Step inside an extinct world brought back to life with Google Arts & Culture

Google Arts & Culture is inviting people to an interactive, dynamic and immersive discovery experience of the diversity and fragility of nature.

Opening today are a set of online exhibitions available at g.co/naturalhistory — a partnership between Google and some of the world’s most emblematic Natural History institutions — which will enable web users to discover Natural History treasures. The new collection uses state-of-the-art technology to give a new virtual life to extinct animals, and enables people to browse over a hundred fascinating stories related to the world’s most known fossils, and learn about plants, insects and minerals.

For this project, more than 50 leading natural history institutions from 16 countries — including the Smithsonian, London’s Natural History Museum and the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS) one of India’s top museums — created over a hundred interactive stories, sharing a total of 300,000 photos, videos and other documents online in collaboration with Google. The latest innovations in technology help bring the magic of these legendary venues to life, and give everyone a chance to reconnect with our evolution story and the richness of our planet.

 

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