Today’s Google doodle celebrates one of the most defining moments that is about to happen in scientific discovery. In what is considered as invaluable material in the field of science, NASA’s new Horizons probe will be flying by Pluto and sending some of the first pictures and data to Earth. Also Read - Google, Facebook make vaccination mandatory for employees returning to office
Google made this doodle, created by Kevin Laughlin, to honor the monumental journey of New Horizons. It took the probe 9 years and 3 billion miles to finally fly past Pluto. Also Read - Fake Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) Lite APK links going viral on the internet: How to spot them
The doodle is a cute little animation showing New Horizons swiftly flying by the little planet. Keeping the little details on mind, Google even integrated the little heart that was seen in the first image released by NASA last week. Also Read - Google's offline dinosaur game in new Olympics avatar: Here's how to can play
While Twitter is gushing about the big day and applauding Google for its gesture, astronomer Mark Showalter pointed out one minute wrong technicality with the doodle. In the image shared by NASA, the heart shaped figure pops up at the left. In the doodle, Google has mistakenly got the rotation of Pluto backwards, making the heart appear from right.
— Mark Showalter (@MarkRShowalter) July 14, 2015
Might be considered as a big error in the technical science of things, but with a cartoon doodle just honoring the feat, this little error can be easily ignored.