a recurrent nova outburst took place. Wed, 04 May 2022 07:30:32 +0200 naukawpolsce.pap.pl 92120 at naukawpolsce.pap.pl Researchers detect gamma rays from recurrent nova outburst https://scienceinpoland.pl/en/news/news%2C92120%2Cresearchers-detect-gamma-rays-recurrent-nova-outburst.html <a href="/en/news/news%2C92120%2Cresearchers-detect-gamma-rays-recurrent-nova-outburst.html" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/lista_depesz_280x155/public/202204/42297628_42297479.jpg?itok=2-IXrhuT" width="280" height="155" alt="Teleskopy projektu MAGIC. Credit: Adobe Stock" typeof="Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> <br />Scientists have detected ‘very high’ energy gamma rays from a star system in which a recurrent nova outburst took place. Wed, 04 May 2022 07:30:32 +0200 naukawpolsce.pap.pl 92120 at naukawpolsce.pap.pl