The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way (the consequence of serendipity is sometimes a brilliant discovery). ORIGIN 1754: coined by Horace Walpole, suggested by The Three Princes of Serendip, the title of a fairy tale in which the heroes “were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of.” Når videnskabelige gennembrud er rent held ing.dk 10. februar 2007

The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way (the consequence of serendipity is sometimes a brilliant discovery).

ORIGIN 1754: coined by Horace Walpole, suggested by The Three Princes of Serendip, the title of a fairy tale in which the heroes “were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of.”

Når videnskabelige gennembrud er rent held ing.dk 10. februar 2007

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