Category: DISCOVERY

Discovery

Discovery is the act of detecting something new, or something “old” that had been unknown. With reference to sciences and academic disciplines, discovery is the observation of new phenomena, new actions, or new events and providing new reasoning to explain the knowledge gathered through such observations with previously acquired knowledge from abstract thought and everyday experiences. A discovery may sometimes be based on earlier discoveries, collaborations, or ideas. Some discoveries represent a radical breakthrough in knowledge or technology.

The Viking Explorer Who Beat Columbus to America

The Viking Explorer Who Beat Columbus to America

By Christopher Klein As Columbus Day approaches, the United States commemorates the explorer credited with the first European expedition to North America—Leif Eriksson. Nearly 500 years before the birth of Christopher Columbus, a band of European sailors left their homeland...

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