Greek Physicist Awarded for Contributions to Subatomic Physics
Greek physicist, Asimina Arvanitaki, has been awarded the 2022 CAP-TRIUMF Vogt Medal for her innovative experiments and contributions to subatomic physics. Arvanitaki is the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Aristarchus Chair in Theoretical Physics at Canada’s Perimeter Institute. The Perimeter Institute...
Greek Student From Thessaloniki Newest NASA Member
A young Greek student from Thessaloniki, has become the newest member of the NASA research team. Menelaos Raptis, who studies at the Franklin & Marshall College of Astrophysics, is also a member of the National Robotics Team and the...
Greek Scientists Reveal Mechanism to Control Aging and Fertility
Greek scientists have discovered a new molecular mechanism that works in cells to control aging and reproductive fertility. The results by scientists from the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) at the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas...
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.
Greek Scientist Monitors Ocean for Signs of Nuclear Blasts
A Greek scientist is among a select group of researchers who constantly monitor the Pacific Ocean for signs of nuclear bomb tests which may be carried out in violation of the international nuclear test ban treaty. Originally from the city...
Greek Scientists Behind Breakthrough Leukemia Treatment
Two acclaimed Greek scientists are leading the research on a breakthrough drug to treat a rare type of leukemia.
Greek Students Take Part in Eratosthenes’ Greatest Experiment
An experiment devised by one of Greece's greatest scientists, Eratosthenes, was recreated once again recently by students from 35 nations.
Greek Scientist Named Fellow of US Association for Advancement of Science
For the first time in history, a Greek scientist has been named a fellow of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Nektarios Tavernarakis, the Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Foundation for Research and...
NASA Robots Find Hydrothermal 'Chimneys' with Bacteria in Submerged Santorini Volcano
A team of international scientists researching the submerged Kolumbo volcano off Santorini discovered unknown hydrothermal fountains, or "chimneys," around which bacterial communities are flourishing. The oceanographic research mission, consisting of 30 scientists from the United States, Greece, Australia and Germany, is...
Greek Scientists Use NASA Technology to Create Centrifuge for Medical Treatments
Greek scientists in Thessaloniki have used the technology of a centrifuge machine used by NASA and the ESA to create a device to help people who suffer from problems related to an inability to exercise. The centrifuge is used in...