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January 17th, 2013
Sensors Strapped to Kites Search for Clues in Beijing’s Dirty Air

In light of recent news about air quality in Beijing, we thought it was a good opportunity to repost a great video from our partner site ChinaFile. This video, entitled Stars in the Haze, follows the story of FLOAT, a project developed by U.S. graduate students Xiaowei Wang and Deren Guler to monitor Beijing’s air quality. It offers a unique look at how the common Beijing practice of kite flying can be used to easily monitor the city’s air quality. Read More