Journey to the Exoplanets iPad app (preview)
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Added: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 02:50:54 UTC
Explore the mysterious planets outside our Solar System in this new immersive iPad app from Scientific American and Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Journey to the Exoplanets is a groundbreaking hands-on introduction to the distant planets that continue to be discovered outside our Solar System. This app lets you:
VIEW OVER ONE HUNDRED STUNNING IMAGES: All the incredible artwork of renowned, Hugo-award-winning illustrator Ron Miller
VISIT THE SURFACES OF EXOPLANETS: Use your iPad's accelerometer or gyroscope control to get a panoramic look around an exoplanet's surface, as if you are really there.
PLANET BUILDER: Create your own exoplanet with the 3D Planet Builder feature.
FILTERING STARLIGHT: See how different types of stars change the appearance of plants on exoplanets with the Filtering Starlight feature.
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