Academy of Athens Awards Writers, Historians, Musicians, Scientists

The Academy of Athens awarded writers, poets, musicians, historians and painters for their outstanding work for 2014 and lifetime achievements in a ceremony on...

Greek Astrophysicist Receives L’Oréal – UNESCO Award

To the assistant professor of Astrophysics at the University of Crete, Vaso Pavlidou, went the 2014 Greek L'Oréal – UNESCO Award for Women in Science....

Less Cases of AIDS in Greece in 2014

World AIDS Day in 2014 finds Greece on a positive note as cases have decreased this year, after a rise in HIV infections in...

Alexander the Great Coins Found in Amphipolis Tomb

Coins depicting the face of Alexander the Great were discovered inside the Amphipolis tomb, Greece, announced head of excavations Katerina Peristeri during a press...

Over 100,000 Greek Scientists Working Abroad

In the midst of the financial crisis that hit Greece over 5 years ago, young people are leaving the country in search for a...

Greek Scientist Sweeps International Awards

Dr. Christina Plainaki has been sweeping awards internationally for her great work in space research. The young scientist from Crete, Greece, received the Alexander Chizhevsky award...

Meeting at Public Order Ministry on Handling Possible New Quake

Public Order Minister Vasilis Kikilias called an emergency meeting at the ministry after seismologists claimed that there is a possibility for another, stronger earthquake. The...

Vangelis Composes Theme for Rosetta Space Mission

Oscar-winning Greek composer Vangelis (Papathanasiou) has been commissioned to write three musical numbers for the Rosetta ESA mission. The European Space Agency made history yesterday...

Rhodes Honors Greek-American Scientist

Theodora Hatziioannou, a Greek-American professor at Rockefeller University in New York was honored on Tuesday by the mayor of the island of Rhodes Fotis Chatzidiakos,...

The Best Greek Scientists Exiled from Greece

In his last book, John P. A. Ioannidis, professor in Disease Prevention, Pathology, Health Research and Policy and Statistics at Stanford University, praises the...

Europe’s First Center of Ancient Astronomy in Crete

The Center of Ancient Astronomy in the Greek island of Crete has finally opened its doors. It is the first in Europe and one of the few across...

Greece Acquires Its First Supercomputer

The Greek Research and Technology Network (GRNET) is proceeding with the creation of the first national high performance supercomputing system supporting large-scale scientific applications. The...

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