Before establishing the Nobel Prize in 1896, what was inventor Alfred Nobel's defining creation?

  • Dynamite correct

    In May 1867, the Swedish chemist stuffed diatomaceous earth, nitroglycerin and sodium carbonate into a cardboard cylinder to create dynamite. The invention essentially transformed the defense and transportation industries. Source: The New York Times

  • Plywood
  • Stainless steel
  • The cotton gin
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