In the wake of Coronavirus pandemic, Google doodle featured an interactive throwback game, Scoville to entertain people. The new game is part of the latest series that tech-giant launched last week as it has been sharing throwback games that people can “Stay and play at home”.
Google has honoured Wilbur Scoville and was first published on January 22, 2016 to celebrate the pharmacist and researcher’s 151st birthday.
Born in US in 1865, Wilbur Scoville is acclaimed for his Organoleptic test which he invented in 1912 while working at the Parke-Davis pharmaceutical company.
Scoville is an ice-cream and pepper fighting game wherein you are required to throw balls of ice-cream at the animated peppers.
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The page said, “Before Wilbur Scoville, however, no one knew how to measure a pepper’s “heat”. The doodle team thought his work in this field-and the development of his eponymous Scoville Scale-deserved some recognition. “
Since last week, Google doodle featured different throwback games every day for people.
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