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Climate Change Brings More Warm Days, Less Cold Nights in Greece

Climate change is affecting Greece, adding more very hot days and less very cold nights in every year from now on, according to a...

Athens National Observatory to Undergo Major Facelift

A 1.55-million-euro project overseen by the Region of Attica will highlight and upgrade the facilities of the National Observatory of Athens on the Hill...

Half of Greece Covered in Snow; Conditions to Worsen Monday

About 51 percent of Greece is currently blanketed in snow -- varying from a light dusting of snow to debilitating snowfall -- thanks to...

Athens Observatory Continuing Mars Observation in Collaboration With National Geographic

The National Observatory of Athens on Wednesday announced the continuation of its collaboration with the "National Geographic" for the observation of Mars through telescopes,...

Tropical Cyclone to Pass North of Crete, Heavy Rain for Mainland and Cyclades

The National Observatory of Athens has issued a warning that a tropical cyclone is expected to pass north of Crete on Monday, generating winds...

Christmas Full Moon First in 40 Years

Winter's first  "official" night will be the longest of the year. Conversely, in the southern hemisphere summer will begin, with the duration of the...

Numerous Strong Aftershocks in Crete

Numerous aftershocks have shaken Crete after the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that occurred on April 16 at 9:07 pm east of Crete and near the Greek island...

Solar Eclipse in Athens Sky

A striking phenomenon occurred today above the sky of Athens, as the moon passed between the Earth and the sun, turning day into night....

New 3.8 Earthquake Near Patras

A new earthquake was recorded shortly after 11:15 EET in the area of Patras. According to data of the Institute of Geodynamics at the...

4.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Central Greece

According to the preliminary measurements of the National Observatory of Athens Institute of Geodynamics, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 on the Richter...

4.3-magnitude Quake Jolts Central Greece

According to the report issued by the Athens Observatory, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck central Greece shortly after 5 at dawn on Friday, September 20...

A 4.9 Aftershock Hits Greece

It's been an anxious week for Greeks with earthquakes, including an aftershock of 4.9 on Aug. 8, only two days after the area around...

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