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Antikythera Mechanism first computer

Antikythera Mechanism: Computer built in ancient Greece leaves scientists stunned

Stunned researchers discover that, in addition to accurately tracing the movement of the sun, moon and predicting when eclipses would occur, the Antikythera Mechanism created by the Ancient Greeks around 100-200BC also tracked the movements of Venus and Saturn. “Our work reveals the Antikythera Mechanism as a beautiful conception, translated by superb engineering into a device of genius,” the study concludes about the creation considered to be the world’s first computer.

Young Greek Designers shine in New Generations Fashion Lines Show 1

Young Greek Designers shine in New Generations Fashion Lines Show

Young Greek graduate designers had the opportunity to shine in the recent New Generations Fashion Lines (NGFL)  show which took place earlier this month at the Peace & Friendship Stadium in Pireaus,…

On this day in 1902, the Antikythera Mechanism was discovered

On this day in 1902, the Antikythera Mechanism was discovered

The Antikythera mechanism, built-in Greece, is the oldest mechanical ancient computer to be discovered worldwide and was created for accurate calculations of astronomical positions. It was discovered in the Antikythera shipwreck on the Greek…

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou welcomed in Vietnam 10

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou welcomed in Vietnam

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou was welcomed by President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc at Hanoi on Monday. During the welcoming ceremony Sakellaropoulou laid a wreath at the Heroes…

How many marriages and divorces took place in 2020? 12

How many marriages and divorces took place in 2020?

In 2020, some 1.4 million marriages and an estimated 0.7 million divorces took place in the EU, according to the most recent data available for all EU Member States, down from 1.9 million marriages and 0.8 million divorces estimated in 2019.

Greece-Turkey Ferry

Increase in demand for Greece-Turkey ferry services

Ferry services between the Greek islands and Turkey’s coastal cities, which resumed in early February after two years of hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, have an increase in demand and interest.…

McDonald's Russia

McDonald’s is leaving Russia after 32 years

After 32 years, effectively since the fall of communism in Europe, McDonald’s announced that it will permanently leave Russia and has started to sell its restaurants there. The American fast food giant…

Mike Zambidis

Mike Zambidis became a father to twin girls!

Mike Zambidis is experiencing the most beautiful and happy period of his life as in the early hours of Monday morning his partner gave birth to their twin girls. The joyful news…