Astronomical Observatory Institute, Faculty of Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań is seeking students of astronomy and a partially-funded PhD student to work within the project SONATA BIS funded by the National Science Centre led by dr. hab. Michał Michałowski. Details can be found here about the student and PhD funding.
Michał Michałowski has received a SONATA BIS grant from the National Science Centre for the establishment of a research team within a 5-year project entitled “Gamma-ray bursts and supernovae shedding light on how galaxies acquire gas”. He will study gas … Continued
Astronomers from Poznań, working in an international team, have observed a gamma-ray burst and an associated hot cocoon of gas. This allowed them for the first time to confirm the existence of such cocoons in supernova explosions. The observations were … Continued
Born in Poznan polish astronomer Kazimierz Kordylewski was the first one who paid attention to the possibility of existence of the dust moons of the Earth. By the end of the 50-ties, he suggested that a densities of the interplanetary … Continued
On September 21, the small compact MINERVA-II1 rovers separated from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft (time of separation was 13:06 JST). The MINERVA-II1 consists of two rovers, Rover-1A and Rover-1B. It is confirmed that both rovers landed on the surface of asteroid … Continued