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Dinosaur iPhone App From AMNH

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Introducing the first official iPhone app from the American Museum of Natural History, DINOSAURS: American Museum of Natural History Collections. This app lets paleontologists of all ages explore the Museum’s famous fossil halls in depth.


DINOSAURS: American Museum of Natural History Collections contains more than 800 images from the Museum’s archive, woven together to create a striking image of the world’s most famous dinosaur, the Tyrannosaurus rex.

Double-tap or pinch to zoom into the mosaic and inspect individual photos. Tap the info button to flip the photos and read fascinating information about the science and personalities of the Museum’s world-renowned fossil collection (betcha didn’t know that rocks have personalities, did you?): each interactive photograph includes information of where the fossil was found and the paleontologist who uncovered it.

Download the free iPhone app here!

Comments

  1. #1 MadScientist
    February 3, 2010

    I can just imagine Ken Ham retaliating with his own – the CRAPP (CReation APP) which shows what good buddies jesus was with the dinosaurs.

  2. #2 "GrrlScientist"
    February 3, 2010

    heh! do i sense a video satire coming out soon … ?

  3. #3 Erin
    February 3, 2010

    Now all we need is a prehistoric creature encyclopedia that includes specimens from EVERY museum.
    This sounds pretty nifty though, as is.

  4. #4 Glendon Mellow
    February 16, 2010

    Have you checked out the Audobon bird watching guide apps? Fantastic! They have the birdsongs and noises recorded as well as the usual photos and info. Had a great time with my nephew listening to chickadees call back to my iTouch.

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