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„No Limits” | Global warming is speeding up

| Maria Sztuka | On 18th August 2019, when Europe was being scorched by a record heat wave, in Iceland, in the vicinity of Reykjavík, a symbolic “burial” of the Ok Glacier (Okjökull) took place Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir participated in the farewell ceremony, alongside numerous government and UN representatives, scientists,
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„No Limits” | The Holy Viking

| Assoc Prof Jakub Morawiec | The Viking epoch was an important time in Europe’s history, especially with regard to Scandinavia A number of new phenomena, such as the centralization of power, far-reaching trade, and Christianization, contributed to significant political, cultural, and social changes in the entire Scandinavian region They would not
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„No Limits” | Fascinating microworlds

| Agnieszka Sikora | Scanning electron microscopy is a kind of electron microscopy which uses a much shorter light beam than the wavelength of visible light, that is, a beam of electrons, in order to study the structure of a material’s surface as well as its chemical composition and is thus able
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The West is losing importance. Dr. Tomasz Okraska, political scientist, tells about the growing power of India and China

China and India are two ancient civilisations with amazing achievements They were leading global powers until the industrial revolution Then European countries dominated the world for over one hundred years, mainly in consequence of colonial conquests and industrialisation The 20th century, in turn, brought the increased power of the United States, which joined
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