How Ancient Greek Mathematician Eratosthenes Calculated the Earth’s Circumference (video)

An interesting Business Insider video illustrates how ancient Greek mathematician Eratosthenes calculated the Earth's circumference, over 2,000 years ago. Using a stick, Eratosthenes calculated that...

Meet the Greek Scientist Conducting Research in Antarctica

A Greek geologist participates in the organized NASA eight-member mission to conduct meteorite research in Antarctica. Yiannis Baziotis, an Assistant Professor at the University of...

New Report Warns Of Cybercrime Rise in 2018

US tech giant McAfee warned on Wednesday that 2018 will see a rise in online attacks, at a time when the EU is deliberating...

Distinguished Greek Biologist Fotis Kafatos Dies in Crete at 77

Fotis Kafatos, a Greek molecular biologist who had a distinguished academic career in both the United States and Europe and became the founding president...

Scientists Warn of Quakes Stronger than 7 Magnitude in the Aegean

A scientific study has warned that the five major fault lines that exist at the bottom of the Aegean Sea between Santorini and Amorgos...

Prototype All-Terrain Greek ‘Supercar’ Seeking Investors

Creating the Korres all-terrain vehicle - a car that caught the attention of former WRC champion Tommi Makinen, who took it out for a...

6 Earthquakes in Greece Caused by Human Activity

Geologists have tracked down hundreds of quakes worldwide caused by people and the projects that set them off. From mining projects to oil and gas...

Space Exploration Expert Stamatis Krimizis Awarded Theodore Von Karman Prize

Space exploration scientist and academic Stamatis Krimizis, has been awarded the 2017 Theodore Von Karman Prize - the highest distinction awarded by the International...

Tilos Becomes the First Greek Island to Achieve Energy Autonomy

The Greek island of Tilos became the first in the Mediterranean to be fully self-sufficient for its energy, thanks to strong investment in renewables....

5.7-Million-Year-Old Human Footprints Found in Crete, Greece

  *By Matthew Robert Bennett, Bournemouth University and Per Ahlberg, Uppsala University The human foot is distinctive. Our five toes lack claws, we normally present the...

Prominent Heart Surgeon Christos Lolas Dead in Car Crash

Prominent heart surgeon Dr. Christos Lolas, who performed the first heart transplant operation in Greece in 1990, has died in a car crash in...

Greek Student Wins Gold in Mathematical Olympiad

A Greek student from Thessaloniki won one of the gold medals at the 58th International Mathematical Olympiad 2017, held in Brazil. Vasilis Georgiadis, a high...

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