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Grzegorz Pietrzyński is a laureate of the Foundation for Polish Science Prize 2021

For the thirtieth time the Foundation for Polish Science awarded its Prizes, which are regarded as the most important scientific distinctions in Poland. The laureates were four outstanding scientists - Professor Bożena Kamińska-Kaczmarek, Professor Jacek Jemielity, Professor Grzegorz Pietrzyński and Professor Cezary Cieśliński. Congratulations to the laureates. We are especially pleased with the award for Grzegorz Pietrzyński from the Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw.

As the Foundation declares: “the Foundation for Polish Science prizes are awarded for outstanding achievements and scientific discoveries and make an outstanding contribution to the cultural progress of our country and prove Poland has a significant place in taking up the most ambitious challenges of the modern world "

Professor Grzegorz Pietrzyński from the Astronomical Center of the Polish Academy of Scienses in Warsaw received the Foundation for Polish Science Award 2021 in the field of mathematical and physical sciences and engineering for the precise determination of the distance to the Large Magellanic Cloud.


Congratulations to our colleague.

Read more information about the Foundation's awards.