GoogleShortly after the announcement was made by NASA that they had found evidence of flowing water on the surface of the red planet, Google posted a Mars-themed Doodle to mark the major discovery.

A quote from Google’s Doodle blog:  “Today’s news stirred us like a long, cool drink in the blistering heat.”

The post continues to say that the Doodle team was compelled to honor such an exciting discovery.  The news of water on the surface of Mars brings the implications of possible life beyond Earth.

Here’s the Google Mars Doodle in all of its animated glory:

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The logo is currently being displayed as of this posting across the glob.  If  you click on the image on the Google homepage, it’ll link you to a search for