Two teams made up of nine students will represent Greece in the 8th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics that will take place in Suceava, Romania on August 2-10, 2014.
The nine students, some of the finest minds in secondary education schools nationwide, took very demanding test and managed to be selected among a total of 200 candidates.
The tests were organized by the Astronomy & Space Association under the auspices of the ministry of education.
The difficult task of their preparation for the prestigious international competition was undertaken by a team of distinguished professors and students from Greek and foreign universities.
The Greek students are scheduled to travel to Romania on July 31, accompanied by their professors.