Copernicus moves Kraków
- The nationwide celebrations of the 550th anniversary of Nicolaus Copernicus' birth and the accompanying World Copernican Congress are the best opportunity to return in various ways to the original thought of De revolutionibus orbium coelestium, reminding us of its never-ending relevance,' said Prof. Jacek Popiel, Rector of the Jagiellonian University.
YUFE Academy at the Nicolaus Copernicus University
The first followers of Nicolaus Copernicus' revolutionary theory it's the topic of the June open lectures of the YUFE Academy. The event is open to all who are interested.
Copernican astronomy in Shakespeare's times
The early reception of Nicolaus Copernicus' heliocentric theory in Shakespeare's England is the subject of a lecture that is part of the series "Nicolaus Copernicus in the Culture of Remembrance."
The Toruń inauguration of the World Copernican Congress began the celebrations of the Year of Nicolaus Copernicus. The NCU TV team prepared the footage summarising the February event.
The festival in a nutshell
The 21st Toruń Science and Arts Festival is fast approaching. The programme for this year's edition, whose theme is "Five Centuries after Copernicus", will include about 100 events. The event will last from 22 to 24 April.
Professor Peebles: discoveries are inevitable
In a special interview accompanying the inauguration of the World Copernican Congress at the Nicolaus Copernicus University, Prof. Phillip James Edwin Peebles talked about the Copernican legacy, the impact of Copernicus' discoveries on the world of scientists, and the biggest challenges facing modern astronomy.
World Copernicus Congress launched
On February 19th, exactly on the 550th anniversary of Nicolaus Copernicus' birth, the World Copernican Congress, which our University is organizing jointly with Jagiellonian University, the University of Warmia and Mazury and the Institute of the History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences - was inaugurated.
The recording of the events taking place in the NCU auditorium on February 19, 2023 related to the celebration of the 550th anniversary of Nicolaus Copernicus can be viewed online.
Schools of Friends of Copernicus
As many as 250 institutions, including several from the Polish diaspora, have signed up for the "Schools of Friends of Copernicus" program jointly organised by the NCU Centre for Copernican Studies and the Nicolaus Copernicus Primary School No. 7 in Toruń.
Music and the Cosmos
This year's University Day concert was full of cosmic references. On February 18th, just a day before the 550th birthday of Nicolaus Copernicus, the Toruń Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Lithuanian maestro Dainius Pavilionis performed in the NCU Aula.
Around the world's most famous scientific book
The celebration of the 550th anniversary of Nicolaus Copernicus' birth is accompanied by the exhibition "Of all books the most worthy of reading.... Around De revolutionibus," co-organized by the University Library.
We are entering the Copernican Year
The 550th anniversary of its patron's birth will be celebrated by the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń with the World Copernican Congress.
Prof. Phillip James Edwin Peebles, a Canadian-American physicist, cosmologist, astrophysicist and astronomer, one of the pioneers of the theory of the formation of cosmic structures and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, gave an opening lecture at the World Copernican Congress.
Upcoming World Copernican Congress
The World Copernican Congress, organised to mark the 550th anniversary of the birth of Nicolaus Copernicus, will begin on February 19th with a ceremony in the NCU Aula.