Animated Google Logo for Newton’s Birthday

Written by Amit Agarwal on Jul 19, 2012

Newton AppleIssac Newton was sitting under an apple tree, an apple fell on his head and that inspired Newton to develop his theory of gravity.

Google Logo Animated
Google Logo Animated for Newton’s Birthday

Today is the 366th birthday of Sir Isaac Newton and Google is celebrating it with an interesting logo on their homepage.

This is probably the first Google Doodle that’s animated but they haven’t used Flash or GIF animation for this logo – it’s a simple JavaScript.

Also see: How to Record Animated GIFs

<img width="384" height="138" border="0" onload=";setTimeout(function(){var h=0,v=1,f=document.getElementById('fall'),i=setInterval(function(){if(f){var r=parseInt(,b=parseInt(;'px';'px';if(b>-210){v+=2}else{h=(v>9)?v*0.1:0;v*=(v>9)?-0.3:0}}},25);google.rein&&google.rein.push(function(){clearInterval(i);h=0;v=1})},2000)" style="margin-top: -1.22em;" id="logo" title="Birthday of Sir Isaac Newton" alt="Birthday of Sir Isaac Newton" src="/logos/newton10-tree.jpg"/>

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