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Fedora-topped, swashbuckling Hiram Bingham III laid claim to the discovery of Machu Picchu, the Quechua citadel in Peru, on July 24th, 1911. Bingham was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on →
The Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered by Bedouin shepherd, Muhammed Edh-Dhib (born Muhammad Ahmed al-Hamed in 1931), his cousin Juma Muhammed and Khalil Musa between November 1946 and February →
Gardner’s syndrome is a colonic disorder in which a number of polyps are found in the colon, which can develop into tumors over time and with the later potential →
The Big Bang Theory details how the Universe began in a rapid expansion about 13.7 billion years ago and has evolved ever since that time. The first element produced →
The Galapagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands on either side of the Equator in the Pacific Ocean, 926 km (500 nautical miles) west of continental Ecuador. The →
Mumps is a viral infection first described by Hippocrates, a Greek physician known as the “Father of Medicine”. He was born on the island of Kos around 460 BC →
Photosynthesis is a process by which light energy is converted into chemical energy. Jan Baptista van Helmont, a Flemish chemist, physiologist, and physician, discovered the beginnings of photosynthesis. He →
There are many different ideas and accounts about the discovery of Niagara Falls, and as many different theories about the origin of the name of these three waterfalls. The →
Dr. Thomas Addison discovered Addison’s Disease, a degenerative disease of the adrenal glands, in 1849. It is an autoimmune condition, where the immune system produces antibodies that attack the →
Arthur A. Hoag, an American astronomer, discovered Hoag’s Object in 1950. Born Arthur Allen Hoag on January 28th, 1921, he was commonly known as Art. He graduated from Brown →