Halloween Witch 2013 – Google Doodle

October 31, 2013

Halloween Witch 2013 - a usual Google celebrates it with a nice interactive doddle. Start the doodle an help the witch and combine the ingredients. By throwing two a new stage opens where you could have some Halloween fun. Together there are 6 Halloween stages. Nice one, I think... [globalofficial]

October 22, 2013

André-Jacques Garnerin, the first parachute jump

André-Jacques Garnerin, the first parachute jump

Google honors Andre Jacques Garnerin. You can use the interactive doodle with left and right keys. Andre Jacques Garnerin was the inventor of the frameless parachute. The balloonist was born on Jan. 31, 1769. Garnerin was appointed "Official Aeronaut of France". Garnerin began experiments with early parachutes based on umbrella-shaped devices. The first flight with a silk parachute on October 22, 1797 at Parc Monceau, Paris. Happy Birthday, André-Jacques Garnerin. [uncategorized]

September 5, 2013

John Wisden Google Doodle

John Wisden Google Doodle

Google honors the legend of cricket John Wisden with a nice doodle on the homepage. John Wisden was born an Sept. 5th, 1826 - 187 years ago. He played 190 first-class cricket matches for three English county cricket teams, Kent, Middlesex and Sussex. But John is now best known for launching the eponymous Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 1864. It's also called "the bible of cricket". [uncategorized]

August 22, 2013

Amazing Google doodle for Claude Debussy

Amazing Google doodle for Claude Debussy

Claude Debussy was a famous french composer. He was born on August 22, 1862 in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France. Google celebrates his 151st birthday with an amazing doodle. It's an animated music-video. The song is "Clair de lune". It's the third movement of Suite bergamasque - a piano depiction of a Paul Verlaine poem. Very nice doodle ... [globalofficial]

August 12, 2013

Cat Content Doodle for Erwin Schrödinger

Cat Content Doodle for Erwin Schrödinger

Schrödinger's Cat is dead and alive! But nobody knows... Google celebrates Erwin Schrödinger's 126th Birthday. Schrödinger was an Austrian physicist. He developed fundamental results in the field of quantum theory, especcially the Schrödinger equation. In 1933 he recieved the Nobel Prize in Physics. Erwin Schrödinger died 1961. [globalofficial]

August 9, 2013

Google honors Wilbur Norman Christiansen

Google honors Wilbur Norman Christiansen

Google honors the australian radio astronomer Wilbur Norman Christiansen. He was born on August 9th 1913 - exactely 100 years ago. Wilbur Norman Christiansen was a pioneer in radio astronomy. He built the first grating array for scanning the sun at the radio astronomy field station at Potts Hill, New South Wales. [official]

July 25, 2013

Google honors British biophysicist Rosalind Franklin

Google honors British biophysicist Rosalind Franklin

25th July 2013: Google honors Rosalind Franklin with a nice doodle. It shows a microscope and a piece of DNA. Rosalind Elsie Franklin (25 July 1920 -- 16 April 1958) was a British biophysicist and X-ray crystallographer. She is best known for her work on the X-ray diffraction images of DNA which led to the discovery of the DNA double helix. [globalofficial]

July 15, 2013

Copperplate-doodle for Rembrandt van Rijn

Copperplate-doodle for Rembrandt van Rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn was one of the most famous artist in art history. He was a dutch painter, born July 15th, 1606. His contributions to art came in a period of great wealth and cultural achievement that historians call the Dutch Golden Age of painting. [globalofficial]

July 2, 2013

Google honors Franz Kafka

Google honors Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka was a Bohemian-Jewish novelist, and was one of the major German-language fiction writers of the 20th century. Google honors him with a "vermin-doodle" - nice. [globalofficial]