UPDATED: "The Odyssey of Knowledge" set for April 25 in Athens

Posted by David Eicher
on Monday, March 30, 2015

Alexandros Hahalis at work. // Credit: Starmus Festival
One of the most amazing people I met at last year’s Starmus Festival was Alexandros Hahalis, a Greek composer, musician, and science enthusiast. Along with Rick Wakeman and Katerina Mina, Alexandros put on the special musical program that served as a tribute to Neil Armstrong and Alexei Leonov.

Now Alexandros will be producing “The Odyssey of Knowledge,” an international scientific conference to be held Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Technopolis Auditorium of the Municipality of Athens, Greece.

The meeting will be held to honor Hypatia the Alexandrian (ca. 350–370; died 415), the great Greek mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher, on the occasion of the 1,600th anniversary of her murder in Alexandria.

A number of notable scientists and historians will be speaking at the event, including evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, historian Bettany Hughes, astronomer Garik Israelian, physicist Mark Boslough, astronomer Dionysios Simopoulos, scientist Dimitri Nanopoulos, and me.

For more information on this event, please contact Alexandros Hahalis.

More information to come as the event approaches . . .

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