Crater in Africa May Reveal Mysteries of Dinosaur Extinction
Off the coast of West Africa, a potential asteroid impact crater has been found, providing new insights into the extinction of the dinosaurs. Uisdean Nicholson, a geologist at Heriot Watt University in the UK, and his team began poring over...
The Greek Astrophysicist Who Had a Crater on the Moon Named After Him
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...
Newly Formed ‘Double Crater’ On Moon Puzzles Scientists
NASA announced last week that there is a new “double crater” on the moon, but no country is claiming responsibility for the impact. The double crater is the combination of two craters, both roughly 19.5 yards and 17.5 yards in...
Greece’s Unknown Submerged Ancient Bridge
Greece is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countries in Europe, and the submerged bridge of Itea shows just that
Some of the Most Remarkable Impact Craters on Earth Are in Greece
As seen in impact craters all over our planet, there have been many Earth-shattering hits made by meteorites and comets over the eons -- including two remarkable lakes in Greece which many researchers believe are the result of two...
The Greek Who Explored the “Door to Hell”
The first expedition to the "Door to Hell" in Turkmenistan, central Asia, had a Greek scent. More than four decades ago a crater opened up in the desert of northern Turkmenistan, likely the result of a drilling mishap. The Darvaza Crater, known...