Jerzy Pniewski and Leopold Infeld Colloquium February 24, 2020
We cordially invite to the Jerzy Pniewski and Leopold Infeld Colloquium of the Faculty of Physics which will be held on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 4:30 pm. in the lecture room 0.03. The speaker will be Professor Andrzej Kajetan Wróblewski from Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, who will deliver a lecture on:
"Marian Danysz (1909-1983), great and colourful Polish physicist"
Marian Danysz was born in Paris. He was the son of Jan Kazimierz Danysz, well known physicist, an assistant to Maria Skłodowska-Curie. Marian Danysz studied electrical engineering at the Warsaw Polytechnic and simultaneously took part in radioactivity studies under professor Ludwik Wertenstein in the Radiological Laboratory of the Warsaw Learned Society. After the second World War he joined University of Warsaw physics at Hoża 69, where he made brilliant discovery of hypernuclei. The talk will cover Danysz’s scientific successes as well as his colourful life.
Before the Colloquium, at 4 pm, we invite you to informal discussions over coffee and cookies in the hall in front of the lecture room.