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Doodle for Newton

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

Sunday, January 3, 2010
9 years ago4,735 views


google.com.au/logos/newton09-t ...



hebbet [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #


google.com.au/logos/newton09-a ...

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

Google is using 09 in the doodle

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

ah ah ah, what a good doodle
better than ever

Vegetable [PersonRank 1]

9 years ago #

I am starting to think that we are seeing too many doodles on Google's homepage. It was fun when it was exceptional, but now, it's just getting messy. I wish @marissamayer could remain a strong gatekeeper, preventing those unnecessary bits of fun on Google's homepage, whatever Valleywag is thinking.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

So, is 2010 the year of animated or interactive doodles over at Google.com?

beussery [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

Good question Philipp...

Seeing on .com as well:


google.com/logos/newton09-appl ...




google.com/logos/newton09-tree ...

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

Cool logo!

Newton's apple
Newton himself often told the story that he was inspired to formulate his theory of gravitation by watching the fall of an apple from a tree.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Ne ...

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

:-)


websonic.nl/nieuws/012010/imag ...

SleekAndroid [PersonRank 1]

9 years ago #

haha so KOOL and Intelligent Creativity

Cookie Lee [PersonRank 9]

9 years ago #

"Newton himself often told the story that he was inspired to formulate his theory of gravitation by watching the fall of an apple from a tree."

What, the apple didn't hit him? XD

Zim [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

First, the new year's easter egg, and now this. JavaScript use in the homepage (and everywhere) is getting interesting!

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

doodlesource.com doesn't have it
doodlewatch.com only the apple

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

That's where it goes wrong when it is automated. I think you can do a better job by doing it yourself.

Franta H. [PersonRank 6]

9 years ago #

[put at-character here]Vegetable
Many people go to bing.com to look at today's beautiful picture. Google can't just show beautiful background picture too, so it tries to compete with this Bing's feature by more frequent Doodles.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

I think in the long run such animated logos would become very, very annoying if you're actually trying to search stuff... because it always slows you down as you're distracted by, say, a falling apple. (Already, I kind of would want that apple from falling for today!) If Google would restrict special doodles to say once per month and animations to say twice a year or whatever, it might be better, or at least, only have the animation start when you hover over the logo (which might be an indicator of interest).

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

Google can't beat gravity. Never.

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

The apple doesn't drop on all mobile browsers

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

it works on iphone

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

Doodlewatch still only shows the apple's, Doodlesource doesn't have the logo yet.

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

google increased the gravity
old (it dropped til Business Solutions):


i48.tinypic.com/5os7bs.jpg



new:


i46.tinypic.com/9toojp.gif

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

iPhone's Safari Mini: works
Nokia E Series internal browser: doesn't work
Opera Mini: not tested

Any other test results?

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

[put at-character here]hebbet, sorry I missed your iPhone answer...

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

New results – Opera Mini: works

Tested at google.co.cr/

The apple drops not to Soluciones Empresariales (Business Solutions)

yee [PersonRank 1]

9 years ago #

To keep this animated doodle, please click this link:

goog1e.co.nz/?g=955

[unlinked, just in case]

George R [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

Why did they omit the red "o"?
Did they want to emphasize the big "G" as the gravitational constant?

Alan [PersonRank 0]

9 years ago #

I thought it was a brilliant marketing stunt – Google showing a falling Apple on their homepage; two days before releasing the Nexus..

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