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Star Wars through the eyes of a physicist

19.12.2019
Star Wars is a cinematographic, artistic, technological and sociological phenomenon. George Lucas’ saga has millions of fans all over the world, whose total number is hard to estimate. Their community also includes physicists who approach the films from a more scientific point of view. Selected aspects of Star Wars have been analysed by Dr Witold Zawadzki, a physicist from the Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science of the Jagiellonian University.
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JU Botanical Garden has a new state-of-the-art greenhouse

12.12.2019
The construction of a new greenhouse in the JU Botanical Garden has recently been completed. The Victoria greenhouse complex had to be expanded because of a unique date palm grown there. The 150-year-old tree comes from the Canary Islands and is now recognised as a natural monument. The new greenhouse will be open to visitors from spring 2020.
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A unique butterfly in the collection of the Natural Sciences Education Centre

12.12.2019
Employees of the JU Natural Sciences Education Centre have been studying and cataloguing various species of butterflies worldwide, collaborating with the most important research centres and entomologists in Europe and America. Their work has resulted in several hundred papers and the discovery of nearly 300 new species from the tropical regions of Africa and South America.
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JU Rector awarded for services to Confucius Institute

11.12.2019
On December 10, at the closing ceremony of the 2019 International Chinese Language Education Conference organised by the Office of Chinese Language Council International / Confucius Institute Headquarters Hanban, the JU Rector Prof. Wojciech Nowak was presented with the honorary award for his services to the Centre for Chinese Language and Culture “Confucius Institute in Kraków”.
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History written anew

11.12.2019
Until relatively recently, many historians held a belief that fourteen centuries ago the streets of Constantinople were swarming with dead or dying people. It was thought that an unknown disease swept over the Byzantine Empire (and the rest of Europe), killing about half of its populace.
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How plants deal with stress

09.12.2019
Throughout their existence, human beings have been accompanied by stress, and hence they have developed various methods to reduce it. Plants are also subject to stress, caused by adverse environmental factors (such as water or light deficiency), but unlike most animals they cannot hide or run away from danger. Dr Paweł Jedynak from the JU Department of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry discusses how to recognise and interpret the symptoms of stress in plants and what are the mechanisms that allow them to live through stressful situations.
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Prof. Stanisław Kistryn participates in Brussels talks

05.12.2019
The JU Vice-Rector for Research and Structural Funds Prof. Stanisław Kistryn paid a visit to Brussels, where he met with the European Commissioner for Education and Youth Marija Gabriel and took part in the debate “Towards a new vision for Europe's higher education sector.”
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