The sense of randomness is often emphasized: the discoverer—likely some hardworking editor—merely stumbled upon greatness.
I felt like the discoverer of a new world already fully inhabited and thriving but totally unknown to the rest of us.
At the end of two years the discoverer returned to Portugal and was received with great honour.
To this he now devoted himself with the passionate enthusiasm of the discoverer.
It makes the pupil an explorer after truth and it should result in making him a discoverer of truth.
She becomes, in reality, less a discoverer than a depositary of secrets.
In the range of his information about these subjects, the discoverer was encyclopedic.
The guess was, of course, always a triumph for the discoverer of the little tailor.
It will be remembered that Galileo was the discoverer of the craters on the moon.
On Cardano as an investigator and discoverer, see Libri, Hist.