Educational materials for students of physics

The below-given links point to educational materials targeted at students of physics (or related disciplines) wishing to deepen their knowledge of nuclear-related topics.

Popular science booklets:

Spotkanie z promieniotwórczością (PDF, 6.1 MB)
Nuclear Power - The First Encounter (PDF, 8.5 MB)
Nuclear Power - The Second Encounter (PDF, 3.6 MB)
Słońce na Ziemi (PDF, 5.49 MB)
Paving the Way to Gen IV Nuclear Reactors (PDF, 8 MB)


Academic lectures (in Polish):

Nuclear energy and its applications
Physical grounds of nuclear medicine
Reactor physics basics
Academic lecture for students of the 2010 post-graduate course in nuclear power


Popular articles (after the Delta magazine, in Polish):

Elementary particle physics
Symmetry of the matter – matter of the symmetry
Hunt for the Higgs boson


Feature articles (in Polish):

Nuclear power plant
Nuclear blasts and their environmental consequences
Atom models from Democritus to Bohr


Maps made available by Polish Geological Institute:

Poland -- distrubution of potassium in soil (JPG, 2.7 MB)
Exposition to gamma radiation in Poland (JPG, 2.9 MB)
Exposition to gamma radiation in vicinity of Warsaw (JPG, 12.6 MB)


Other maps



LHC-related materials:

LHC guide and scientific background (PDF, 0.9 MB)
Large Hadron Collider (PDF, 1.3 MB)
ALICE experiment (PDF, 1.3 MB)
ATLAS experiment (PDF, 0.9 MB)
LHCb experiment (PDF, 2.3 MB)
CMS experiment (PDF, 2.5 MB)
GRID computational network (PDF, 0.5 MB)


Miscellaneous (in Polish):

On biological effects of ionizing radiation (PDF, 1 MB)
Introduction to ionizing radiation physics (PDF, 1.4 MB)
Selected topics in radiobiology of humans (PDF, 0.9 MB)
Hormesis – a common but commonly unknown phenomenon (PDF, 0.5 MB)



Commercial use of the above linked materials is prohibited. Otherwise the materials may be used provided their source is specified.