22 Feb

Google Doodle celebrates Scientist Heinrich Hertz’s 155th Birthday

google doodle Heinrich Hertz
google doodle Heinrich Hertz

Google Doodle celebrates the 155th birthday of Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (February 22, 1857 – January 1, 1894), a German physicist who clarified & expanded the electromagnetic theory of light that had been put forth by Maxwell.

He was the first scientist to satisfactorily demonstrate the existence of electromagnetic waves by building an apparatus to produce & detect radio waves.

He died due to an infection known as Wegener’s granulomatosis at the age of 36 in Germany.

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16 Sep

Google Doodle honours the founder of Vitamin C on his 118th birthday

Google Doodle honors the founder of Vitamin C, Albert Szent – Györgyi on his 118th birthday with its new Doodle Avatar.

Albert Szent – Györgyi [Sep. 16, 1893 – OcT. 22, 1986 ] is a Hungarian physiologist & discovered the Vitamin C which is found in abundance in Oranges and discovered the components & reactions of the citric acid cycle.

He also won the 1937 Nobel Prize for his contribution in Physiology and Medicine for his discoveries in “connection with the biological combustion process with special reference to vitamin C & the catalysis of fumaric acid”.

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12 Sep

Google launched Doodle 4 Google Competition in India

 

Google India has launched the third edition of The ‘Doodle 4 Google – India’s gift to the world’ competition which will also mark Childrens’ Day celebrations on 14th November 2011.
The competition is open to all students attending a school in India.

In addition to the winner’s doodle appearing on Google.co.in on Nov 14, 2011, the star Doodler will also receive a technology starter package which will include a laptop, an year’s Internet connection & a Rs 2,00,000 technology grant for the school that he or she will represent.

Last Year Winner:

google doodle competition

Name – Akshay Raj

Theme – ‘My Dream for India’

Class IX, Saint Aloysius High School
Mangalore, India

Technically & Naturally Growing India

My India which is growing technically and naturally is a great support to all beings in India. Non other countries can match up to India’s level in the coming years. It’s achievements are taking it to the top of the world.

Check out the link for more details:
Doodle 4 Google – India’s gift to the world

05 Sep

Google Doodle celebrates rock legend Freddie Mercury 65th birthday

 

Google Doodle celebrates flamboyant Rock legend singer Freddie Mercury 65th birthday with its fresh new Doodle on Monday.
The lead vocalist of the band ‘Queen’ has delivered many hits such as Crazy Little Thing Called Love , We are the Champions, Bohemian Rhapsody & many others.

freddie google doodle

Freddie Mercury(born Farrokh Bulsara) is a Gujarati by birth & was born to Parsi parents on Sep 5, 1946.
He died on Nov 24, 1991 due to AIDS.

freddie mercury

The Google doodle in honour of his 65th birth anniversary presents an animated music video style featuring his hit song Don’t Stop Me Now that was written & sung by Mercury himself.
This is the second such gesture music video by Google Doodle. The first one was on the occasion of Charlie Chaplin’s 122nd birthday.