Hornsund – a patch of Poland in the Arctic

Zew Północy Magazine (#21, 2015) published a series of texts about Poles in the Arctic. On pages 4–6, you can read what Adam Nawrot from the forScience Foundation had to say about Polish polar pioneers and the history of the Polish Polar Station in Hornsund, Svalbard. In his article, you…

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Polar4Space in Zew Północy Magazine

In its 20th issue (2015), on page 2, Zew Północy Magazine published a brief note summarizing Polar4Space conference, organized earlier in the year by the forScience Foundation. Unfortunately, Zew Północy Magazine (Polish for The Call of the North) is only available in Polish. To find out more about the conference, click…

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Opening Day of the Astronomical Observatory in Rzepiennik Biskupi

On 6–8 June 2015, an event promoting astronomy took place on the premises of the largest, privately owned astronomical observatory in Poland (Rzepiennik Biskupi, Małopolska). The three-day event included: Astronomical Cross Country Run/Walk,Space Picnic "Space Station III",Grand Opening of the Observatory. On the last day, as part of the official…

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Pan Stanisław, or school in space

Project promoter: Gimnazjum No. 1 in Lębork Project coordinator: Anna Rzepa Partners: Space Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw; Space Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences (Poznań) in Borowiec; Microsoft Supporters: forScience Foundation; Kosmonauta.net; Copernicus Project; Jagiellonian University, Polish Rocket Association Project logo © Pan Stanisław The project, whose…

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Polar4Space Conference

Can polar regions be useful in space research? Answering this question was the aim of Polar4Space meeting organized jointly by the forScience Foundation and Telemetrica at the Institute of Tourism, Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, on 30 January 2015. The meeting was attended by 27 people from the…

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