The 7 Best Science Apps for iPhone and Android

In this article, we have both brought together the best science apps and the best science news apps for those who want to make the branch of science they are interested in a part of their daily life. 

The Best Science Apps


Price: Free

The NASA app where you can explore the latest images, videos, mission information, news, exclusive stories, tweets, NASA TV, podcasts and featured content, you can also find and view  the International Space Station, other NASA missions in orbit around the Earth and the brightest stars in the sky, with its augmented reality feature. In the NASA app, one of the most popular science apps, you can also save images to your phone and easily share them with your friends on social media.

NASA on the App Store

NASA on Google Play


Price: $2.99

WolframAlpha is a very useful and instructive app that gives you access to the full power of the computational knowledge engine, using its vast collection of algorithms and data from dozens of fields such as chemistry, physics, astronomy and mathematics to calculate answers and generate reports for you.

WolframAlpha on the App Store

WolframAlpha on Google Play

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HİPER Scientific Calculator

Price: Free

Only available on Google Play, HİPER Scientific Calculator is one of the best science apps with over 25 million app installs and 100,000 five-star ratings. With up to 100 digits of significand and 9 digit exponent, the popular app can detect repeating decimals and numbers can be entered as fractions or converted to fractions. In HİPER, which offers different layouts for different screens, there are dozens of different functions such as advanced number operations such as random numbers, combinations, permutations, fixed point, scientific and engineering display format, more than 90 physical constants and trigonometric and hyperbolic functions.

HİPER Scientific Calculator

GLOBE Observer

Price: Free

GLOBE Observer, another app from NASA, allows users to make regular observations of the Earth’s cloud cover and compare them to NASA satellite observations. GLOBE Observer, which includes different capabilities such as GLOBE Mosquito Habitat Mapper, GLOBE Land Cover and GLOBE Trees, is actually an app developed for the GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) community.

GLOBE Observer on the App Store

GLOBE Observer on Google Play

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Price: Free / $24.99 per month / $119.99 per year

Claiming to create interactive learning experiences for all age groups, Brilliant includes over 60 courses designed by award-winning teachers and researchers, covering everything from the basics of algebra, geometry, and physics to cutting-edge topics like artificial intelligence and neural networks.

Brilliant on the App Store

Brilliant on Google Play

The Best Science News Apps

In this section, for those who want to follow the latest news about different branches of science, we have brought together the best science news apps.

Science News Daily

Hundreds of latest science news and science articles are added daily to the popular app. There is a Science Dictionary and Science Facts section in the app to learn a word you do not know in the articles and news belonging to the category of science you have chosen. In Science News Daily, one of the best science news apps, you can follow the latest news and articles from space to technology, from physics to biology.

Science News Daily on the App Store

Science News Daily on Google Play


In the TED app, which includes thousands of Talks videos made by experts in tens of different categories, you can also follow the videos about the latest developments in the field of science.

TED on the App Store

TED on Google Play

Written by Sophie Blake


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