Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Bible Study
Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:26 pm by Admin

» So far......
Wed Feb 15, 2017 2:58 pm by Admin

» DreamAbode partners Lagos state ministry of housing on ‘Rent to own” scheme in making more youths landlords
Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:08 am by Admin

» Photo of the week
Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:55 am by Admin

» Great movie soundtracks
Tue Nov 29, 2016 3:44 pm by Admin

» Cake designs
Tue Nov 22, 2016 6:44 pm by Admin

» youtube karaoke
Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:16 pm by Admin

» Oldies Oldies Oldies
Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:25 pm by Admin

» Christian music
Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:23 pm by Admin

Navigation
 Portal
 DiscussionForums
 FAQ
 
September 2017
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930

Calendar Calendar

Shopmotion



Asteroid 2012 DA14 Google Doodle Removed After Russian Meteor Shower Injuries

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Asteroid 2012 DA14 Google Doodle Removed After Russian Meteor Shower Injuries

Post  Admin on Sat Feb 16, 2013 11:12 am

Late last night some might have noticed a fun animation on the Google homepage. Thursday's Google Doodle of a Valentine's Day-themed Ferris Wheel had been replaced with an animated doodle of the Asteroid 2012 DA14. The second "G" in Google moved out of the way as the asteroid fell into the opening. Humorous and very cute, until overnight reports came in that a massive meteor shower in Russia had injured hundreds.
Google pulled the doodle after hearing that more than 500 people had been injured, most by broken glass.
"Out of respect for those injured in the extraordinary meteor shower in Russia earlier today, we have removed today's doodle from the Google homepage," a Google spokesperson told ABC News. "The doodle was created to mark Asteroid 2012 DA14 passing Earth."


The Asteroid 2012 DA14 is expected to pass 17,200 miles from Earth at 2:25 p.m. ET today. It is flying from south to north in a path that brings it closer than the geosynchronous satellites we use for communications and many weather observations. Most scientists said the Russian impact and the passing asteroid were not related. ABC News has spoken to astronomers who said they're pretty sure the asteroid -called 2012 DA14 - was solid, and not shedding pieces.

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/asteroid-2012-da14-google-doodle-removed-russian-meteor-171354708--abc-news-tech.html

Admin
Admin

Posts : 2061
Join date : 2008-07-18

http://lagosisland.forumotion.net

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum