Alpha, Beta, Gamma

The sensors we’re using are very sensitive and pick up Apha, Beta and Gamma radiation which is different for some equipment and published readings which sometimes eliminate Alpha all together, or focus specifically on high energy Gamma. We’ve created some …

First Safecast mobile recon

Last week a team from Keio University took one of our geiger counters for a drive. That was a test run for our slightly more elaborate set up, the first test of which happened this weekend. Rather than taping the …

RDTN is now Safecast

We’re excited to announce that effective immediately we’re rebranding this project as Safecast. You may recall that this site was conceived and launched in only about 3 days. Since then the scope and goals have grown considerably and we decided …

Radiation infographic

This graphic is helpful in understanding much about radiation. …

First RDTN sensor deployed

Yesterday Pieter gave out a probe set to Dave Kell. Dave is a volunteer driver and is going to go into the area north of Ichinoseki this weekend for 3 days to deliver relief goods for 2nd Harvest, American Club …