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Awards of the DBP Director were awarded

Laureaci Nagród Dyrektora DBP
The Committee of the Director of the Fundamental Research Department Award has announced the list of this year's winners. For scientific achievements in 2020, equal prizes were awarded to: professor Lech Szymanowski, Dr. hab. Paweł Bielewicz and Dr. Artur Ukleja. Dr. Anna Durkalec received the award for popularizing activities. Congratulations to the winners! ----

Mini-EUSO over Poland

Ultrafioletowa mapa nocnej atmosfery ziemskiej
The Mini-EUSO telescope is a device that has been floating on board the International Space Station (ISS) since August 2019, enabling the creation of an ultraviolet map of the Earth's nighttime atmosphere and the observation of its variability over time. The project, in which Polish scientists from the National Center for Nuclear Research participate, is the next step of the International JEM-EUSO Collaboration to the study of the atmospheric Extensive Air Showers generated by the highest energy cosmic rays using measurements from space. ----