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Jupiter’s Moon Europa May Be Hiding Alien Life

A new study exploring the icy shell of Europa, one of Jupiter’s largest moons, finds the frigid satellite shares striking similarities with Greenland. Evidence of the shallow pools—not far beneath the frozen surface of Europa—emerged when scientists noticed that giant...

Countries with Names Deriving from the Greek Language

Surprisingly, the names of countless countries around the world come from words found in the Greek language, attesting to the influence of Greek.

Vergina Royal Tombs Mystery Solved

"A nearly 40-year-old mystery concerning the Royal Tombs of Vergina has finally been solved," experts claim in a recent study published in the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences" journal. In their study, entitled "The lameness of King Philip II...

Pay a Visit to Greek 'Europa' With New Banknote

While Greece was struggling to get its proposed reform measures accepted by the European Commission (EC) in order to succeed the extension of its bailout program, the European Central Bank (ECB) renewed its long-standing tough love vows with Athens, releasing new €20...

New 10 Euro Note to Be Released on September 23

The new 10 euro note, scheduled for release on Tuesday, September 23, will feature the portrait of Europa, inspired by Greek mythology, in the hologram and the watermark. It will also include some enhanced security features. As in the first series of...

New EU Platform Helps Voters Find Their Political Profile

A new online voting advice application called EUVox was launched on Thursday by the European Union, which set it up for the forthcoming European Parliament elections with a view to helping EU citizens to compile their political profile while also...

Avranas’ Miss Violence at Venice Festival

The Greek film Miss Violence by Alexandros Avranas is participating  in the 70th International Film Festival of Venice, which started on August 28 and will be completed on September 7. This is the second feature-length film for the Greek director,...

Second Series of Euro Banknotes

ECB decided to issue a new series of banknotes under the name Europa, ranging from the international role of euro cash to technical aspects of the development of the Europa series and its enhanced security features. According to Benoît Cœuré,...

Greek Goddess Europa Adorns New Five-Euro Note

The ancient Greek goddess Europa who was abducted and raped by the god Zeus is to be featured on new five-euro notes which will be unveiled by the European Central Bank in the Spring. It is only the second series...