Archiv für den Monat Januar 2016

Who invented the Mechanical Television? John Baird Logie

Who invented the mechanical television is the latest question Google asked in the recent Google Doodle. They publish a video the celebrate the 90th birthday of the invention of the mechanical television. Very funny cause Google published exactly the same Google Doodle on March 25th, 2016. So tell me Google when is the date of the invention of mechanical television?

On March 25th 1925 John Logie Baird gave the first public demonstration.

On January 26th he demonstrated the transmission of image of a face in motion.

So: Who invented the mechanical television?


Wilbur Scoville – Wilbur Scovilles 151st birthday

There is a Google Doodle published on 22nd January of 2016. The interactive Google Doodle is about Wilbur Scoville. Google celebrates the 151st birthday of Wilbur Soville with the Google Doodle. Scoville became famous for the Scoville Organoleptic Test. The test is kown as Scoville Scale, today. He got two prizes for his scale. Wilbur Scoville was born on 1/22/1865 and died on thze 10th March of 1942. Happy birthday Wilbur Scoville!

Charles Perrault Google Doodle

Charles Perrault was a French author. He was a member of the Académie française,  the pre-eminent French council for matters pertaining to the French language.
He is one of the founder of the literary genre „fairy tale“.
He wrote best known fairy tales like „Little Red Riding Hood“, „Cinderella“, „Puss in Boots“, „The Sleeping Beauty“ and „Bluebeard“.
The Brothers Grimm were influenced by Charles Perraults stories almost 200 years after publishing them.

Charles Perrault was born as the seventh child of Piere Perrault and Paquette Le Clerc in Paris  1/12/1628.
Charles Perrault was elected to the Académie française in 1671.

Perrault was an influential person in the 17th-century French literary scene. Perrault died at the age of 75 on 05/16/1703.


What is the mountain of the butterflies

There is a Google Doodle pulsihed about what is the mountain of the butterflies. The Doodle is published on January 9th on several Google homepages.

Google celebrates the 41st anniversary of the discovery of the mountain of the butterflies. This discovery is one of the greatest natural history discoveries of our time.

The Google Doodle for this anniversary shows several butterflies in different sizes.