Event Announcement: Our World, Our Data at MIT

Fresh on the heels of our 6th anniversary, we’re proud to announce that we’ll be co-hosting a conference at MIT next month.

Our World, Our Data:  Taking Collective Responsibility for Citizen and Environmental Sensing

We live in a world increasingly …

25-nation workshop in Trieste

Safecast has just wrapped up an intensive three-week workshop on citizen science for environmental measurement at the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy. The ICTP, which was founded in 1964 by the late Nobel Laureate Abdus Salam, …

I-131 DETECTED IN EUROPE. WHAT’S UP WITH THAT?

Above: Map showing locations and dates of atmospheric I-131 detections in Europe in early 2017, in µBq/m3 (Source: IRSN)

A routine press release last week regarding the recent detection of radioactive iodine at trace levels in Europe has set off …

SAFECAST paper included in JRP “most influential research” collection

We’re pleased to announce that our peer-reviewed research paper, “Safecast: successful citizen-science for radiation measurement and communication after Fukushima,” which was published in the prestigious Journal of Radiological Protection in June 2016, has been selected for the journal’s “Highlights of …