Tuesday, 11 August 2020

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Czech European Tree of the Year may be much older than previously thought

Radio Prague |
29 July 2020

The Czech pine from the village of Chudobín, which was voted European Tree of the Year 2020, may be much older than previously thought. Experts say the remarkable tree could actually be as old as half a century.

Scammers cheat German TV crew in Prague

Honest Guide |
28 July 2020

Janek and Honza bring you the latest news from Prague, Czech Republic. Let's get to it.

Party train makes six-hour scenic trip around Prague

Expats.cz |
28 July 2020

A new privately operated train with beer, wine and guitar music makes a circuitous route around Prague every Wednesday, offering a festive atmosphere.

The secret of binary star V1309

UniMedia |
28 July 2020

Last year, three young researchers at Charles University won the Neuron Prize for promising scientists in the Czech Republic. One of them was astrophysicist Ondřej Pejcha, an expert on binary stars who studied at CU and at Princeton University.

Bohemian Paradise: a combination of natural and man-made wonders

Radio Prague |
27 July 2020

Bohemian Paradise is a protected landscape area north-east of Prague. The country's first nature reserve, it is a combination of natural and man-made wonders.

CU's dean: What better time to spread our wings?

UniMedia |
24 July 2020

Dean Jiří Zima's studies and career at CU's Faculty of Science spans some 40 years, going from student to scientific researcher to assistant and professor. As dean, he has overseen numerous successes at what is one of the university's biggest and most popular faculties. Last month, the faculty celebrated 100 years since it was founded on 24 June 1920.

Fun things to do in Prague this weekend

Expats.cz |
24 July 2020

A new floating stage opens on the Vltava, plus Shakespeare at Prague Castle, and a virtual dinosaur experience opens.

7 nice-and-easy rafting adventures with castle views

Expats.cz |
24 July 2020

Where to roll down the river this summer – plus perfect pit stops for beer!

Reading makes us who we are

UniMedia |
23 July 2020

CU graduate Anežka Kuzmičová returned to Prague after more than a decade abroad to conduct new research into children's reading, made possible largely thanks to the Primus programme.

The only city with a Porsche tram

Honest Guide |
22 July 2020

Public transport operated by Porsche? Well, don't get too excited.

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