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Kenya launches nationwide airborne geophysical survey
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South Korea’s domestically built Nuri rocket successfully placed a...
Isro PSLV-C53 launch announced for June 30
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MapmyIndia joins hands with ISRO to boost 3D mapping
Homegrown navigation firm MapmyIndia on Friday said it has...

May 29th, 2012
Japanese Cell Phone to be Equipped with Radiation Detector with Mapping App

Major Japanese phone carrier Softbank is releasing a smartphone, the Pantone 5 107SH, this summer with a built-in radiation detector.  Softbank announced the phone on Tuesday at a launch event for new products. The company says a simple touch of the screen lets users measure the radiation around them in about 2 minutes. The phone has a specially designed chip that can detect gamma radiation in the air at doses of between 0.05 and 9.99 microsieverts per hour. The phone then uses its GPS to place readings on a map. Read More