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Description

**Featured in The Atlantic, The New York Times, NPR, and more.**
Brilliant creates inspiring, interactive learning experiences for ages 10 through 110. Award-winning teachers, researchers, and professionals illuminate the soul of math, science, and computer science through fun, bite-sized problem solving explorations.

Whether you want to hone your quantitative skills, improve your knowledge of science and technology, be a smarter parent for your inquisitive kid, or simply stay sharp, Brilliant helps you grow as a curious and ambitious person.

Brilliant’s entertaining and educational course library is great for beginners, but also includes intermediate and advanced topics for professionals and lifelong learners.

Join over 6 million problem solvers on Brilliant, and...

1. FINISH YOUR DAY A LITTLE BIT SMARTER
Brilliant provokes your natural curiosity and guides you through an interactive exploration of concepts and principles. Learn in an informal way that fits into your busy life.

2. BECOME A BETTER PROBLEM SOLVER
Brilliant’s approach to learning is active, not passive. Through active problem solving, Brilliant helps you build your quantitative intuition. Learn frameworks for thinking and solving challenging problems, instead of memorizing formulas.

3. ENJOY NEW CHALLENGES EVERY WEEK
With free, curated weekly problems, you can gain timeless knowledge and flex applied problem solving skills in bite-sized sessions. Stay fresh and discuss your favorite solutions with an engaged community of lifelong learners.

SUBSCRIPTION PRICING AND TERMS

Brilliant offers two auto-renewing subscription options:
Brilliant Premium monthly: $19.99
Brilliant Premium annual: $94.99

These prices are for United States customers, and pricing may vary by location. Your Brilliant Premium subscription will automatically renew within 24 hours before the end of the current period at the price of the chosen subscription and your credit card will be charged through your iTunes account. Refunds will not be provided for the unused portion of the term. Any unused portion of a trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription. You can cancel your subscription (i.e. turn off automatic renewal) in the Account Settings section of your App Store or iTunes settings after you have made the purchase. The payments related section of your Terms of Use can be found here https://brilliant.org/terms-of-use/#tou-fees.

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You can review our privacy policy here (https://brilliant.org/privacy_policy/) and our terms of use here (https://brilliant.org/terms-of-use/) (the terms of use are better reading in our opinion).

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jun 19, 2015 (over 3 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 13 days, on average.

Dec 07
2018
(Current)
Version 3.2.6

Minor bug fixes and improvements

Nov 23
2018
Version 3.2.5

Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Nov 16
2018
Version 3.2.4

Several bug fixes.
Minor UI improvements.

Nov 07
2018
Version 3.2.3

Minor bug fixes.

Nov 03
2018
Version 3.2.2

- Think something could be better? It is now very easy to leave feedback in courses.
- Many bug fixes and UI improvements.

Oct 16
2018
Version 3.2.1

Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements

Sep 27
2018
Version 3.2

- Some secret new features which we'll be rolling out to members over the next few weeks.
- Other miscellaneous bug fixes.

Aug 30
2018
Version 3.1.9

- Fixed occasional startup crash
- Minor fixes and improvements

Aug 08
2018
Version 3.1.8

- Fixed a memory leak that eventually led to crashes
- Several minor bug fixes and improvements

Jul 21
2018
Version 3.1.7

- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jul 12
2018
Version 3.1.6

- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jul 06
2018
Version 3.1.5

- Two new courses: "Math Competition Fundamentals" and "Conics and Trigonometry"
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jul 03
2018
Version 3.1.4

- Fix a minor crash
- More minor fixes and improvements

Jul 02
2018
Version 3.1.3

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Jun 26
2018
Version 3.1.2

Fixes some issues with the app preview video.

Jun 23
2018
Version 3.1.1

New: initial support for ClassKit and assigning work through the Schoolwork.app system. Bring Brilliant into your classrooms and study groups with ease!

Fixed: a lot of little bugs.

Jun 15
2018
Version 3.1

New:
- Enjoy lovely, custom cinematic intros to each chapter to to give you a sense of what you'll learn by the end of the chapter.
- View all the quizzes in a chapter in a beautiful gallery and track your progress through the chapter and course.

Bugs:
- Fixed a lot of them ;)

--- What's Brilliant for iOS 3.0? ---

After months of work, we're proud to give you Brilliant for iOS 3.0! Here are the highlights:

- Interface: Brand-new UI paradigm for courses and practice, provides you context for where you are in the app, no matter what you're looking at. Everything in the app feels like it belongs together.
- Navigation: "Recommended" and "Recent" sections on the Courses tab, plus chapters to finish from the home tab.
- Performance: Overhauled problem rendering system, so problems load ~3x as fast.

Jun 11
2018
Version 3.0.4

v3.0.4:
- Fixed interactive visualizations that sometimes failed to load
- Other various fixes and improvements
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Here it is after months of work – Brilliant iOS v3.0! The highlights:
- Interface: Brand-new UI paradigm for courses and practice, provides you context for where you are in the app, no matter what you're looking at. Everything in the app feels like it belongs together.
- Navigation: "Recommended" and "Recent" sections on the Courses tab, plus chapters to finish from the home tab.
- Performance: Overhauled problem rendering system, so problems load ~3x as fast.

Plus: > 30 bug fixes.

May 24
2018
Version 3.0.3

v3.0.3:
- Fixed a crash that affected iPads in split-screen mode.
- Fixed a crash that affected iPhone Plus running iOS 10.
- Fixed an issue with the Topics tab sometimes redirecting to the Course tab when tapped.
- Other various fixes and improvements
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Here it is after months of work – Brilliant iOS v3.0! The highlights:

- Interface: Brand-new UI paradigm for courses and practice, provides you context for where you are in the app, no matter what you're looking at. Everything in the app feels like it belongs together.
- Navigation: "Recommended" and "Recent" sections on the Courses tab, plus chapters to finish from the home tab.
- Performance: Overhauled problem rendering system, so problems load ~3x as fast.

Plus: > 30 bug fixes.

May 18
2018
Version 3.0.2

v3.0.2: some fixes for bugs and rough edges from the v3.0 release.

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Here it is after months of work – Brilliant iOS v3.0! The highlights:

- Interface: Brand-new UI paradigm for courses and practice, provides you context for where you are in the app, no matter what you're looking at. Everything in the app feels like it belongs together.
- Navigation: "Recommended" and "Recent" sections on the Courses tab, plus chapters to finish from the home tab.
- Performance: Overhauled problem rendering system, so problems load ~3x as fast.

Plus: > 30 bug fixes.

May 15
2018
Version 3.0.1

Here it is after months of work – Brilliant iOS v3.0! The highlights:

- Interface: Brand-new UI paradigm for courses and practice, provides you context for where you are in the app, no matter what you're looking at. Everything in the app feels like it belongs together.
- Navigation: "Recommended" and "Recent" sections on the Courses tab, plus chapters to finish from the home tab.
- Performance: Overhauled problem rendering system, so problems load ~3x as fast.

Plus: > 30 bug fixes.

May 14
2018
Version 3.0

-Improvements here and there

Nov 16
2017
Version 2.1.9

- Fix issue preventing some of the community problems from working properly.
- Fix occasional crash when browsing web content within the app.
- Minor tweaks to the visual aspect of problems/quizzes

Nov 09
2017
Version 2.1.8

- Fixed (a new) issue where quizzes were not completing successfully.
- Fixed code blocks on interstitial panes.
- Several more minor bugfixes.

Oct 05
2017
Version 2.1.7

- Fix for quizzes sometimes not completing properly.

Sep 22
2017
Version 2.1.6

Fixes a number of pesky bugs. Also, you can share wiki pages now!

Aug 30
2017
Version 2.1.5

Fixes a number of bugs:

- Fixed an issue where failed quizzes sometimes looked like they were cleared successfully.
- Navigation in the "Courses" tab will now be saved and restored when relaunching the app.
- Problems of the Week now have a dedicated section in the Stats tab.
- Several other minor bug fixes and enhancements, including improved handling of password reset emails.

Aug 08
2017
Version 2.1.4

Several minor bug fixes and improvements.

Aug 02
2017
Version 2.1.3

Dynamic Type support for problem and solution content – now you should be able to see everything a little big more clearly. Also fixes a number of bugs especially the nasty one related to resetting your password. Happy problem solving!

Jul 30
2017
Version 2.1.2

Fixes a crash on devices running iOS 9.

Jul 26
2017
Version 2.1.1

- Fixed a crash when selecting a week on the Problems of the Week tab
- Fixed a crash when attempting to share a problem on iPad
- Other minor improvements and bug fixes

Jul 14
2017
Version 2.1

* Purpose-made iPad UI for drilling down into courses and topics, and more beautiful layout of problems and quizzes.

* 8 new courses for students, hobbyists, and professionals:
** Machine Learning - Humans are amazing at finding patterns – but what happens when there are hundreds of different variables to keep track of? Machine learning swoops in where humans fail.
** Gravitational Physics - Here we lay out Newton's law of gravity and crack open the universe of consequences that spring from it. On the journey we'll come to understand planetary phenomena likes tides and atmospheres, the rich geometry of heavenly bodies and their motion, and the engineering considerations of space travel.

And 6 more: Logic, Calculus Done Right, Number Theory, Classical Mechanics, CS Fundamentals, CS Algorithms

Jun 28
2017
Version 2.0.4

Took care of a few bugs here and there:

- Fixed text and images being cutoff on some devices
- Fixed multiple choice question answers being too small on iPad
- Fixed email links not opening up in the app as expected

Jun 22
2017
Version 2.0.3

Several bug fixes (especially related to opening external links in the app) and performance improvements.

Jun 06
2017
Version 2.0.2

In v2.0.2 – less bugs and smoother scrolling.

May 17
2017
Version 2.0.1

Fixed a few bugs we had in in 2.0 release.

What was in v2.0?
New: the app is better organized and has a new Featured section with links to our learning principles and more!

Have fun and feel free to send feedback to ios@brilliant.org – we read it all!

May 15
2017
Version 2.0

New: the app is better organized and has a new Featured section with links to our learning principles and more.

Have fun and feel free to send feedback to ios@brilliant.org – we read it all!

May 08
2017
Version 1.10.5

Bug fixes related to Google login.

May 01
2017
Version 1.10.4

Sometimes, it is as simple as "bug fixes and performance improvements".

Apr 03
2017
Version 1.10.3

Fixes a number of smaller bugs with offline mode and caching, which many of you use without knowing it ;).

Mar 27
2017
Version 1.10.2

This release brings a ton of behind the scenes improvements. You should be able to use Brilliant on slower and flakier internet connections and everything should feel a bit faster. Please enjoy!

Mar 06
2017
Version 1.10.1

As the version number implies, this fixes a number of bugs in v1.10.0. We hope you enjoy!

Feb 23
2017
Version 1.10

Problems of the day has been replaced with... Problems of the Week! Enjoy three carefully selected sets of five problems across the disciplines that are the same for everyone on Brilliant. Read and post novel solutions with tens of thousands of others around the world.

In addition, please also enjoy many bug fixes.

Feb 09
2017
Version 1.9.10

Bug fixes

Feb 07
2017
Version 1.9.9

Bug fixes and coupons!

Jan 19
2017
Version 1.9.8

Fixed a crashing bug that some of you ran in to, according to our logs. Sorry about that!

Jan 16
2017
Version 1.9.7

This version introduces significantly improved networking to make almost everything in the app faster. It also brings mini-introductions to each exploration and a bunch of another improvements.

Jan 06
2017
Version 1.9.6

While not the most exciting message, it is true: this version has bug fixes and performance improvements.

Jan 02
2017
Version 1.9.5

Bug fixes and some changes to solution discussions.

Dec 20
2016
Version 1.9.4

It used to be called Brilliant Squared, now it is called Brilliant Premium -- it is still the best value on the App Store.

Also, v1.9.4 makes zooming images a better and squashes a few bugs that we found over the last week or two.

Dec 13
2016
Version 1.9.3

Bug fixes of the subtle sort and an enhancement which, if you notice, means we messed something up.

Dec 10
2016
Version 1.9.2

Tap on images to pan and zoom like it's 2008! Plus a lot of smaller improvements and bug fixes.

Nov 17
2016
Version 1.9.1

A few minor bugfixes.

Nov 15
2016
Version 1.9.0

New: ability to preview entire Explorations in addition to individual chapters.
Fixed: numerous bugs, including a nasty one that prevented some multiple choice options from being rendered legibly.

Nov 03
2016
Version 1.8.7

Fixed a lot of little navigation and problem solving details.

Oct 28
2016
Version 1.8.6

A few minor bug fixes.

Oct 22
2016
Version 1.8.5

New: Learn a little more about Explorations before you dive in.
Fixed: quite a few bugs!

Oct 08
2016
Version 1.8.4

Bug fixes and updated stats tab!

Oct 05
2016
Version 1.8.3

Overhauled the quiz status indicators to make more sense and many more minor bug fixes.

Sep 30
2016
Version 1.8.2

Improve a few navigation details and fix a number of bugs sneaking around in the app.

Sep 23
2016
Version 1.8.1

Bug fixes and minor improvements.

Sep 13
2016
Version 1.8.0

Explorations have arrived!

We analyzed hundreds of millions of problem tries by Brilliant users (and consulted our own taste!) and built these collections (which we're calling "Explorations) for your entertainment and education. Explore the knowledge and problem-solving techniques used in the real world.

Have fun!

Aug 06
2016
Version 1.7.1

Colors, joy and bug fixes

Jul 30
2016
Version 1.7.0

Brand new Community tab!
Brand new For You tab!

And of course -- bug fixes.

Jul 25
2016
Version 1.6.11

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Jul 18
2016
Version 1.6.10

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Jun 28
2016
Version 1.6.9

Fix a nasty bug that crashed the app for some users when advancing from one quiz to the next.

Jun 24
2016
Version 1.6.8

New: see recent chapters you've been working on and get back to them quickly.
New: see your current levels in any topic on the stats tab.

Bonus: squished many bugs related to navigating the topics tab and beyond.

Jun 16
2016
Version 1.6.7

Bug fixes and performance improvements. Enjoy!

Jun 09
2016
Version 1.6.6

Fixes a number of bugs.

Jun 03
2016
Version 1.6.5

Much better topic section!

Jun 01
2016
Version 1.6.4

Fixes a critical bug in signup experience.

May 27
2016
Version 1.6.3

The topics tab is getting more and more colorful!

May 25
2016
Version 1.6.2

New chapters!
1Password integration!
Bug fixes, huzzah!

May 13
2016
Version 1.6.1

Fixes a number of bugs that were causing slow load times and fixed that annoying stats tab icon (should have been filled in a long time ago!)

Apr 26
2016
Version 1.6.0

New and significantly improved search. As usual, we found and fixed some bugs as well.

Apr 06
2016
Version 1.5.0

A new stats tab! In addition, a number of bug fixes.

Mar 04
2016
Version 1.4.2

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

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