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Free-floating planets in the Milky Way

For a long time scientists have predicted the existence of Earth-mass free-floating planets, ejected from their parent planetary systems and gravitationally unbound to any star. Polish astronomers working at the OGLE survey at the Warsaw University A...
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Winners of the third FIRST TEAM competition announced

The Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) has selected the winners of the third FIRST TEAM competition aimed at supporting young PhD holders in setting up their first research teams. Thirteen young scientists have been awarded grants totalling PLN 25.6...
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BLAPs – a new class of pulsating stars

Thanks to regular brightness measurements of over a billion stars of our Galaxy, astronomers working at The Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment (OGLE) at Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory, Poland, have discovered an unknown class of pul...