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Ferdinand Monoyer's 181st Birthday: Know about the inventor of 'eye test'

Ferdinand Monoyer's 181st Birthday: Know about the inventor of 'eye test'

Ferdinand, born on 9 May 1836, is known for introducing the dioptre - the unit of measure of the optical power of a lens - in 1872. 

Google Doodle honours French ophthalmologist Ferdinand Monoyer’s 181st birthday

Google Doodle honours French ophthalmologist Ferdinand Monoyer’s 181st birthday

Google has showed a doodle to honour the French ophthalmologist Ferdinand Monoyer’s 181st birth anniversary. 

Google Doodle marks Cassini's first 'Grand Finale'  of Saturn mission

Google Doodle marks Cassini's first 'Grand Finale' of Saturn mission

As the Cassini spacecraft starts its first dive through the narrow gap between Saturn and its rings on Wednesday, Google has marked the occasion with an animated Doodle.

NASA's Cassini begins 'Grand Finale' at Saturn: Google commemorates milestone with a doodle

NASA's Cassini begins 'Grand Finale' at Saturn: Google commemorates milestone with a doodle

As Cassini enters its final phase called the 'Grand Finale' on Saturn mission, Google is celebrating the 20-year journey of the spacecraft with a doodle on its homepage.

Google doodle honours Kannada superstar Rajkumar on his birth anniversary

Google doodle honours Kannada superstar Rajkumar on his birth anniversary

Google on Monday honoured late Kannada superstar Rajkumar on the occasion of his 88th birth anniversary and paid a tribute to him with a special doodle which features the veteran actor staring at audiences from a movie screen.

 

Google celebrates Kannada superstar Rajkumar's 88th birth anniversary

Google celebrates Kannada superstar Rajkumar's 88th birth anniversary

Born in 1929 as Ambrish Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Muthuraju, he was renamed Rajkumar for his on screen avatar.

Earth Day: Google gives out an important message through its latest doodle!

Earth Day: Google gives out an important message through its latest doodle!

With its doodle, Google has tried to guide us on ways we can play our roles as caretakers of the environment, which in turn will also help protect the Earth.  

Google Doodle honours famous Indian artist Jamini Roy

Google Doodle honours famous Indian artist Jamini Roy

One of the most significant early artists in India, Jamini Roy portrayed rural scenario, ordinary people, animals and folk cults of the time and place.

'Flash mob' colours Google's Holi Doodle

'Flash mob' colours Google's Holi Doodle

Google on Monday celebrated with a special animated Doodle showing a `flash mob` spraying a young onlooker with vibrant colours.
 

Google doodle celebrates International Women's Day

Google doodle celebrates International Women's Day

With eight slide shows, the doodle reminded of the female pioneers and their vast contributions in multiple fields - from arts to science.

Google celebrates NASA's new exoplanet discovery with delightful doodle!

Google celebrates NASA's new exoplanet discovery with delightful doodle!

The rare late-day, special doodle shows planet Earth looking through NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and spotting the star and the seven Earth-like planets.

Google Doodle marks India's 68th Republic Day

Google Doodle marks India's 68th Republic Day

Google showed a stadium full of people amid a sea of tricolour decking up the arena.

Google Doodle pays tribute to Savitribai Jyotirao Phule on her 186th birth anniversary

Google Doodle pays tribute to Savitribai Jyotirao Phule on her 186th birth anniversary

Phule, India`s 19th century social reformer was among the country`s first to speak up for the rights of women.

Google Doodle marks 340th anniversary of Ole Rømer's determination of the speed of light

Google Doodle marks 340th anniversary of Ole Rømer's determination of the speed of light

340 years ago, on December 7, 1676, Danish astronomer called Ole Romer determined the speed of light by observing the planet Jupiter eclipsing its moon Io 140 times. 

Google's Doodle tribute to Louisa May Alcott on 184th birthday

Google's Doodle tribute to Louisa May Alcott on 184th birthday

Google Doodle pays tribute to "Little Women" creator Louisa May Alcott to mark her 184th birthday.

Amid date confusion, Google celebrates 18th birthday with Doodle

Amid date confusion, Google celebrates 18th birthday with Doodle

As Google celebrated its 18th birthday with an animated, festive-balloon Doodle on Tuesday, there were some confusion regarding the date as the search engine giant has celebrated its birthday on other days in the month of September in the past.

Google honours Munshi Premchand with a doodle on the writer's 136th birthday

Google honours Munshi Premchand with a doodle on the writer's 136th birthday

It's Munshi Premchand's 136th birthday and internet search giant Google has honoured the noted writer with a doodle to mark the occasion.

Google honours legendary singer Mukesh with a doodle on 93rd birth anniversary

Google honours legendary singer Mukesh with a doodle on 93rd birth anniversary

Internet giant Google honoured the legendary playback singer Mukesh with a beautiful doodle on his 93rd birth anniversary on Friday. 

Juno in Jupiter: Google celebrates orbit insertion with interactive doodle! - See pic

Juno in Jupiter: Google celebrates orbit insertion with interactive doodle! - See pic

Merely minutes after NASA's Juno spacecraft's successful entry into Jupiter's orbit was confirmed, internet search giant Google sent in their wishes to NASA by way of their trademark doodle!

Google pays musical tribute to Bollywood legend RD Burman on his 77th birth anniversary! - See pic

Google pays musical tribute to Bollywood legend RD Burman on his 77th birth anniversary! - See pic

Today, 27th June, 2016, marks his 77th birth anniversary and search engine giant Google, not one to forget, has adorned its homepage with its trademark doodle, as a tribute to the late maestro.