Assistant Professor (retired), Department of Physics, University of Athens (since 1988). He was born in Piraeus, Greece, on the 16th of October, 1949. He received his B.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Athens, Greece (1974) and his Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the Physics Department of the same University (1983). His scientific interests include Spectroscopic studies of hot emission stars in the optical range of the electromagnetic spectrum and in the ultraviolet (UV) through IUE HST data, spectroscopic study
of Active Galactic Nuclei in the optical and the ultraviolet range, stellar atmospheres, binary systems and History and Philosophy of Physical Sciences. He has published more than 110 scientific papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings in Greece and abroad. He has worked in the Observatory of Paris (France), Haute Provence (France), Trieste (Italy), Konkoly (Hungary), Belgrade (Serbia) and Cryoneri (Greece).He has exhibited a rich writing work with more than fourteen books in Physics and Astronomy (among them: Counting the uncountable time - Time in Astronomy”, 1994, Astrology, Science or Religion?”, 1994, “The Odyssey of Calendars" volumes A and B”, “ Looking for the roots of knowledge” 1995, “Astronomy and Tradition” 1995, “Straman- The story of the sky” 1996, “The Universe I loved - Introduction in Astrophysics” volumes A and B 1998, "In the trace of ICHTHYS - Astronomy, History, Philosophy", 2000, "Cosmology of the mind - Introduction in cosmology", 2003, “The circle of Time- Astronomy and Ancient Religions” 2004, “Modern Physics and New Civilization” (2005). The book "Cosmology of the mind - Introduction in cosmology" was awarded the “Aronis prize” of the University of Athens (2004). Also he has published 6 University textbooks, 2 scientific supervision of books, 12 statistical studies and Gallop Polls, 150 scientific articles in newspapers. He is a member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the European Astronomical Union (E.A.S.), the Hellenic Astronomical Society (Hel.A.S.), the Hellenic Union of Physicists, the Hellenic Union of Mathematics, the Foundation of "Preserving Language Heritage" and the Foundation of “Historical Studies of Ancient Greek Mathematics”.
Researcher Emeritus, Research Centre for Astronomy and
Applied Mathematics (R.C.A.A.M) of the Academy of Athens,
Greece (since 2009). She was born in Thessaloniki, Greece
and graduated from Pierce College in 1966. She received her
B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Athens (1971), the M.Sc. in Meteorology from the same University (1973) and her Ph.D. from the University of Ioannina, Greece (1982). She has received two years of training in "Communication and Grouping Process” in the Athenian Institute for Anthropos (1997-2000) and a post graduate degree on the “Mental Health Promotion” (2006-2008) from the University of Athens. She worked as Research Assistant (1973–1992), Senior Researcher (1992-2002), Research Director (2002-2008) and Director of the R.C.A.A.M (2008). Her scientific interests are focused on Solar Physics, in specific small-scale magnetic fields, solar prominences, transition region dynamics and coronal loops. She has been the Representative of Greece to the Joint Organization for Solar Observations (JOSO, 1994-2005), elected member of the European Solar Physics Section (SPS) of the Joint Astrophysics Division (JAD) of the European Astronomical Society (EAS) and the European Physical Society (EPS) (2005-2008) and Member of the Greek working group for ESA (since 2005). She is a member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), of the European Astronomical Union (E.A.S.), of the Societe Francaise des Specialistes d’ Astronomie (S.F.S.A.), of the Hellenic Astronomical Society (Hel.A.S.), of the Hellenic Union of Physicists and of the Hellenic Society on the History of the Science and Technology. She has worked for the public outreach of Astronomy organizing seminars and speeches at the Academy of Athens and has edited four video-tapes for “Astronomy”, accompanied by an introductory booklet (Lambrakis Foundation).
Professor of Astronomy, Indiana University. He received a B.S. in Physics from Illinois Institute of Technology in 1980, M. Phil. and M.S. degrees in Physics in 1982, and a Ph.D. in Physics in 1990 from Yale University. He was a Beatrice Watson Parrent Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Hawaii and a Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow at Hawaii and Yale. He has been on the Indiana University Astronomy faculty since 1997. His scientific interests are on the Structure and Evolution of the Chemical Elements (particularly Lithium) of the stars.
Professor Emeritus, at the Department of History and
Philosophy of Science, University of Athens, Greece. He was born in Athens, Greece, on the 4th of August,
1946. He received his B.Sc. in Physics from the University of
Athens, Greece (1970), the M.Sc. from the University of Paris
VI, France (1972) and his Ph.D. from the University of Athens,
Greece (1985). He has worked as Director of the Institute for
Space Applications and Remote Sensing of the National
Observatory of Athens (NOA), as Researcher of the
Astronomical Institute of NOA as Researcher of the Institute
of Ionospheric and Space Physics of the NOA. His scientific
interests include History of Science, Historical Information Science, Digital Image Processing, Data Analysis and Solar and Space Physics. He has published more than 55 scientific papers in international refereed journals and in international conferences and special volumes as well as 2 textbooks and other books on the History and Philosophy os Science. He is a member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), of the S.F.S.A. and former member of the Hellenic Astronomical Society (Hel.A.S.).