Research Center for Astronomy


Monday 16 Dec 2019, 12:00

Interstellar medium and star formation properties in local Universe galaxies.

Sophia Lianou
University of Athens

Monday 16 Dec 2019, 13:00

Attractors, Bifurcations and Curvature in Multi-Field inflation

Evangelos Sfakianakis
Lorentz Institute for Theoretical Physics, Leiden University

Tuesday 17 Dec 2019, 11:30

B-L Higgs inflation Confronts PLANCK and LHC

Constantinos Pallis
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Tuesday 17 Dec 2019, 12:30

Periodic orbits in the era of exoplanetary discoveries

Kyriaki I. Antoniadou
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Thursday 19 Dec 2019, 12:30

Exploring the universe through the stochastic gravitational wave background

Ioannis Dalianis
National Technical University of Athens



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A Short History of the Research Center for Astronomy and Applied Mathematics
of the Academy of Athens

The Research Center for Astronomy and Applied Mathematics was established in 1959 initially as “Office for Research and Calculations”, to promote scientific research in Astronomy and Applied Mathematics and to perform calculations related to these topics. In 1966 it has been renamed “Research Center for Astronomy and Applied Mathematics”. Since then scientific research has been conducted in the following fields, which are also the current working areas:

The first supervisor of the “Office for Research and Calculations”, and later of the “Research Center for Astronomy and Applied Mathematics”, was  Academician Prof. I. Xanthakis, until his death on 10, July 1994. During the years 1994-1997 the Research Center was supervised by Academician Prof. N. Artemiadis. After 1997 the supervisor is Academician Prof. G.  Contopoulos.

The founding law for our Center can be found here.

As directors have served in the past L. Mavridis (1960-1966), K. Makris (1971-1979), K. Poulakos (1981-2001), N. Voglis (2001-2007), V. Tritakis (2007), E. Dara (2008).

Other researchers who have worked in the past in the Research Center are:
I. Lyrizis, V. Petropoulos and Th. Zachariadis.


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