A Solar eclipse was one of the phenomena that prompted the ancient Greeks to come up with the most brilliant astronomic discoveries.
John Paraskevopoulos may not be a household name, but the Greek astrophysicist who had a crater on the moon named after him and discovered a number of comets, made a significant contribution to our understanding of the universe in...
Archaeologists in the ancient Greek city of Soli Pompeipolis in Turkey unveiled the tomb of the Ancient Greek astronomer Aratus there.
Ancient Greeks made countless astronomical discoveries, including Eratosthenes' calculation of the Earth's circumference and its shape.
Ancient Greek scientists and mathematicians in ancient Greece made some of the most significant astronomical discoveries centuries ago.
A Greek woman astronomer shared the prestigious Shaw Prize in Astronomy 2021 for her contribution to our understanding of magnetars.
Since the beginning of time, people have turned their eyes to the sky and discerned the shapes of animals and objects in the stars.
Scientists discovered that the Antikythera Mechanism was an elaborate construction of gears which controlled dials tracking the planets.
Up on the slopes of central Greece stands a planetarium and observatory of unparalleled educational value to the area and beyond.
As the year 2020 has had one unusual occurrence after another, it seems fitting that the year will end with another extremely rare event -- what astronomers say is a "triple conjunction" of planets, which will perhaps be another...