Example sentences for: discoverers

How can you use “discoverers” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • During the following century, Portugal enjoyed a golden age of trade, and King Manuel celebrated the discoverers with two magnificent monuments.

  • The strange European comings and goings were observed by native peoples whose ancestors had preceded these “discoverers” by at least 12,000, some of them 55,000, years.

  • But could we not, for that very reason, more rigorously associate cures or treatments with their discoverers?

  • Novelist Emile Zola, socialist leader Jean Jaurès, Léon Gambetta (leader during the 1870 siege of Paris), Louis Braille (inventor of the blind alphabet), Pierre and Marie Curie (discoverers of radium, honored only in 1995; she being the Panthéon’s first woman), and many other national heroes are interred here.

  • Other scientists with eponymous atoms include the discoverers of radium, Pierre and Marie Curie (element 96, Curium, symbol Cm, discovered in 1944), Ernest O. Lawrence, founder of the Lawrence Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore laboratories (element 103, Lawrencium, symbol Lr, synthesized in 1961), and, of course, Albert Einstein (element 99, Einsteinium, symbol Es, created in 1952)—the only instance of an atom named after someone still living at the time of its discovery.

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