Meet the Greek-American Author Whose Book is Among Bill Gates’ Favorites

Nicholas Christakis is an author, physician and a social scientist.  He was trained in internal medicine and worked as a hospice doctor for many...

Anthony Kontaratos, The Greek NASA Scientist Who Saved the Apollo 13 Crew (video)

Anthony Kontaratos was truly one of the unsung heroes in the history of NASA, as he was not only the engineer responsible for saving the...

Greek-American Michael Kratsios Slated to Become US’ Chief Technology Officer

Greek-American Michael Kratsios - who was nominated by the President of the United States to serve as the United States’ Chief Technology officer -...

Greek-American Heart Surgeon Inducted into Athens Academy

Dr. John Elefteriades, one of the leading heart surgeons in the United States, was recently inducted into the Athens Academy. Membership in this august...

Meet MIT Professor Manolis Kellis, a Pioneer of the Human Genome

By Sylvia Klimaki What are the actual mechanics of different diseases? When somebody has Alzheimer’s or schizophrenia or an immune disorder, what is really going...

Greek Scientist Invents System to Produce Oxygen on Mars

Konstantinos P. Giapis, a professor of chemical engineering at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) recently invented a completely innovative way of producing oxygen...

Greek Scientist’s Groundbreaking Research Against Cancer

Greek scientist Nikolas Nikolaidis and his students at California State University in Fullerton have discovered how a certain protein travels within stressed cells and...

Greek-American Physician Uses Community Engagement to Help Baltimore Patients

Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos is a second-generation Greek-American whose innovative and groundbreaking work is helping Baltimore's community to thrive. Galiatsatos, the son of two Greeks who came...

NASA Names Moon Mission After Greek Goddess Artemis

NASA's new mission to the moon — which aims to put the first woman on the lunar surface by 2024 — has been named...

The Greek Astronomer Who Helped Photograph the First Image of a Black Hole

Greek astronomer Dimitrios Psaltis was instrumental in the gigantic effort to take mankind's first-ever image of a black hole, which is located in a...

NASA Grants Fellowship to Greek Post-Doc Researcher in California

Dr. Georgia Virginia ("Gina") Panopoulou is one of twenty-four scientists who were recently granted a fellowship by NASA to conduct postdoctoral research in California. Panopoulou...

MIT Professor Daskalakis Says Pursuit of Excellence Crucial for Greek Society

Noted MIT computer science professor Constantinos Daskalakis stressed the importance of the pursuit, and rewarding, of excellence as a way for Greek society to...

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