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PIL – People I Like – #4 – Food Microbiologist (MSc.) Mr. Alexandros Kanapitsas

Mr. Alexandros Kanapitsas has a passion and this is music; sometimes he is djing in some of hottest bars in Athens. I consider myself really lucky to have met him in one of them. Apart from that, he is a bright young scientist and his background in the field is quite impressive; some of his […]

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How to build a small business with the help of photography and science

One of my favourite photography techniques is called photoelasticity (foh-toh-i-la-stis-i-tee). [Definition: the phenomenon of double refraction of polarized light by a transparent substance  under elastic stress, used to measure strain inelastic, transparent materials.] It is a method used mostly to determine material durability, by big aircraft or car manufacturers for example. You can easily see the results of photoelasticity application and most importantly, take some very impressive shots.   This is the equipment you will need […]

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PIL – People I Like – #2 – UTM operator Spyros Dakas

Second entry for my PIL project is my friend Spyros Dakas. We’ve known each other for some 15 years now and his job is one of the strangest i’ve heard of: UTM operator. He measures the thickness of the sheet metal on ships mainly. Sea and salt is causing metal deterioration, so there are national and international laws […]

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