Xenophon Moussas


Professor Xenophon Moussas, is one of the protagonists of the study of the oldest known computer and clockwork cosmos of the 2nd centyry BC, the Antikythera Mechanism. A space physicist, with research interests including space and solar physics, planetology, Ulysses mission, WIND/WAVES and STEREO space mission, Solar Orbiter.

He has supervised 27 PhDs. Published 120 scientific articles, books, 150 articles in Encyclpaedias.

Awards include: NASA group achievement, Ulysses Mission, 2009,

Geophysical Research Letters editor’s citation for excellence in refereeing in Space Physics, American Geophysical Union, 2001,

Hipparchus award, Arcadia, Athens, 2010.

Honorary Doctor of the International Academy of Education and Science, Ukrainian Institute of Scientific and Cultural History (Pontic Institute), Kiev, Ukraine, 2017.

Created exhibitions about the Antikythera Mechanism. Numerous exhibitions and talks around the World including the NASA Kennedy Space Center, the Children Museum of Manhattan, UNECSO/Paris, Drexel University, University of London (Goldsmiths College), University of Birmingham, University of Reading,  the Gustavianum Archaeological Museum of Uppsala, Olzstyn Planetarium and Observatory (Poland), the Library of Alexandria, Egypt, The Astronomical Institute of the Slovac Academy of Science, Germany, Italy, France, Algeria, Portugal and many in Greece, in Archaeological Museums, very many in Schools in Greece, England, France.