Famous writer William Shakespeare said, “Chance favors the prepared mind” and he mentioned again in his play, Henr V: “All things are ready if our minds be so.” Serendipity means a good fortune or discovery that occur coincidentally.It is a positive word that means “happy unexpected surprise”. However, I agree that serendipity can onlyoccur to people who put effort for new findings. The recognition is definitely deserved for the serendipitous discoveries as people have prepared and studied for their inventions. For example, the discovery of penicillin by Alexander Fleming , He accidentally left a petri dish of Staphylococcus bacteria opened and a mold had got inside and had appeared to have killed around the bacteria. It turned out that it was the fungus Penicillium and he turned the fungus into a groundbreaking anti-biotic. Also, the hallucinogenic properties of LSD unfolded when Albert Hoffmann ingested accidentally while working to develop a drug to control hemorrhage after childbirth and migraine. Like Fleming and Hoffmann, most scientists who got inventions unexpectedly had led their environments for serendipitous discoveries. They had put efforts for their discoveries and deserved recognition from the world.
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