Maria Curie-Sklodowska – Polish PhD in physics
Maria Curie-Sklodowska – Polish PhD in physics – In 10.12.1903 M. Curie-Sklodowska
was the first woman to receive a PhD in physics and the Nobel Prize.
Chips threat – Health risk caused regular consumption – Polish scientists from the Institute of
Food and Nutrition demonstrated health risks, which carries regular consumption of chips.
Chips contain unhealthy fats, high in salt and acrylamide, which is toxic to the nervous system.
Induces chronic inflammation of the body and increases the risk of cancer. The study was conducted
on a group of 14 persons who at the 4 weeks after every packet of potato chips (160 g).
It turned out that after this time in their increased blood levels of acrylamide compounds responsible
for inflammation in the body (CRP, IL-6) and bad cholesterol (LDL). Further demonstrated that
acrylamide bound to hemoglobin, so that it can not be efficiently removed from the body.
Nicolaus Copernicus (1473 – 24.05.1543) – heliocentric vision of universe – Astronomer, mathematician, lawyer and economist. He discovered the variability of the eccentric motion of the Earth and solar zenith with respect to the fixed stars. In his work “On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres“ he described the heliocentric vision of the universe. He published a treatise monetary.
Ignacy Domeyko – Mineralogical, geological researcher of Chile – In 14.07.1867 Was born
I. Domeyko. Polish geologist, mineralogist. Mining engineer and researcher of South America.
Thanks initiated by him numerous mineralogical and geological research in Chile.
It developed mining industry, giving poor country a chance to enrich themselves
and become independent from foreign countries.
Maria Curie-Sklodowska – Radiochemistry, radioactivity precursor – In 04.07.1934
died M. Curie–Sklodowska, Polish physicist and chemist, precursor of radiochemistry,
winner of the Nobel Prize. Her major achievements include the development of the theory of radioactivity,
radioisotope separation techniques. The discovery of two new elements – radium and polonium.
Alfred Tarski – Polish mathematician, philosopher – In 26.10.1983 died,
Polish mathematician A. Tarski. He worked on set theory, algebra, logic and metamathematics
and the philosophy. He is co-founder of the so-called. the paradox of Banach–Tarski,
definition of truth and model theory.
Napoleon Cybulski – Endocrinology and EEG pioneer – In 14.09.1854 was born,
and in 26.04.1919 died Polish physician and physiologist – N. Cybulski, the discoverer of adrenaline.
One of the founders of endocrinology and pioneer of electroencephalography.
Antoni Lesniowski – In 28.01.1867 was born in Lebiedziow (died 08.04.1940 in Warsaw) Polish surgeon – A. Lesniowski. Who first described staple intestinal inflammation, increased in the terminal ileum. The same description made in 1932. American Burill Bernard Crohn. Since that time, not taking into account the priority A. Lesniowski in world literature, the disease called Crohn’s disease (only in Poland is called Lesniowski–Crohn’s disease).
Accident in Turow Power Station – 24.12.1998 – at Turow Power Station has been one of the biggest failures in the Polish energy sector. Almost completely destroyed has power unit No. 5 with a capacity of 200 MW, has been damaged many devices of adjacent units. Most of the generators was turned off and the engine broke dangerous fire.