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Gazing at the Stars: The Mystic Allure of the Space Observatory Atop a Greek...

Up on the slopes of central Greece, about 230 kms from Athens and 30 kms from historic Thermopylae, stands a humble, yet fully functional,...

Four Amazing Astronomical Discoveries from Ancient Greece

By Gareth Dorrian and Ian Whittaker* "The Histories," by Herodotus, who lived from 484 BC to 425 BC offers a remarkable window into the world...

”Pink Moon” Lights Up Greece’s Night Sky, Signaling the End of Winter

This year's ''pink full moon'' rose on Friday night and offered some spectacular views both in Greece and abroad. The ''pink full moon'' of 2019...

Greek Graduate Designs Homes For Europe’s ”Moon Village”

Angelos Chrysovalantis Alfatzis is a Greek who, along with his colleagues, designed the premises of a future European establishment on the moon. Alfatzis' team, which...

Lunar Eclipse and ”Supermoon” Visible From Greece

The total lunar eclipse occurring early Monday morning, January 21, will be clearly visible from Greece, according to astronomers. The total lunar eclipse, which will take...

Spectacular Meteor Shower Will be Visible From Greece

The Geminids, one of the most spectacular and unusual meteor showers in terms of their origin, will reach their peak at dawn on Friday and...

First Known Meteorite to Fall in Greece Returned after 164 Years

The first meteorite confirmed to have fallen in Greece has been "repatriated" after 164 years. The meteorite fell in 1818 in the northern Greek city...

Students in Greece Set Out to Recreate Eratosthenes’ Experiment to Recalculate Earth’s Circumference

Students from Greek schools will participate in a science project which will recalculate the earth’s circumference, repeating the experiment of the famous Greek mathematician,...

Splendid Supermoon Lights Up Greece’s Skies [Stunning Photos]

The most spectacular supermoon in nearly 70 years lit up the Greek skies on Monday. The full moon's technical name is perigee-syzygy of the...

Time-lapse of Perseid Meteor Shower 2016 Over Greece [photos/video]

On August 12, 2016 the Perseid meteor shower displayed a spectacular show as it burned vapor trails in the atmosphere over Greece. The Perseid meteor...

Modern Technology Uncovers New Findings: Ancient Greek Analog Computer was a Textbook of Astronomy

Although the artifact was recovered back in 1901, new technological advances have helped archaeologists learn even more about an ancient Greek analog computer that...

Meteor Showers in Greece

At least two meteors have fallen in Greece in the last 24 hours. Overnight, people in the Attica region observed a meteorite fall. According to...

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