Today’s Google Doodle is dedicated to the discovery of liquid water on Mars.
Today Google produced a Mars themed Doodle that showed a cartoon version of Mars drinking water through a straw.
Yesterday NASA scientists announced that they had finally found water on Mars. They discovered that, during the Martian summer, water begins trickling down the steep cliffs and valleys that riddle the surface of the red planet. It is not yet known where this water comes from or is stored but its mere presence makes it far more likely that life could be present in some form. It is thought that tiny microbes may be able to use this water to survive in this otherwise bleak [...]
The September equinox is the longest day of the year for people in the Northern Hemisphere.
Today’s Google Doodle is about the autumnal equinox; represented by an assortment of harvest vegetables and a squirrel. Equinox means “equal night” and is used to refer to the day upon which the Earth’s axis is perpendicular to the Sun’s rays. Many people view the day on which this falls as the first day of autumn however, because the Southern Hemisphere has seasons that run opposite to the Northern Hemisphere, this could be also be viewed as the first day of spring depending on where you are in the world.