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The Bitcoin Experiment that Made MIT Students Rich

In 2014, MIT students Jeremy Rubin and Dan Elitzer conducted an experiment where they gave any interested MIT student $100 worth of Bitcoin, which was then worth roughly $300 a coin. The $100 worth of bitcoin those lucky students...

Greek MIT Professor and Antinuclear War Activist Kostas Tsipis Passes Away

Greek-born antinuclear campaigner and longtime MIT professor Kostas Tsipas passed away on Monday, according to an announcement by former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou. The longtime fixture in the antinuclear movement was a retired principal research scientist and former director...

Foreign Student Ruling Reversed in Federal Court in Boston

    President Trump's ruling, handed down on July 6 regarding the deportation of foreign students who will no longer be studying in university classrooms, was reversed on Tuesday in Federal court in Boston. The unpopular edict had meant that foreign students...

Turkish Intelligence Targets Refugee Camps in Greece to Locate Turkish Dissidents

The investigative website Nordic Monitor recently published an extensive report claiming there is evidence that Turkish secret services have for year been conducting operations on Greek territory to locate dissident Turks who fled their country to avoid political persecution. Ankara has...

Greek Students Win Gold at MIT Global Competition

A team of Greek biology students from the University of Thessaly recently won first prize in an international competition hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The ten students presented a research project entitled "Odysee," which aimed to create...

Google Celebrates Greek Computer Scientist who Predicted Internet's Dominance

Google's latest doodle pays tribute to Michael Dertouzos, the Greek computer scientist who anticipated how the internet would come to dominate almost every aspect of our lives. Monday's Google homepage image honors the late academic, who died in 2001, on...

MIT Professor Daskalakis Tells Greek President That Excellence Must Be Promoted

On Thursday Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos received the well-known MIT math professor Konstantinos Daskalakis. Daskalakis, who was recently honored with the Nevanlinna Prize at the International Congress of Mathematicians, was congratulated by the Greek president who relayed to the distinguished...