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Safecast Moves Open Radiation Data Movement Forward

The Journal of Radiological Protection has published a peer reviewed Scientific Article by Safecast members  on the success of Citizen Science in providing radiation data during and after the Fukushima Daiichi reactor melt downs. Safecast is also expanding its project by …

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The Bomb – Buzz about North Korea and the importance of Sensor Data

Just when you think progress is being made, things can go backwards real fast. Fifty years of work to advance nuclear arms control seems set back to the stone age recently – but the stones being thrown around are getting …

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Alpha Radiation – Why it’s important to be able to detect it

All the safety books tell us that alpha radiation is 20 times more damaging than gamma and x radiation. Radiation detectors that don’t have an alpha capability are much less expensive. Is it worth taking a risk to save money? …

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