Google commemorates Austrian artist Gustav Klimt with a doodle of the artist’s “The Kiss,” integrated into the logo in gold…a characteristic Klimt style. Klimt is one of the most celebrated art nouveau painters in Austria today with works that can be seen in many historical buildings in Vienna’s Ringstraße which includes the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the Burgtheater and […]
Google honors German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle with a doodle depicting the solar system and a giant telescope. on 23 September 1846, with the assistance of student Heinrich Louis d’Arrest, was the first person to view the planet Neptune, and know what he was looking at.
Google doodlers honor Peter Carl Fabergé with a doodle depicting 6 faberge eggs in different colors and designs with the letters G and E peeping out from two opened eggs. Fabergé, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia was a son of a jeweller, he took over his father’s business to what would be a company producing lucrative […]
Google honors Swedish-Americal engineer Gideon Sundback with a doodle of a zipper going down an embroidered Google logo. In 1941, Otto Fredrik Gideon Sundback developed a version based on interlocking teeth, the “Hookless No. 2”. In this fastener each tooth is punched to have a dimple on its bottom and a nib or conical projection […]
Google celebrates Earth day with a time-lapse animation doodle of flowering plants that slowly blooms. It is the 42nd year of the advocacy started by US Senator Gaylord Nelson in efforts to raise environmental awareness. Here we see purple, red and yellow flowers sprout from a series of shrubs laid out to spell Google. […]