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Wrocław University of Science and Technology takes top places in international space probe competition

  • Kraków, 13.02.2024. Mars robot presented at a press conference at the AGH University of Science and Technology. Photo credit: PAP/Art Service
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    Kraków students win Mars rover competition in USA

    Kraków’s AGH Space Systems team won the international Mars rover competition - University Rover Challenge in the United States. The second Polish team - students of the Wrocław University of Science and Technology - took 13th place.

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    Warsaw University of Technology students are working on new satellite; launched planned in 2025

    Students at the Warsaw University of Technology are working on the third nanosatellite PW-Sat3, whose task will be to test the proprietary drive that enables efficient deorbitation and manoeuvres in orbit. The launch is planned for autumn 2025. The work was delayed due to the pandemic and lack of stable financing.

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    In search of silence... among devices

    Noise generated by various devices can be reduced thanks to shields that eliminate sound waves. The problem occurs when devices emit heat, which is why the housing should have vents. Dr. Stanisław Wrona from the Silesian University of Technology is looking for a solution to this problem.

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    Survey: 68 percent students will use artificial intelligence while studying

    As many as 68 percent of students will use tools using artificial intelligence while studying, according to new research. Possible applications of AI include: language translations, work organization, creating presentations and writing papers.

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    Kraków students win European Rover Challenge

    The AGH Space System team from Kraków won the 9th edition of the Mars rover competition European Rover Challenge, which ended last week in Kielce. The next two places on the podium went to Swiss teams.

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    Warsaw students turn Schrödinger's cat upside down

    Students at the Faculty of Physics of the University of Warsaw and researchers from the QOT Centre for Quantum Optical Technologies have developed an innovative method that allows the fractional Fourier Transform of optical pulses to be performed using quantum memory.

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    Researcher creates anti-slouching glasses

    A student of the Faculty of Physics at the Warsaw University of Technology has developed an add-on for glasses, which signals that the person working at the desk has changed their position into an incorrect one.

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    Universities

    Wrocław students wins international competition for futuristic housing estate design

    Students from the Wrocław University of Science and Technology won the main prize in an international competition for housing estates of the future.

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    Warsaw students runners up in international architectural competition

    Karolina Rorat and Ewa Maniak, students of the Faculty of Architecture of the Warsaw University of Technology, took second place in the international competition 'Portugal Olive Guest House' and won the Buildner Student Award. The jury appreciated their project of an olive guesthouse in Portugal.

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