When was celluloid discovered?

Answer In 1869, Wesley Hyatt accidentally spilled a bottle of collodion and noticed that the substance congealed into a flexible film. Hyatt first used the new material to produce imitation ivory for bill... Read More »

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When were the Fiji Islands discovered& who discovered them?

The original inhabitants of the islands of Fiji came from Melanesia some 3,500 years ago. Dutch explorer Abel Janzsoon Tasman sighted the northeast islands of Fiji in 1643. British Captain James Co... Read More »

What is celluloid made of?

Celluloid is a tough plastic made of cotton steeped in nitric and sulphuric acids and camphor from the camphora evergreen tree. Celluloid was developed by John and Isaiah Hyatt, who began by trying... Read More »

When was RDX discovered?

RDX, which is commonly found in explosives, was discovered in the late 1890s. It was first considered for use as a medicine until the 1920s when it was found to be explosive.Source:University of No... Read More »

When was the GMO discovered?

Genetically modified organisms, or GMO, were first discovered in 1973. The discovery of DNA and the recombinant microbe helped in the discovery of GMO. The development of GMO can be used to prevent... Read More »