Greece (i/ɡriːs/GREESS; Greek:Ελλάδα, Elláda[eˈlaða]), officially the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία, Ellīnikī́ Dīmokratía[eliniˈci ðimokraˈti.a]) and known since ancient times as Hellas (/ˈhɛləs/; Greek: Ελλάς, Ellás), is a country located in southeastern Europe. According to the 2011 census, Greece's population is around 10.8 million. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki, which is commonly referred to as the co-capital.
The foundation's Co-President Andreas Dracopoulos told the correspondent it was “created as a symbol - and a very real engine - of hope for Greece in the depths of the country’s punishing socioeconomic crisis.” Locating it near Piraeus, he added, was “part of realizing that vision.” .
... of their ID or passport, and also an engineer’s statement ... At that time, figures from Greece’s Technical Chamber of Commerce, which represents building contractors and civil engineers, said there were some 1.073 million wholly or partially illegally built structures.
LaylaBadawi, mum of four and retired electrical engineer based in Dubai, reflects that, “…raising my children in a foreign country like Greece was especially demanding because my parenting practices had to maintain an enculturation balance between preserving my children’s’ ...
When it comes to building big things, megascale engineering is where "there's no way you could build that" loses out to our knowledge of mathematics ... Many leading scientists have worked up megascale engineering ideas as well, including some of the most famous examples of megastructures.What are some early megascale engineering projects?.
(credit. Matina Stavropoulou) ... "All art establishments are concerned with the discoloration of paintings upon exhibition and storage, since harmful factors such as sunlight, moisture, and certain volatile organic compounds (VOCs) accelerate the degradation," said co-author Costas Galiotis, a chemical engineer at the University of Patras in Greece ... .
There was the boat ride between Turkey to Greece in the dead of night, when the boat engine failed twice in the middle of the Mediterranean sea and the boat full of hysterical, frightened people began to sink with water until he ordered everyone to throw their bags overboard.
Greek industrial company Mytilineos SA has sourced from Australia 4 fully equipped fire fighting helicopters to help bring under control the fires that have been raging in Greece in recent weeks. The company said in a statement this week that it was bringing to Greece four Bell 214 BI helicopters and a crew of 20 pilots, translators and engineers.
Nick Kyrgios’ older sister Halimah Kyrgios amazed fans of The Voice on Sunday night when she performed in the BlindAuditions, singing Tina Arena’s ‘Chains’ ... I look to him a lot for inspiration ... Their dad was born in Greece and moved to Australia as a child ... While their mother, Norlaila, is a computer engineer with royal blood.
KEN’S CORNER. Thomas Jefferson’s FavoriteGreek Philosopher – Epicurus. Commentary by TLB Contributing Writer. Ken LaRive ... Learn it ... It grew, and with it schools of science, engineering, math and many educational institutions of art. And in the middle of what was called “Athens, the queen of Greece” the light of philosophy grew ... Note.
Romania sends firefighters to battle blazes in Greece. A team of more than 100 firefighters is set to leave for Greece on Friday, August 6, to help fight the wildfires that have broken out across the country, prime minister Florin Cîţu announced on Thursday, August 5. The Department for EmergencySituations will dispatch 23 fire engines.