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Various Faces of QCD 2

Various Faces of QCD 2
3rd Symposium of the Division for Physics of Fundamental Interactions of the Polish Physical Society will be held in NCBJ Świerk on October 8 and 9, 2016. The symposium is entitled “Va­rio­us Fa­ces of QCD 2” ----

NCBJ among sponsors of the 41st Film Festival in Gdynia

41st Film Festival in Gdynia
A series of discussion panels, lectures by recognized guests from abroad, and presentations organized within the framework of the 41st Film Festival in Gdynia by Polish Film Institute (PISF) and its partners for several hundred filmmakers (artists, producers, other professionals) has been dubbed Gdynia Industry. NCBJ is among the partners. ----

“Nature” ranked Poland among top 10 “rising stars in science”

The Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars report published in special edition of the Nature journal has identified Poland among 10 top countries qualified as “rising stars in science”. The ranking was based on rate of increase of the WFC (weighted fractional count) index calculated for 68 prestigious journals active in natural sciences for the last 4 years. The index for Poland has risen by as much as 34% between 2012 and 2015. ----

NCBJ participates in research on cosmic explosions

Tadeusz Batsch and Dominik Rybka (photo M. Zięba/OPI PIB)
Equipment developed and produced by NCBJ scientists and engineers may help to reveal nature of some of the most powerful explosions occurring in the Universe. The equipment launched on September 15, 2016 by the „Tiangong-2” (TG-2) Chinese space station is going to measure polarisation of gamma rays in Gamma-Ray Bursts (GRB). The equipment was developed within framework of the POLAR project, one of the projects run under the Swiss Contribution research programme. ----