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2nd Israel-Greece Joint Meeting on Nanotechnology and BioNanoscience to Take Place in Crete October 25-28

The 2nd Israel-Greece Joint Meeting on Nanotechnology and BioNanoscience is taking place from October 25-28, 2016 at the Hotel Aquila Atlantis in Heraklion, Crete. The Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IIDL) and the Institution of Research and Technology (ITE) have organized this meeting...

Athens' First Mini Maker Faire Showcases the Innovative Talent of Youth in Greece [video]

Stavros Messinis, founder of The Cube and Kostas Fontalis, founder of Xeirotexnika teamed up to combine the technology and DIY communities for Athens' first ever Mini Maker Faire which took place October 1-2. Already hailed as an invaluable co-working incubator hub...

2,000-Year-Old Skeleton Discovered During Second Phase Underwater Excavation of Antikythera Shipwreck

The second phase of the 2016 underwater excavation of the 1st century B.C. Antikythera shipwreck took place from August 28 to September 14 and has revealed more treasures and items of interest for archaeologists. This excavation has found a 2,000-year-old depth...

Participate in UK Study Researching Hippocrates’ Theory Connecting Pain and Weather

A recent ongoing study in the UK reviews a theory that the Greek physician Hippocrates first explored more than 2,500 years ago; how pain and weather are connected. The study is taking place via Manchester University over the past 18 months...

Time-lapse of Perseid Meteor Shower 2016 Over Greece [photos/video]

On August 12, 2016 the Perseid meteor shower displayed a spectacular show as it burned vapor trails in the atmosphere over Greece. The Perseid meteor shower occurs every year from July 17 to August 24 as the Earth crosses the...

Many of the World's Most Brilliant Scientific Scholars are Greeks

The list of foreign scholars born to families of Greek heritage is a long one. Let's take a look at some of the top Greek scholars that came out of Greece, or Greek lineage, and are currently working abroad in some...

Scientists Use Mass Spectrometry to Analyze an Ancient Greek Amphora

An article published in the Journal of Mass Spectrometry focuses on research by Russian scientists into an analysis of an ancient vase. By identifying the components of the oldest bitumen (petroleum found in natural deposits) sample they have made...

Greece-Russia Agreement for Cooperation in Quantum and Nanotech Research

Greece's Alternate Minister for Research and Innovation Costas Fotakis and Russian Federation Deputy Minister for Education and Science Ludmila Ogorodova on Friday signed an agreement for cooperation between the two countries in specialist new technologies, such as quantum technology,...

Greek Physicist Eleftherios Goulielmakis Excels in Germany

Greece has birthed numerous well-known scientists, however, due to its current situation the country is not able to support them in their careers, forcing most of them to move to other countries, noted Greek physicist Dr. Eleftherios Goulielmakis, researcher...

3% of the World's Greatest Scientists Are Greek; Most Live Abroad

Greece may be a small country, however, its contribution to the scientific world is disproportionately large compared to its size. Even though the Greek population is less than 0.2% of the total world population, the percentage of Greek scientists...