Polskie odkrycia. Polish Inventions & Discoveries

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Six great inventors/ innovators: Jan Czochralski (chemistry), Józef Bożek (Polish Stephenson), Jan Szczepanik (Polish Edison), Marian Rejewski, Kazimierz Prószyński (tv pioneer), Jacek Karpiński (computer pioneer). #technology #science

Six great inventors/ innovators: Jan Czochralski (chemistry), Józef Bożek…

Hevelius' map of the Moon. Jan Heweliusz was  an astronomer from Gdansk.

Johannes Hevelius’s ‘Selenographia’ early map of the Moon 1647

Melex is an electric vehicle produced by a company of the same name in Mielec, Poland. It has been in production since 1971.

Trailer Tires Tulsa - Each day thousands of people throughout the nation are currently purchasing tires for their vehicles

Heliocentrism, or heliocentricism by Nicolaus Copernicus is the astronomical model in which the Earth and planets revolve around a relatively stationary Sun at the center of the Solar System.

In Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus revolutionized astronomy by proposing his heliocentric model of the Universe

A bulletproof vest, ballistic vest or bullet-resistant vest was discovered by Jan Szczepanik i Kazimierz Żegleń.

Test of a 1901 vest designed by Jan Szczepanik, in which a 7 mm revolver is fired at a person wearing the vest

The kerosene lamp (widely known in Britain as a paraffin lamp) is a type of lighting device that uses kerosene (British "paraffin", as distinct from paraffin wax or paraffin oil) as a fuel.  Polish inventor Ignacy Łukasiewicz in 1853 Lviv.

The kerosene lamp (widely known in Britain as a paraffin lamp) is a type of lighting device that uses kerosene (British "paraffin", as distinct from paraffin wax or paraffin oil) as a fuel. Polish inventor Ignacy Łukasiewicz in 1853 Lviv.

A blue laser is a laser that emits electromagnetic radiation at a wavelength of between 360 and 480 nanometres, which the human eye sees as blue or violet. Discovered by Institute of High Pressure Physics, also known as Unipress (Polish: Instytut Wysokich Ciśnień) is a scientific institute founded in 1972 by the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN).

A blue laser is a laser that emits electromagnetic radiation at a wavelength of between 360 and 480 nanometres, which the human eye sees as blue or violet. Discovered by Institute of High Pressure Physics, also known as Unipress (Polish: Instytut Wysokich Ciśnień) is a scientific institute founded in 1972 by the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN).

Polonium is a chemical element with the symbol Po and atomic number 84, discovered in 1898 by Marie Curie and Pierre Curie.

The organic germanium compound can be regarded without exaggeration as an effective means of combating almost any disease.

Kordylewski clouds are large concentrations of dust that may exist at the L4 and L5 Lagrangian points of the Earth–Moon system. They were first reported by Polish astronomer Kazimierz Kordylewski in the 1960s, but there is still debate as to whether they actually exist, due to their extreme faintness.

How the Society Tried to Use a Quirk of Physics to Colonize Space

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