Today’s Special

Google Doodle: The Diary Of A Young Girl By Anne Frank Completes 75 Years

Today’s Google Doodle is dedicated to the publication of The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank. It has been 75 years since the diary was first published. The diary contains moments from her life and it has been an inspiration for many plays and films.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Anne Frank was a Jewish Holocaust victim and wartime diarist
• She wrote a diary while hiding behind a bookcase
• The diary is full of her routine little battles that every adolescent has to go through
• Her father Otto got the diary published in 1947

Who Was Anne Frank?

google doodle Anne Frank Diary

Born on 12 June 1929 to Edith (mother) and Otto Heinrich Frank (father) in Frankfurt, Germany, Anne Frank was a victim of the Jewish Holocaust in 1942. After Adolf Hitler-led Nazi Party gained power in Germany, her family moved to Amsterdam, the Netherlands in 1934. But they have to take shelter in concealed rooms behind a bookcase in a building where Otto worked as persecution increased in 1942. They remain in the concealed rooms until their arrest by the Gestapo (Nazi secret police) in 1944. The Franks were then sent … Read the rest

Tata Group Buying 300 Narrowbody Aircraft From This Company

Tata group-owned Air India Ltd. is in the talks with Boeing for 300 narrowbody jets. If the deal is finalized, it will be one of the largest aircraft deals in history and a coup for Boeing as well.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Air India Ltd. considering buying 300 737 Max aircraft from Boeing in the largest aircraft deal ever
• Tata group is also talking with Airbus for Airbus SE’s A320neo
• The company could buy a mix of both aircraft or choose one

Which Aircraft Is Air India Ltd. Considering?

Ever since Tata group bought Air India Ltd. in the most high-profile privatization under PM Narendra Modi, it has been trying to increase its share in the Indian aviation industry. It is a premium group with lucrative landing slots at most major airports but it is facing tough competition from foreign airlines including Middle East carriers that provide non-stop services to India.

Earlier Bloomberg reported that the Tata group is close to finalizing a deal of Airbus A350 long-range jets capable of flying as far as the US West coast from New Delhi. But an official revealed on condition of anonymity … Read the rest

Google Doodle: 140th Birth Anniversary Of Romanian Physicist Ștefania Mărăcineanu

Today’s Google Doodle is a tribute to Ștefania Mărăcineanu, the Romanian physicist and pioneer in the discovery and research of radioactivity. Born on 18 June 1882 in Bucharest, today is her 140th birthday and Google wants people to know about her contribution to science.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Ștefania Mărăcineanu established the link between earthquakes and rainfall
• She worked on polonium, an element that Curie discovered
• She founded the first laboratory in Romania for the study of radioactivity
• Academy of Sciences of Romania recognized her work in 1936

Early Life

Not much is known about her early life. She graduated in physics and chemistry in 1910. She taught science at the Central School for Girls in Bucharest. While teaching, she earned a scholarship from the Romanian Ministry of Science and decided to pursue graduate research at the Radium Institute in Paris.

Romanian Physicist Ștefania Mărăcineanu

Research Work

At the radium institute, she worked under the direction of physicist Marie Curie. She did her Ph.D. thesis on polonium, an element discovered by Curie. While working on the half-life of polonium, she noticed that the half-life was dependent on the metal type polonium was placed … Read the rest

World Food Safety Day 2022: History, Theme, Significance

June 7 is observed as World Food Safety Day to educate and aware people especially marginalized communities about foodborne diseases and their health hazards. The day is marked to increase awareness about risks associated with unsafe food and the value of hygiene in daily life.

HIGHLIGHTS

• UN declared June 7 as World Food Safety Day
• It is observed to raise awareness about foodborne diseases
• World Food Safety Day is jointly observed by the WHO and FAO

World Food Safety Day History

On 20 December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously agreed to observe June 7 as World Food Safety Day. The objective behind this resolution was to celebrate the health benefits of hygienic food. The WHO and Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations jointly celebrate World Food Safety Day.

World Food Safety Day 2022 Theme

World Food Safety Day 2022

Safer Food, Better Health is the theme of World Food Safety Day 2022. Food safety and good hygiene are necessary for community health, economic prosperity, sustainable development, and growth in agriculture and tourism. Practicing good hygiene keeps infectious foodborne diseases at bay. The objective of celebrating World Food … Read the rest

Who is Angelo Moriondo’s Whose Birthday Google Is Celebrating Today?

Today’s Google Doodle is a tribute to Angelo Moriondo, inventor of the first known espresso coffee machine. And Google recalls his contribution to make coffee popular throughout the world on his 171st birth anniversary.

HIGHLIGHTS

Google celebrates birthday of maker of the first espresso coffee machine
Angelo Moriondo invented the first espresso machine in 1884
He belonged to a family of entrepreneurs
Olivia When created the Doodle with a GIF of the espresso machine

Google Doodle Of The First Espresso Machine

The Doodle features three pictures. The first picture from the left is the first known espresso machine. The GIF shows coffee dripping in a cup. The second picture is the advanced version of the first machine that can brew coffee faster. The third picture is of the latest machine that can pour coffee in multiple cups.

Who Was Angelo Moriondo?

Angelo Moriondo

Born on 6 June 1851 in Turin, Italy, Angelo Moriondo’s family was always brewing new ideas or projects. His grandfather founded a liquor production company that was managed by his father. Moriondo launched a popular chocolate company with his cousin brother Gariglio and named it “Moriondo and Gariglio”.

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What Google Wants You To Know About Satyendra Nath Bose With Its Doodle?

Today’s Google Doodle is a tribute to the great Indian physicist Satyendra Nath Bose who discovered quantum mechanics in the early 1920. Later on 4 June 1924, Bose sent his quantum formulations to the German scientist Albert Einstein who recognized quantum mechanics as a significant discovery in the field of physics and mathematics.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Google Doodle celebrates the 98th anniversary of quantum mechanics
• It is a tribute to Satyendra Nath Bose who discovered quantum mechanics
• Bose made the discovery in 1920 and sent it to Einstein in 1924
• Einstein recognized the discovery of quantum mechanics as a big leap in science

Satyendra Nath Bose In The Pages Of History

Born In 1894 in Kolkata, Bose was a meritorious student throughout his academic career. He received his early education in Hindu School in Calcutta and went to Presidency College for higher studies. And he received the highest marks in each institution. As a student, Bose developed an interest in varied fields including physics, chemistry, biology, mineralogy, mathematics, philosophy, arts, literature, and music. After completing his studies, Bose even worked as a lecturer in the physics department of … Read the rest