When were psychics discovered?

Answer The first acclaimed psychic was identified in the late 1700s; Doctor Franz Antoine Mesmer was often "called upon for his healing powers." However, some people consider Nostradamus the world's first... 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 »

When were quarks discovered?

Quarks were discovered in 1968. A group of scientists used the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to cause electron collisions. The behavior of th... Read More »

When were atoms discovered?

In the fifth century B.C.E. the Greek philosopher Democritus developed the theory of the atom. He believed that if you kept splitting a piece of matter, it would eventually reach a point where it c... Read More »

When were red giants discovered?

An astronomer named David Fabricius discovered the first red giant, named Mira, on August 3, 1596. A red giant is a pulsating star, similar to the sun, that is nearing the end of its life and is be... Read More »