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ACADEMIA - The magazine of the Polish Academy of Sciences | 2018 | Nr 2 (54) 2018 Influences |

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The Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences: Technical Sciences (Bull.Pol. Ac.: Tech.) is published bimonthly by the Division IV Engineering Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences, since the beginning of the existence of the PAS in 1952. The journal is peer‐reviewed and is published both in printed and electronic form. It is established for the publication of original high quality papers from multidisciplinary Engineering sciences with the following topics preferred: Artificial and Computational Intelligence, Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Control, Informatics and Robotics, Electronics, Telecommunication and Optoelectronics, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Thermodynamics, Material Science and Nanotechnology, Power Systems and Power Electronics.

Journal Metrics: JCR Impact Factor 2018: 1.361, 5 Year Impact Factor: 1.323, SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.319, Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 1.005, CiteScore 2017: 1.27, The Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education 2017: 25 points.

Abbreviations/Acronym: Journal citation: Bull. Pol. Ac.: Tech., ISO: Bull. Pol. Acad. Sci.-Tech. Sci., JCR Abbrev: B POL ACAD SCI-TECH Acronym in the Editorial System: BPASTS.

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Słowa kluczowe: sunspots

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Astronomers who work during daylight hours focus on observing sunspots. Why are they keeping a close eye on them right now in particular?

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Autorzy i Afiliacje

Tomasz Mrozek
Słowa kluczowe: performatics philozophy

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We talk to Prof. Maria Gołębiewska from the PAS Institute of Philosophy and Sociology about performatics.

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Maria Gołębiewska

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Dr. Krzysztof Fic of the Poznań University of Technology discusses energy storage, aesthetic medicine’s quest for immortality, and how much time goes into being a scientist.

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Krzysztof Fic

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Prof. Katarzyna Biernacka from the Warsaw Institute of Cardiology explains sudden cardiac arrest and how to protect against it.

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Katarzyna Biernacka
Słowa kluczowe: artworks influence on art

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The process of authenticating artworks, whether musical, painting or architectural, is constantly changing. And sometimes it is influenced by ideology.

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Marcin Zgliński

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An important discovery has been made at Targowisko in southern Poland, where ancient bog-oak trunks with well-preserved remains of great capricorn beetle galleries were found in old sediments of the Raba River. Traces of these insects in fossilized or partially fossilized wood provide valuable information, helping us interpret the ancient environment and climate.

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Stanisław Knutelski
Renata Jach
Alfred Uchman
Słowa kluczowe: nutrition human health

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Prof. Monika Kaczmarek from the PAS Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research discusses the impact of nutrition and environment on human and animal development.

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Monika Kaczmarek

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Dr. Piotr Achinger of the PAS Institute of Mathematics talks about the job of a mathematician and the importance of basic research – explaining why some projects are like snakes, but others are like octopuses.

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Piotr Achinger
Słowa kluczowe: slag

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It looks as if it was frozen lava, but it is a by-product of metal smelting. If left piled up, it may have a strong negative impact on the environment. But when reused in a smart way, it can actually bring many benefits.

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Katarzyna Kądziołka
Słowa kluczowe: quarry in Lubiechowa

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The quarry in Lubiechowa has been attracting mineralogists as well as amateur rock-collectors for years. What undiscovered secrets does it still hold?

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Jan Purski

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I n this second interview in our series with scientist-couples who are partners both at work and in life, we talk to Joanna Sułkowska and Piotr Sułkowski about science as discussed on morning talk shows as well as the need for understanding and keeping distance.

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Joanna Sułkowska
Piotr Sułkowski

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Professor Krzysztof Spalik, Chairman of the PAS Committee for Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, tells us why the Białowieża Forest should be allowed to renew itself on its own.

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Krzysztof Spalik
Słowa kluczowe: media nostalgia

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Prof. Andreas Böhn, a fellow of the Polish Institute of Advanced Studies (PIASt), explains why we love Polaroids and wonders if our refrigerators will be soon buying milk for us.

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Andreas Böhn
Słowa kluczowe: research vessel "Oceania"

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The “Oceania” never sleeps. Her crew work 24 hours per day, and after they disembark they will remember their time aboard for years to come – perhaps forever.

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Jakub Ostałowski
Jan Marcin Węsławski

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The obsession with success in science comes at a price. The highest price is a fear of taking risks.

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Włodzimierz Zawadzki

Redakcja

Redakcja

Jan Strelau

honorowy redaktor naczelny

Magdalena Prokopowicz

redaktor naczelna

Jolanta Iwańczuk redaktor merytoryczna z zakresu nauk o Ziemi

Justyna Orłowska dziennikarz

Renata Burlikowska redaktor językowa

Daniel Sax tłumacz

Andrzej Figatowski grafik

Andrzej Kozak edytor zdjęć

Rada naukowa

Jerzy Duszyński prezes PAN (przewodniczący)

Stanisław Filipowicz

Roman Słowiński

Grażyna Borkowska

Katarzyna Turnau

Roman Micnas

Witold Rużyłło

Antoni Rogalski

Henryk Szymczak

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