Back In Time for iPhone

On April 9, 2012, in Apps, iOS, iPad, iPad 2, iPhone, iPod Touch, Review, by Mark Greentree

Back In Time
App Developer: LANDKA
Version Reviewed: 1.2
License: US$4.99 for iPhone

In November 2011, I reviewed the iPad version of Back In Time. It was one of the most informative and beautiful apps I have ever had the chance to review.

Back In Time delivers history like you have never seen before. By placing the history of everything in the known universe within a 24 hour period users are able to navigate through mere minutes in time that represent thousands of years of evolution.

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Back In Time iPad
App Review

On November 22, 2011, in Apps, iPad, Review, by Mark Greentree

Back In Time
App Developer: LANDKA
Version Reviewed: 1.1
License: US$7.99 for iPad only

Imagine the universe started 24 hours ago…

Back In Time will take you all the way back to the Big Bang and lead you through the formation of the Solar System, Jurassic period, the commencement of human evolution, and deliver us to the present day.

This app is unique in the way it presents what many would regard as general knowledge topics into a very concise and easy to follow process. People at all ages yearning to know more about the genesis of our universe and corresponding procession through time will be thoroughly engrossed with this app.

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Exoplanet for iOS

On November 3, 2011, in Apps, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Review, by David M. Acklam

App Developer: Hanno Rein
Version Reviewed: 5.6
License: Free (US $0.99 without ads). Universal app compatible with all iOS 3.1.3 or later devices.

As a member of the front end of the “baby boomers” I can still remember learning that our sun was just an average star and we were one of nine planets orbiting it. I also learned that our Milky Way was one of several hundred billion galaxies that made up our known universe, each containing hundreds of billions of stars. That begged the question: if our star had planets then should the rest of the stars have planets too? It seemed like the obvious answer was yes, but until the end of the twentieth century, the question remained unanswered. Due to the advancement of technology, astronomers have confirmed the existence of nearly 700 planets orbiting around nearby stars in our own galaxy and have currently identified over 600 additional possible planets; and the number continues to grow.

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