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Scottish chemist Sir William Ramsay’s 167th Birthday Google Doodle

Google Doodle: Who was Sir William Ramsay

Described by many as the “greatest chemical discoverer of his time,” Ramsay became a fellow of the Royal Society in 1888, was knighted in 1902, and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1904. 

Snowy Google Doodle marks winter solstice

New Delhi,  A snowy Google Doodle on Friday marked the 2018 winter solstice, the shortest day of the year when the Earth is farthest from the Sun. This year it is particularly special as the upcoming December full moon, named the Cold Moon, will be visible in the night sky[Read More…]

Google Doodle celebrates the 2018 Winter Solstice

Google Doodle celebrates the 2018 Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice, which marks the start of the winter season, is the inspiration behind Friday’s Google Doodle. Today you can find the sun at its lowest position throughout the Northern Hemisphere sky. People around the world have celebrated this astronomical milestone for centuries. The Winter Solstice doodle features an animated[Read More…]

Geminid Meteor Shower 2018: Date, timings and how to watch in India

Google Doodle celebrates Geminid Meteor Shower 2018

The Geminid Meteor Shower 2018 is considered one of the most spectacular celestial shows in this year. The scientists say that it will emit bands of light across the sky and due to this phenomenon, it is called the Geminid. Google doodle celebrates the special moments (it will have its[Read More…]

Google celebrates 44th Anniversary of the Arecibo Message with a doodle

Google doodle celebrates 44th anniversary of the Arecibo Message

Forty-four years ago today, a group of scientists gathered at the Arecibo Observatory amidst the tropical forests of Puerto Rico to humankind’s first attempt at communication with intelligent life beyond our own planet. On November 16, 1974, scientists Frank Drake and Carl Sagan, among others, sent a message from the Arecibo radio telescope, located[Read More…]

Google celebrates professor who foresaw Internet's impact with a doodle

Google celebrates professor who foresaw Internet’s impact with a doodle

New Delhi: Google on Monday honoured Greek professor and computer scientist Michael Dertouzos’s 82nd birth anniversary with a doodle. Dertouzos foresaw how the Internet would impact everyday lives. He predicted the popularity of personal computers and helped to maximise their potential as director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT)[Read More…]

Google celebrates tabla maestro Lachhu Maharaj with a Doodle

Google celebrates tabla maestro Lachhu Maharaj with a Doodle

New Delhi: Google on Tuesday celebrated eminent tabla player from the Banaras gharana Pandit Lachhu Maharaj’s 74th birth anniversary with a simple string doodle. The doodle showed Lachhu Maharaj drawn in primary colours of blue, red, yellow and green. He is seen playing the tabla for his audience, with a[Read More…]

Teacher’s Day 2018: Google celebrates with an animated doodle

Teacher’s Day 2018: Google celebrates with an animated doodle

September 5, the birth anniversary of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, is celebrated as Teacher’s Day in India to commemorate the contributions of our gurus and elders towards our holistic development. On this day, students give greeting cards and gifts to their teachers. Students express their love and respect towards teachers in their[Read More…]

Oskar Schlemmer

Google Doodle celebrates German painter Oskar Schlemmer’s 130th Birthday

Google Doodle is celebrating the 130th birth anniversary of German painter, sculptor, designer and choreographer Oskar Schlemmer. He was associated with the Bauhaus school of art and is most vividly remembered for his “Triadisches Ballet” where the performers are seen converting into geometrical figurines from normal beings. His ideas were complex and hard to decipher. He infamously rejected the absolute abstract and[Read More…]

Google Doodle honors feminist, writer Ismat Chughtai

Google Doodle honors eminent Urdu writer Ismat Chughtai

Google Doodle honoured the celebrated author Ismat Chughtai on her birth anniversary, one of the most powerful voices in Urdu literature of the 20th century, was known for her free and fearless explorations of feminine sexuality and middle-class morality in her writing, and for the fierce determination with which she defended her[Read More…]

Google Doodle honours India’s first US-trained female doctor

Mumbai: Google on Saturday created a special Doodle to mark the 153rd birth anniversary of Thane-born Anandi Gopal Joshi, regarded as India’s first US-trained female medico. The Goodle, designed by Kashmira Sarode of Bengaluru, depicts a young sari-clad Anandi, with a heavy Maharashtrian nose-ring and a prominent bindi. She is seen[Read More…]

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