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10 Cool iPad Apps From Uncle Sam

The federal government has embraced mobile applications with enthusiasm, creating dozens of iPhone and Android smartphone apps. More recently, agencies have begun developing iPad apps. These 10 stand out for their visual appeal and functionality.
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NASA Visualization Explorer presents gorgeous graphics and animations of geological and astronomical processes, including weather, climate, auroras, and the formation of deserts. One animation traces the development of Hurricane Irene in August, while another shows the waxing and waning of Antarctic sea ice.

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