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Greek scientists shed light on how stars are formed!

Greek scientists from the University of Crete and the Foundation for Research and Technology (FORTH) made an important step forward in understanding the process of how stars are born. For the first time internationally, Greek researchers managed to three-dimensionally “map” an interstellar molecular cloud of gases and dust, a region where new stars are born, […]

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“Energy Observer” in the Venetian Harbor of Chania

Energy Observer is a hydrogen vessel launched in April 2017. Developed in collaboration with engineers from the CEA-LITEN (fr) the boat will test and prove the efficiency of a full production chain that relies on the coupling of different renewable energies. Energy Observer will be the “first hydrogen vessel around the world”. Following its launch, scheduled […]

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Crete experimental PV electricity project secures EU funds

Australian firm Greatcell Solar Ltd  has received a EUR-500,000 Horizon 2020 grant for an experimental  solar project in Crete, involving the use of perovskite cells. A perovskite solar cell uses a calcium titanium oxide mineral compound (perovskite) which is  cheap to produce and simple to manufacture. The company’s unit in Rome, Greatcell Solar Italy, secured the funds for […]

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Trikala in Thessaly becomes first Greek city with 5G technology

Trikala has become the first city in Greece to offer 5G technology. Greece’s General Secretariat of Telecommunications and Post, the Trikala Municipality and e-trikala SA signed a deal to introduce the cutting-edge technology. The agreement foresees the gradual transformation of Trikala into a 5G-ready model city. This will be achieved with a study and the […]

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