Measuring radiation in Japan - 'Safecast the largest citizen science project to date'
After the earthquake and resulting nuclear disaster in Japan, Safecast founders saw a need for more radiation data than what was available. Using their own DIY geiger counters, they have sucessfully built a radiation sensor network using static and mobile sensors around Japan. The data is free and available to everyone. The project's organizations welcome the public to participate. Read the full article here.