bGeigie at the International Aero-Gammaspectrometry Campaign 2015

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Above:  bGeigie Nano in front of the Czech team’s Mi-17 helicopter 

Note: Safecast is fortunate to have a small group of very active volunteers in the Czech Republic. The Safecast radiation map has a lot of data from the Czech

Drive of the Month: Semipalatinsk Test Site

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Chagan was a Soviet underground nuclear test conducted at the Semipalatinsk Test Site on January 15, 1965. t left a huge lake-filled crater.

Chagan was a Soviet underground nuclear test conducted at the Semipalatinsk Test Site on January 15, 1965. It left a huge lake-filled crater.

Radiation levels surveyed at Lake Chagan are among the highest in the Safecast radiation database.

A Safecast …

bGeigie Nano Workshop in Taipei, Nov. 14-15, 2015

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Joe Moross advising participants at an earlier Nano workshop in Taipei, in Oct. 2014. 

FabCafe Taipei will host its third bGeigie Nano workshop in Taipei on Saturday, November 14. Last years’s workshop, led by Safecaster Joe Moross, was a huge …

More droid trouble

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Above: 77 new realtime radiation monitors made by JB Japan Brand were installed in Fukushima in March 2015 and taken offline weeks later. This unit, in front of Odaka Station in Minamisoma, has an “under maintenance ” notice posted on

Upcoming bGeigie Nano workshop in Taipei

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FabCafe Taipei will host its second bGeigie Nano workshop in Taipei on Saturday, May 30. Last years’s workshop, led by Safecaster Joe Moross, was a huge success, and Joe will be there again this time to guide participants through the …

Upcoming bGeigie Nano Workshop in Tokyo

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We’re pleased to announce an upcoming bGeigie Nano workshop in Tokyo during Golden Week, so you can build your own bGeigie mobile radiation detector and take it on your Golden Week holiday travels around Japan or the world!

The bGeigie …

The Safecast Report

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We’re pleased to announce the first release of the SAFECAST REPORT.

The report serves two functions. One, it gives an update on the SAFECAST PROJECT itself, what we’ve been up to and have accomplished, and what we expect to be …

HELLO BIKINI !

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Dr. Buesseler with his nano on the beach at Bikini.

Above: Dr. Buesseler on the beach at Bikini.

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We recently got some unique uploads from Bikini and Enewetak Atolls, courtesy of Dr. Ken Buesseler, of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).
Dr. Buesseler is a leading oceanographer studying the spread …