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Discovering the treasures of nature – challenges of mineralogists | Research of scientists of the University of Silesia

| Weronika Cygan | Towards the end of 2023, our scientists shared the information on discovering karwowskiite, Ca9MgFe2+0.5(PO4)7, which was named after their late colleague and long-term employee of the University of Silesia, Prof. Łukasz Karwowski. However, the researchers have emphasized that this mineral is only one of many among their discoveries, and actually not...

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Karwowskiite – a new mineral discovered by USil researchers

BSE image of karwowskiite crystals | Photo by Irina and Evgeny Galuskin (click to enlarge image) | Prof. Evgeny Galuskin | | Prof. Irina Galuskina | | Krzysztof Szopa, PhD, DSc, Assoc. Prof. | At the end of October 2023, the Commission of New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification of the International Mineralogical Association (CNMNC-IMA) approved...

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No Limits | Prehistoric mothers, wives and lovers

What is the article about?What is the article about? The pop culture image of a prehistoric human does not match what science tells us. Our ancestors and Neanderthal cousins were by no means brutes lacking in intellect — they knew how to make jewellery and cared for their loved ones. Contact Andrzej Boczarowski, PhD from...

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Back and forth – coming back to Poland from USA | Interview with geologist, Agnieszka Drobniak, PhD Eng.

Agnieszka Drobniak PhD, Eng. | private archive | Weronika Cygan | After graduating geology and earth sciences at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Agnieszka Drobniak, PhD Eng. left for the United States in 2002, where for over two decades she conducted scientific work at the Indiana Geological and Water Survey at...

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Clean Odra? Soon not | Research by the Silesian Water Centre UŚ

Start of the expedition in Ostrava | archive of Andrzej Woźnica | Weronika Cygan | „We were the last to see the deceased alive. We crossed the river exactly five days before the catastrophe” says Andrzej Woźnica, PhD, Associate Professor, director of the Silesian Water Centre (ŚCW) of the University of Silesia, who participated in...

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