This is clone of the 'Portal to the Universe' app for iPhone
The original application has been designed and developed by Víctor R. Ruiz (@vrruiz, linotipo.es), with contributions from Lars Holm Nielsen (ESO).
You can find the original source code here:
The application reads RSS feeds from the portaltotheuniverse.org site. It stores the posts' summaries on the device, for offline reading. The feeds are:
featured news, which highlight stories from news sites featured blog posts selected posts from the astronomy blogosphere and featured podcasts
Finally, the search feature uses the Google Custom Search Engine API.