Watch a Meteorite Go Across Your Screen in Space-themed Google Search Easter Egg

Google Search Easter Egg - meteorite

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If you’re a fan of astronomy or Google Search Easter Eggs in general, here’s one that ticks both boxes.

Google Search Meteorite Easter Egg

You can see a meteorite animation drop from the top of your screen when you type meteorite on the Google Search homepage. It lands on the lower left of your screen and shakes the screen upon impact to add to the immersion.

Google Search Easter Egg - meteorite

The Easter Egg also works when you type “Chicxulub” or “Chicxulub crater” in the search bar. Chicxulub is the phenomenon that marked one of the most catastrophic events in the Earth’s history around 66 million years ago. Yes, this is when an asteroid hit the sea offshore of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula.

The impact led to some 75% of animal and plant species being extinct.

Several organizations shared the Google Search Meteorite on social media. Among these include the European Space Agency and the Earth Shaker Philippines, a local youth-oriented science org.

Easter eggs are a fun way for site creators to make your experience even more exciting. Google enjoys creating these hidden gems in hopes that users discover them. Google’s Easter Eggs span across games, search terms, and knowledge panels.

Ram found his love and appreciation for writing in 2015 having started in the gaming and esports sphere for GG Network. He would then transition to focus more on the world of tech which has also began his journey into learning more about this world. That said though, he still has the mentality of "as long as it works" for his personal gadgets.

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