The recent tragic events in Japan have reminded us how dangerous the nuclear power could be. Of course, we need this technology to power up our countries at this point. Keeping up with the latest news in Japan can be quite time consuming with all the noise in the background. But these 5 apps can help you get a better sense for this disaster:
Japan Crisis HD: provides you with the latest information on the developments in that region of the world. It can calculate your personal annual average dose too.
World’s nuclear power stations: have you ever wondered if there are any nuclear reactors close to your area? This app can show you this information easily.
Japan Radiation Map: tracks Geiger counter readings in Japan. Useful tool if you want to find out more about the developments in Japan.
iGeiger for iPhone: a rate-meter program that uses your microphone to detect the clicks from your geiger counter.
Nuclear Radiation for iPad: don’t know too much about the nuclear power and want to become more informed on this topic? This application has you covered.
Nobody knows how long it will take Japan to get back to where it was. But there is no reason not to get informed on the nuclear technology and its risks. The above applications can help you do just that.