Małgorzata Lisowska captured her own cancer cells that form the shape of a heart in a microscopic photo. The photograph won 3rd place in the Nikon Small World competition. The artist, suffering from breast cancer, will sell the award-winning work and use the proceeds for further oncological treatment.
One hundred and twenty years ago, Maria Skłodowska-Curie and her husband Piotr Curie received the Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering the phenomenon of radioactivity and research on it. The other half of the prize went to Henri Becquerel, who was the first to observe the penetrating radiation of uranium ore. Skłodowska was the first woman to be honoured in this way.
Sometimes an error in an algorithm reveals itself quickly, and sometimes it takes a very long time. The question is how to find the range in which the program can fail. A team with Polish computer scientists was awarded for solving this problem for the VASS model.