When was glaucoma first discovered?

Answer Although historical references to glaucoma were made even earlier, in 1622 Dr. Rikchard Banister was the first to officially describe the eye condition. Banister described the condition as an incur... Read More »

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When was tea first discovered?

Legend goes that in 2737 BC the Chinese Emperor, Shen Nung who was an excellent ruler and always delighted in setting his subjects good examples. One of these was that he always boiled his drinkin... Read More »

When was gravity first discovered?

Isaac Newton first introduced the theory of gravitation in his book, "Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica," written between 1665 and 1667. However, the book wasn't published until 1686, ro... Read More »

When was coffee first discovered?

Coffee was believed to be discovered in the 15th century. According to legends, coffee was discovered by a goat herder in Yemen. After giving the red fruit of the coffee to his goats, the herder no... Read More »

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