How Mistakes Lead To A Great Discovery

Thomas Edison once said that "Inventing was 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration." This means that hard and careful work is most of inventing and a small part of it is thinking. Mistakes aren't usually positives things they don't lead to great discoveries as some others may say. Even if they inspire something, they don't directly create make it a perfect example of this is the microwave. Mistakes usually damage or create more obstacles in the way of learning something in the case of Troy, mistakes don't lead to big discovers.
To begin with, Heinrich Schliemann and Frank Calvert both helped find and discover Troy Schliemann provided funds to Calvert so he could start ...

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as the author explained in paragraph 8" Schliemann's careless actions erased important clues to Troy's past." This clearly shows a careless mistake that ended up backfiring big time. He permanently erased useful or important clues to discovering more about Troy. This means that he just made created an obstacle to discovering more about Troy from his mistakes. This also affects the world because the reason we study to past is to improve the present and the future like for example the Romans made a special type of concrete that was so much more durable then modern-day concrete or a plant that has special property's that could be the cure to cancer.
To continue Percy Spencer was a mostly self-taught engineer born in Howland of Maine in 1894. The man credited for his single mistake that leads to "the most important melted candy". A mistake that apparently single-handedly discovered the microwave this though is simply not the case. In paragraph 17 "It took more than 20 before Raytheon ...

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Added: 10/30/2019 07:31:25 PM
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