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Ancient Greek Mathematician Apollonius Has Own Crater on Moon

Apollonius of Perga (Greek: Ἀπολλώνιος ὁ Περγαῖος) who lived from 240 BC to c. 190 BC, was a brilliant ancient Greek geometer and astronomer known for his work on conic sections. He was born in Perga, an ancient Greek city of...

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...

Scientists Say Moon “Wobble” Will Cause More Flooding

A recent scientific study found that changes to the moon's orbit would result in more frequent flooding incidents of coastal areas in the US.

How Ancient Greeks Set Humanity on the Path to Space Exploration

While civilized society was just learning to use the wheel on earth, ancient Greeks were aiming at celestial space and the stars.

Four Amazing Astronomical Discoveries from Ancient Greece

Ancient Greek scientists and mathematicians in ancient Greece made some of the most significant astronomical discoveries centuries ago.

Partial Solar Eclipse Appears in North American Skies

It wasn't quite as dramatic as the 2017 event but the partial solar eclipse that occurred early on June 10 was spectacular in its own way.

Greek School First in the World to Send Material to the Moon

A Greek school in Athens is the the first in the world to send material -- including texts, images and personal testimonies -- to the moon, through an upcoming space mission by the company SpaceX. The Moraitis School announced the launch of...

Visionary Scottish Musician Sophie Dies at 34 in Athens, Greece

Scottish musician Sophie Xeon, better known as ''Sophie'' died at the age of 34 in Athens, Greece in the early hours of Saturday. The Grammy-nominated record producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ tragically lost her life following a terrible accident in...

Greece Prepares to See The Biggest and Brightest Supermoon of 2020

Amid the generalized anxiety and unrest that the coronavirus pandemic has brought upon the globe, a beautiful spectacle is on its way to remind us how the simplest things in nature are often the most beautiful to be seen...

Archaeological Museum of Athens to Host Events on Antikythera Mechanism and the Moon

The National Archaeological Museum of Athens announced on Thursday that a total of four presentations on the Antikythera Mechanism and the understanding ancient Greeks had of the moon will be held in September, October, and November of this year. The...