"Runęli impetem szalonym
I doszli. I udał się szturm.
I sztandar swój biało-czerwony
Zatknęli na gruzach wśród chmur. "
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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
Thiamine or thiamin or vitamin B1 discovered by Kazimierz Funk.
Hevelius' map of the Moon. Jan Heweliusz was an astronomer from Gdansk.
The bomba, or bomba kryptologiczna (Polish for "bomb" or "cryptologic bomb") was a special-purpose machine designed about October 1938 by Polish Cipher Bureau cryptologist Marian Rejewski to break German Enigma-machine ciphers.
Melex is an electric vehicle produced by a company of the same name in Mielec, Poland. It has been in production since 1971.
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.
A bulletproof vest, ballistic vest or bullet-resistant vest was discovered by Jan Szczepanik i Kazimierz Żegleń.
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).