What is discovery?

  • (noun): A productive insight.
    Synonyms: breakthrough, find
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on discovery:

Discovery Communications - Divisions
... DCI operates its businesses in four groups Discovery Networks U.S ... Discovery Networks International, Discovery Commerce, and Discovery Education ...
Discovery - Culture and Mass Media - Television
... Discovery Channel, an American TV channel distributed by Discovery Communications Discovery (Irish TV series), the first documentary television series to be broadcast on RT ...
Discovery Communications - Divisions - Discovery Commerce
... Discovery Commerce operates a catalog and electronic commerce business offering lifestyle, health, science and education-oriented products, as well as products specifically related to programming on ... In addition, the e-commerce site serves as a licensing business that licenses Discovery trademarks and intellectual property to third parties for the purpose of creating and selling retail ... The Discovery shopping website offers products similar to those previously sold in the Discovery Channel retail stores ...
Velocity (TV Channel) - History
... The channel launched nationwide in the United States on June 1, 2002, as Discovery HD Theater ... The channel was rebranded to HD Theater on September 22, 2007, because Discovery Communications launched HD simulcasts of some of its other channels including Animal Planet, Discovery ...
Discovery Communications
... Discovery Communications, Inc ... The company started as a single channel in 1985, The Discovery Channel ... network entertainment brands, including Discovery Channel, Military Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Discovery Fit Health and a family of digital channels ...

More definitions of "discovery":

  • (noun): Something that is discovered.
  • (noun): (law) compulsory pretrial disclosure of documents relevant to a case; enables one side in a litigation to elicit information from the other side concerning the facts in the case.

Famous quotes containing the word discovery:

    Your discovery of the contradiction caused me the greatest surprise and, I would almost say, consternation, since it has shaken the basis on which I intended to build my arithmetic.... It is all the more serious since, with the loss of my rule V, not only the foundations of my arithmetic, but also the sole possible foundations of arithmetic seem to vanish.
    Gottlob Frege (1848–1925)

    The virtues of society are vices of the saint. The terror of reform is the discovery that we must cast away our virtues, or what we have always esteemed such, into the same pit that has consumed our grosser vices.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    I have known no experience more distressing than the discovery that Negroes didn’t love me. Unutterable loneliness claimed me. I felt without roots, like a man without a country ...
    Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 1, ch. 10 (1962)