The National Science Foundation has launched two new multimedia-based mobile products that offer access to breaking science and engineering news along with engaging images and video from around the world.

Science360 Radio, available on the iPhone and iPad, focuses on the latest developments in scientific research, providing a variety of science topics with continuous audio programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from mainstream media outlets, colleges and universities, and more through mobile technology.

Science 360 for iPad provides easy access to engaging science and engineering images and video from around the globe and a news feed featuring breaking news from NSF-funded institutions. Content is either produced by NSF or gathered from scientists, colleges and universities, and NSF science and engineering centers.

Features include:

  • images from NSF-funded institutions available in high resolution for download to iPad
  • streaming video (WiFi or 3G connection required) on a wide range of topics
  • share images and videos on Facebook and Twitter or via email
  • pan through content in the unique 360 view or find content via keyword
  • save favorite images and video within the app