Portal to the Universe
By European Southern Observatory (ESO)
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
Access a universe of knowledge about the Universe with the Portal to the Universe app! Designed in a magazine style, this free app brings the latest scientific breakthroughs gathered from hundreds of news and blog sources every day. It’s never been easier to be well informed about the latest space news.
If you wish to test how much cosmic knowledge the new, lighter and slimmer iPad can access at any point in spacetime, this is the app for you! The Portal to the Universe aggregates news, blogs, video podcasts, audio podcasts, images, videos and more from hundreds of sources.
The free application allows users to:
- find out in real time what’s new and exciting in astronomy and space exploration
- access the Portal to the Universe offline
- search for articles on the Portal to the Universe
The Portal to the Universe is a project sponsored by the European Southern Observatory (ESO), the International Astronomical Union and the European Space Agency (ESA). The Portal to the Universe App is an open source app designed and developed by ESO with Víctor R. Ruiz (linotipo.es). The project coordinator is Lars Holm Nielsen (ESO).
What's New in Version 2.0
iPad support! This version comes with a special interface for the iPad to access the Portal to the Universe. The Portal to the Universe application is now compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
- Category: Education
- Updated: 28 March 2011
- Version: 2.0
- Size: 7.2 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: ESO European Southern Observatory
- © European Southern Observatory (ESO) & Víctor R. Ruiz
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.