Posts Tagged ‘google doodle’

Google To Feature A Indian Student’s Doodle On Home Page

November 15th, 2010

Google’s doodle for Children’s day was done by Akshay Raj, grade IX student from St. Aloysius High School, Mangalore.

Google has joined the nation as it gets ready to celebrate Children’s Day Today(November 15), the Homage will wear a new look, as Google unveils a doodle done by Akshay Raj, grade IX student from St. Aloysius High School, Mangalore.

The competition, Doodle 4 Google, conducted in September required students from classes I to X to submit their doodles on the topic ‘My Dream for India, along with a supporting statement. Chosen from over 108, 000 doodles submitted by students across the country, Akshay Raj doodle “Technically and Naturally Growing India” and was selected based on artistic merit, creativity, and expression of the theme. The winner Akshay Raj will receive a Technology Starter Package and an INR 2, 00,000 technology grant for his school St. Aloysius High School, Mangalore.

The doodle which was chosen by Dennis Hwang, the original Google Doodler, will be featured on Google’s Homepage as part of its Children’s day celebrations.


Google Celebrates 115th Birthday Of The X-Ray

November 11th, 2010

Google’s new doodle celebrates the invention of the X-ray’s.

It is truly the discovery of the century and what better way to show appreciation than have a Doodle dedicated to it by Google.

Search Engine Google’s latest doodle is dedicated in appreciation of X-ray’s discovery and its usefulness. The doodle which features a transparent Google in the form of bones and a few ‘other’ items comes with an eerie blue glow, whose brightness increases and decreases back and forth.

Discovered by German scientist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, in 1895, X ray’s are a form of radiation composed of rays and the most common use is in diagnostic radiography. Google seems to act as reminder to things that we often take for granted, though unlike previous doodles which are often interactive (Packman, John Lennon),the recent one only glows and users who click on them will obviously be lead to search results based on X-ray’s.


Google’s Doodle Pays Tribute To John Lennon On His Birthday

October 10th, 2010

Google’s latest Interactive doodle is a tribute to John Lennon on his 70th Birthday.

Popular search engine Google has paid its tribute to musician John Lennon in the only way it knows by dedicating a doodle in memory on his 70th Birthday.

The Doodle initially shows a hill with Lennon’s animated face peering over and once clicked the Doodle opens to a 32-second animated video, which features a wispy seeds of a dandelion blowing away to morph into a black and white animation trees, leaves, and butterflies merging in to one another and in the end the word “Google.” is formed with Lennon’s signature glasses forming the double o’s in the word. The tune of the video is set to the iconic song “Imagine,”

Born in Liverpool on October 9 1940, Lennon was a member of the famed Beatles band that featured Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. He was also successful after the band split, churning out hits after hits. But, he was tragically shot dead by Mark David Chapman outside his New York apartment on December 8 1980, in front of his wife Yoko Ono.


Google’s O Celebrates Buckyball

September 7th, 2010

Google is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Buckyball  as an interactive Google Doodle.

Users are treated to a new visual treat by; their new doodle involves the second “o” becoming a small moving ball before turning into a buckyball when you move your mouse over it. Users can then spin the newly formed molecule to their hearts content. Further clicking on the logo will take you to a search for “buckyball”.

The New doodle is googole’s way of celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Buckyball – the discovery of Buckminster-Fullerene molecules – as an interactive Google Doodle on Saturday. “Buckyball”, or fullerene, is any molecules composed entirely of carbon, in the form of a hollow sphere, ellipsoid, or tube. Its official name is “Buckminsterfullerene” because its structure resembles that of the geodesic domes designed by the late American engineer Buckminster Fuller


Google To Let Kids Doodle Dreams On India

September 3rd, 2010

As part of children’s day celebrations Google is encouraging kids to doodle on their dreams for India.

Online search engine, Google has announced a doodle competition coinciding with the children’s day celebrations in India. The event which will be held on November 14th, childrens day, will encourage students from all over India to doodle based on the theme ‘My dream for India’.

Open to children aged between Five-Sixteen, the young participants will have to imagine what India would be like in two decades from now and capture those images in color and paper. The best doodle will be featured on Google and the star Doodler will receive a technology starter package including a laptop, a year’s Internet connection and a Rs 2,000,00 technology grant for the school that he or she will represent,

The participants will be clubbed in three different categories – 1st to 3rd Standard, 4th to 6th Standard and 7th to 10th Standard. JJ School of Arts will select the top 200 entries from each category which will be reviewed by a panel of judges. The judges will then shortlist 15 doodles from each category, bringing it down to a total of 45 final Doodles.

All the final entries will be exhibited for public voting and based on the number of votes, one winner from each category will be selected. Each of these winners will receive a laptop. Dennis Hwang, the original Google Doodler, will then choose the final winning Doodle from the total 45 finalists.