2018 Giulio Rampa Thesis Prize for dr Jan Ostrowski
Dr Jan Ostrowski, a graduate of astronomy at the Nicolaus Copernicus University, get the Giulio Rampa Thesis Prize for his Ph.D. Thesis entitled "Mass function of galaxy clusters in inhomogeneous relativistic cosmology".
On 20/04/2018, the Consortium ATHENA-PL was formed. The main goal of the Consortium will be to develop subsystems for instruments of the ATHENA mission.
Toruń Astrophysics & Physics Summer internships
Students from all countries are welcome to send their applications to the 2nd edition of the Toruń Astrophysics & Physics Summer internship Programme TAPS 2018.
Hot Jupiter and the planetary anniversary
The international team of astronomers led by prof. Andrzej Niedzielski from the NCU Centre for Astronomy has discovered a very exotic planet, so-called hot Jupiter, at a very old star, almost twice as massive as the Sun. This is the twentieth planetary system discovered by astronomers from the NCU.
Hide and seek in space
A group of astronomers from the NCU Centre for Astronomy recorded an unknown phenomenon of alternating emission of radio waves by molecules of methanol and water vapor around a young star.
Torunian trace in the epochal discovery
Among 15 Polish scientists who have contributed to the first direct observation of gravitational waves, there was also a researcher from the Nicolaus Copernicus University Centre for Astronomy.