The Geek Atlas Companion

1.0 13 Jul 2010

Go to the places where science made history.

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The Geek Atlas Companion...Go to the places where science made history.

** Specially priced for a limited time **

Visit 128 destinations around the world where scientific breakthroughs occurred-or are happening now. This app helps you discover the secrets of Foucault's pendulum in Paris, the world's largest science museum in Munich, and many more unique locations. You get fascinating, detailed information about the science and the people at each place, plus GPS coordinates, maps, photo galleries, and educational quizzes.

Based on O'Reilly's popular book, The Geek Atlas, this app lets you zero in on sites that have real scientific, mathematical, or technological interest-organized geographically by country (and by state within the U.S.). Keep a travel log about each location you visit and upload your own photos.

Plan a trip with The Geek Atlas Companion App today and make your own discoveries. Destinations include:

* Bletchley Park in the UK, where the Enigma code was broken
* The Alan Turing Memorial in Manchester, England
* The Horn Antenna in New Jersey, where the Big Bang theory was confirmed
* The National Cryptologic Museum in Fort Meade, Maryland
* The Trinity Test Site in New Mexico, where the first atomic bomb was exploded
* The Joint Genome Institute in Walnut Creek, California
* And 122 more intriguing and scientifically rich locations

Check out the book and ebook at http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596523213

About the Author

John Graham-Cumming is a wandering programmer who's lived in the UK, the U.S., and France. He's worked for a succession of technology startups, wrote the POPFile email program, and has contributed articles to The Guardian, Dr. Dobb's Journal, and Linux Magazine.

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Compatible with iPhone and iPod touch. Requires iOS 4.0 or later

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Downloads
255
Version Downloads
254
Type
Home Personal / Travel
License
Commercial
Date
13 Jul 2010
Platform
iOS
Price
$2.99