google celebrates nasa’s dart with a new easter egg

Google, NASA

After great anticipation, NASA’s DART spacecraft successfully crashed into asteroid Dimorphos on September 26th, 7:14 PM ET. And while we still don’t know the full results of this mission, Google Search is celebrating it with a new Easter Egg.

Open Google and search for “NASA DART.” Wait a few seconds, and you’ll see the DART spacecraft fly across your screen—it’ll also wreak some havoc on Google Search.

Your Google search could reveal something smashing! Search for “NASA DART” on @Google to see a demonstration of browser, uh, planetary defense. pic.twitter.com/ZuxtlgaLJ1

— NASA (@NASA) September 27, 2022

Over four million people tuned in to watch the DART impact, which was broadcasted live by NASA. It was an exciting event, with commentary from astronomers and a feed of NASA’s control room (where people seem to clap a lot).

The beginning of the broadcast showed Dimorphous as a small pixel in a sea of black. But as DART approached the asteroid (well, it’s technically the moon of an asteroid), it slowly grew in size. The moment that DART hit Dimorphous was bizarre and hilarious—check out the video.

Now, if you don’t mind, I need to decide which Google Easter Egg is my favorite. The DART spacecraft, the Prince of Bel-Air, or the weird Batman thing.

TECH NEWS RELATED

How To Factory Reset A Google Chromecast

Although Google Chromecast users account for a minority of all streaming devices out there, they’re some of the best streaming devices out there, largely because of their ability to convert a regular TV into a fully-fledged streaming device. Google Chromecasts are incredibly easy to set up, but as with other ...

View more: How To Factory Reset A Google Chromecast

25 Cool Google Tricks Every Geek Should Know (2023 Edition)

For many Internet users, Google is an integral part of life. We use the Google search engine almost on a daily basis to satisfy our unquenchable hunger for knowledge. So, it’s about time we take a break from that and look at some hidden Google tricks and easter eggs that ...

View more: 25 Cool Google Tricks Every Geek Should Know (2023 Edition)

Top 8 Ways to Fix Instagram Calls Not Working on Android

Instagram lets you connect with your favorite people over voice and video calls. Also, features like co-watching certainly make Instagram calls a lot more fun. However, all those cool features may be meaningless if Instagram calls stop working on your Android phone. Before you switch to another app and settle ...

View more: Top 8 Ways to Fix Instagram Calls Not Working on Android

Here’s How to Use the Free Google One VPN on Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro

Did you know that Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro devices come with free Google One VPN? Yes, it is one of the Pixel-exclusive features Google announced in October. However, don’t worry if your Pixel 7 or 7 Pro doesn’t have it yet. This feature is supposed to be ...

View more: Here’s How to Use the Free Google One VPN on Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro

WhatsApp Beta for iOS Spotted Testing Ability to Search Messages by Date; Android App Shows New Emojis

WhatsApp is working on 21 new emojis, which are currently under development.

View more: WhatsApp Beta for iOS Spotted Testing Ability to Search Messages by Date; Android App Shows New Emojis

A new leak of brand certificates give malware a free hand on Android

Google’s Android system has its pros and cons. One of its cons is that it is susceptible to malicious attacks due to its “open nature”. Presently, Google and its Android device partners have a serious problem. Hackers or other malicious forces have published the certificates of various hardware brands. This creates a ...

View more: A new leak of brand certificates give malware a free hand on Android

Android TV 13: An Update to Look Forward To?

Android TV 13 is ready for prime time. However, you can not just try it out right now. You will need to wait for it to officially release for your TV. Want to know why? The thing is, Android TV releases are different than the Android betas you get on ...

View more: Android TV 13: An Update to Look Forward To?

iPhone beats Android smartphones in China

The enormous expansion of the iPhone in recent months raises the possibility that Android’s dominance in the smartphone market in the world may back off. One in four mobile phones sold in China in October of this year were iPhones, according to CounterPoint‘s most recent research on the Chinese market. ...

View more: iPhone beats Android smartphones in China

Top 5 upgrades that Google is bringing to Android this Christmas

Google To Bring Secured RCS Group Chats in the Coming Weeks

Android 13 for TV Is Here with Improved Accessibility

Innovations in India are benefitting people globally: Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Check Out YouTube Music's Recap for 2022 Today

Galaxy S20 series gets Android 13 One UI 5.0 update in Samsung’s home turf

Nothing Phone (1) Android 13 Closed Beta Testing Begins Today, Open Beta Roll Out Will Begin in Two Weeks

Android phones and tablets are getting these great free feature upgrades

Google Pixel 7a renders just leaked – take a look at the next series of cheap Pixel

OnePlus Android phones suddenly look much more appealing

Galaxy M04 appears with one-year-old version of Android

Google, YouTube to invest $13.2 million to help fight misinformation

OTHER TECH NEWS

Top Car News Car News