When were the Fiji Islands discovered& who discovered them?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

When was Palenque discovered?

The earliest recorded reference of the ancient Mayan site was by a Spanish priest. Pedro Lorenzo de la Nada found the stone temples and plazas in 1567, and named it Palenque for fortifications.Sour... Read More »

Who discovered neodymium and when?

Baron Carl Auer von Welsbach, an Austrian chemist, isolated neodymium in pure form in 1885 and is generally credited with its discovery. Carl Gustav Mosander, however, originally discovered neodymi... Read More »