Introducing Solarcast

What is SOLARCAST?
Safecast has gained a tremendous amount of experience since starting our citizen-based environmental monitoring program in March, 2011. The learning curve has often been steep, but always rewarding. Conceived and designed primarily by OG Safecaster Ray Ozzie, …

Safecast X Shuttleworth

As some will already know the Shuttleworth Foundation has been a gracious supporter of Safecast and helped make our recent 4 year anniversary event possible. As one of their Fellows I’ve been fortunate to get to meet with and work …

Monitoring Fallout Decay

One of the great utilities of the Safecast project is the ability to collect and analyze environmental data on an unprecedented scale. As Safecast passes the two year mark with collecting radiation data in Japan it is now possible to …

The bGeigie Nano Kit


The biggest limitation Safecast has faced in collecting data is the limited availability of our workhorse device, the bGeigie. The design works great, but it’s expensive (each one costs us about $1000) and time consuming (building one can take an …