To Ίδρυμα Fulbright προκηρύσσει νέο κύκλο υποτροφιών για το ακαδημαϊκό έτος 2019-2020. Οι υποτροφίες απευθύνονται σε καθηγητές/ερευνητές, προπτυχιακούς και μεταπτυχιακούς φοιτητές, υποψήφιους διδάκτορες, εκπαιδευτικούς και καλλιτέχνες και αφορούν σπουδές, διαλέξεις, επιμορφωτικά προγράμματα και έρευνα στις Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες της Αμερικής.
By the dawn of the 20th century, when the first humans set foot on Antarctica’s seemingly pristine ice cap, pollution had beaten them there. Lead and other heavy metals quickly amassed in the ice in 1888 and beyond, leaving a record of the industrial revolution. Not a subtle one, either. It was like… more »
n the W sector of the dig we excavated what we had taken to be an intact stretch of the construction fill from the foundation trench of the trachyte temple podium. This stratigraphic unit seemed to consisted of debris resulting from the in-situ finishing of the blocks. A cavity full of lapilli can… more »
POMPEII, Italy – Not a day goes by without new archaeological discoveries in Regio V, a hitherto largely unexplored area of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, which was destroyed in 79 AD when Mount Vesuvius erupted, spewing hot ash and rubble over the settlement and killing over 1,000 of its inhabitants.
According to Laura… more »
NUST MISIS scientists, in collaboration with colleagues from both the P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Dagestan State University, have conducted an experiment with the help of muon radiography method (a modern method of scanning the internal structure of substances) that could turn out to be substantial. The… more »
An ancient Greek Corinthian helmet was found in a 5th century BC grave in the Taman Peninsula, southwest Russia, according to RIA Novosti news agency.
Made of bronze, Corinthian helmets covered the entire head and neck, with slits for the eyes and mouth, protruding cheek covers (paragnathides) and a curved protrusion in the… more »
THESSALONIKI, GREECE—According to a Cyprus Mail report, a team of researchers led by Nikolaos Efstratiou of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki has found a Neolithic site in the foothills of the Troodos Mountains, which are located in the center of the island of Cyprus. A hunter-gatherer site, found nearby, has been under excavation as… more »
Greek researchers have made an exciting discovery of Neolithic objects in the Troodos mountains of Cyprus.
A team from the history and archaeology department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUT) found stone tools, pictographs, jewelry and animal feed in the south foothills of the Troodos near the Xeros River in the Paphos district.
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SNF Major Grant to Stimulate Greece’s Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship in the Agricultural Sector
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has gifted a landmark grant of $27,477,000 to support a major initiative that aims to help revitalize one of Greece’s most critical sectors—agriculture—by training and developing a new generation of farmers and inspiring agriculture and food entrepreneurs.
The three-year project is spearheaded by Rutgers University¬–New Brunswick in partnership… more »
Mt. Vesuvius, near the city of Pompeii, Italy, erupted in 79 A.D., wiping out an entire town. Hundreds of years later, archaeologists found a perfectly preserved city buried in ash and frozen in time.
Just recently, an extraordinary discovery was unearthed in a large villa that stood just outside the walls of Pompeii,… more »