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NCBJ wants to participate in development of new research facility in Russia

NCBJ is interested in the NICA project run in Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia (JINR). On the first day of 2nd international conference NICA Days 2017 held in Warsaw (November 6-10), a consortium of Polish research institutions interested in the project was established. On November 8 conference attendees were given an opportunity to visit some NCBJ labs in Świerk that may contribute to the project. ----

Representatives of the Chinese National Energy Administration in Świerk

Delegation of the Chinese National Energy Administration (NAE) headed by Mr. Liu Baohua, Deputy Director for Electricity and Nuclear Power, visited Świerk on November 6. The guests met with NCBJ management, were briefed by professor Krzysztof Kurek, NCBJ Director General, on NCBJ current operations and growth perspectives, visited the Maria research reactor and the Accelerating Structure Lab. ----

LIGO and Virgo make first detection of gravitational waves produced by colliding neutron stars

For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves in addition to light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars. This marks the first time that a cosmic event has been viewed in both gravitational waves and light. ----