When was gypsum discovered?

Answer Gypsum is the compound used to create plaster. While the original discovery of gypsum is unknown, its first use dates to over 9,000 years ago in Anatolia and Syria. In Egypt, over 5,000 years ago... Read More »

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Who discovered the uses of gypsum as a fertilizer?

Gypsum has been used by many cultures for centuries, the earliest use dates back the the Ancient Assyrians sculpting with what they called Alabaster. Gypsum was first used as a fertilizer in the Un... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »