Scientific American & FSG Release iPad App

Scientific American and Farrar, Straus and Giroux have teamed up to release a new interactive iPad app.

The app called, Journey to the Exoplanets, is an in-depth look at exoplanets. It is also the first from a new imprint from the sister publications. Digital agency Brandwidth developed the app.

Here is more from the press release: “Journey to the Exoplanets is a hands-on introduction to the distant planets that continue to be discovered outside our Solar System. This app features more than one hundred images by award-winning illustrator Ron Miller. It contains original text from Scientific American Art Contributor Ed Bell with essays and audio clips from Scientific American staff, planetary scientists and experts in the field including Caleb Scharf and Lawrence Krauss.” It also includes a foreword and video from Mariette DiChristina, the Editor-in-Chief of Scientific American.

The app will be available in iTunes for $9.99 beginning tomorrow.