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World’s Oldest Computer and Ancient Greeks’ View of the Universe

A bronze artifact salvaged from an ancient Greek shipwreck, recognized as the world's oldest computer, may hold the secrets of the universe. By Mike Edmunds When...

How Ancient Greeks Set Humanity on the Path to Space Exploration

While civilized society was just learning to use the wheel on earth, ancient Greeks were aiming at celestial space and the stars.

10 Breathtaking, Little-known Greek Islands

The Greek islands are well-known for their natural beauty. Some of them are synonymous with summer vacations and are extremely popular tourist destinations worldwide....

The Discovery that Links Ancient Greece With the IT Revolution

The Antikythera mechanism is an ancient Greek hand-powered orrery, described as the oldest analog computer in the world. By Dr. Constantine Passaris Ancient Greece has endowed humanity...

Solar Eclipse Prompted Ancient Greeks to Study the Stars

A Solar eclipse was one of the phenomena that prompted the ancient Greeks to come up with the most brilliant astronomic discoveries.

Ptolemy’s Invention of the Astrolabe Measured Time and the Stars

The exact time, the positions to the stars and planets, and our exact location were known to ancient Greeks as well thanks to the astrolabe.

Wonders of Ancient Greek Technology Displayed at Athens Museum

Ancient Greek technology got its own museum in Athens, with the opening of the Kostas Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology.

Four Amazing Astronomical Discoveries from Ancient Greece

Ancient Greek scientists and mathematicians in ancient Greece made some of the most significant astronomical discoveries centuries ago.

At Least 11 Dead as Second Migrant Boat Sinks off Greece this Week

At least eleven people were killed as a migrant boat sank off the island of Antikythera on Thursday, the Greek Coast Guard announced. The Coast...

Museum of Ancient Greek Technology Offers Virtual Tours

The technological inventions of the ancient Greeks come alive during new virtual tours of the Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology.