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KP Labs to take part in ESA's M-Argo mission

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    Report: 1,170% more satellites sent into space in 2023 than 10 years earlier

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    Reactor system converts carbon dioxide into fuel

    A Polish-Japanese team is working on a chemical reactor that will convert carbon dioxide emitted by small boilers into methane suitable for use as fuel, reports the Journal of CO2 Utilization.

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

    Kraków students win Mars rover competition in USA

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    Scientists working on electronics in uniforms to save soldiers

    A system based on monitoring life parameters of soldiers will help medical services and commanders make quick decisions about the order of evacuation and providing quick medical aid to those injured on the battlefield. This year, the consortium led by the Military University of Technology is completing design work.

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    Insects could save us from piles of plastic, says researcher

    Some species of insects are able to eat plastics. The results of research conducted at the Poznań University of Life Sciences are intended to expand knowledge about the ability of insects to biodegrade plastics; in the future, they could be used to fight environmental pollution.

  • Visualization of LEO-PNT satellites. Source: ESA

    Polish engineers develop receiver that determines satellite position with 2m accuracy

    Polish engineers have developed the SEXTANS receiver for micro- and nanosatellites. The device makes it possible to determine the position of orbiters in space with an accuracy of 2 m and monitor their flight trajectory.

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    Szczecin scientist creates world’s first heat-resistant tape with biocidal properties

    The world’s first bactericidal, self-adhesive, heat-resistant tape that can be used in the automotive, heating and medical industries has been invented by Dr. Krzysztof Antosik from the West Pomeranian University of Technology, who has been implementing a project financed by the Polish National Centre for Research and Development for several years.

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    Scientists want to produce cooling from heat

    Dr. Łukasz Witanowski from the Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Gdańsk proposes to use waste heat to produce cooling. The scientist is working on a system that will, for example, enable heating networks to generate cooling for air conditioning systems in the summer.

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Examples of textures of the new liquid crystal phase: a) disordered material between two glasses, b) a drop of material suspended on a glycerine substrate, c) domain texture of the newly discovered phase (image from a polarizing microscope). Source: WAT/UW

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