Happy Birthday, Jules Verne: Google Celebrates with Interactive Doodle

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Today’s Google doodle heads 20,000 leagues under the sea.

To celebrate author Jules Verne’s 183rd birthday, Google has created an interactive Google doodle that takes users under the sea. Just pull the lever up and down and side to side to get “undersea” views from Verne’s famed Nautilus submarine. Plus, users who have devices with built-in accelerometers can just tilt their Google displays to see a change in scenery.

(More on TIME.com: See pictures of Google doodles)

Born in 1828, the French author wrote classics like Around the World in Eighty Days, Journey to the Center of the Earth and, naturally, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. His works often predicted future technological marvels like skyscrapers and helicopters. He died in 1905 after developing diabetes.

See video of Google’s tribute below.


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