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Festival of Science and the Arts 2019

Between 16 and 18 of May, 2019 at the Main Square in Kraków 19th edition of Festival of Science and the Arts will take place. The motto of this year’s edition is “the Future in Science. Science in the Future”. The patronage of the festival was taken by polish chemist, deputy prime minister, minister of industry and commerce, Minister of State Treasury of 2nd Republic of Poland inż. Eugeniusz Kwiatkowski.

We encourage you to visit the tent of the Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science, where on 16 and 17 of May, between 11am and 6pm we will present the following demonstrations:

- New method of cancer diagnosing

- Novelties in SI system

- Galton Board

- Nitinol – intelligent material

- Superconductor – the decay of resistance, Meissner effect

- LED in liquid nitrogen

- Electromagnet – can the core be made of aluminum

- Heat pipe

- Specular cube

- When left side changes into right

- Stripped mirror

- Fakir’s chair

- Experiments with angular momentum

- Observations of the Sun using telescopes from Astronomical Observatory

- Presentation of various types of telescopes

- Lunar globe

- Astronomy quizzes

- Astronomy board game

- Presentation of galileoscopes

- Mini Michaelson-Morley interferometer

- Mini spectroscope

- Mini Dobsonian telescope

- VR game for Oculus Rift

- LEGO Mindstorm Robots


May 17, between 1-2pm we will carry out a streaming live from the tent of our Faculty, available at: