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The iSPEX animation is online

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Click on the titel of this message to watch the animated movie that we used during our presentation at the finals of the Academic Yearprize

iSPEX winner Academische Jaarprijs 2012!

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Prijsuitreiking AJP finale

The iSPEX-project ‘Measure Particular Matter with Your Smartphone’ has won the Academische Jaarprijs and thereby an amount of 100.000 euros. In an exciting final in the Leidse Stadsgehoorzaal, the iSPEX team beat the other two teams from Groningen. With the awarded prize we can realize our plan to stage the greatest Dutch citizen science project… Read more »

Andre Kuipers is in!

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Fantastische ruimtevaart toepassing: @ispexnl, fijnstof meten met je smartphone. Stemmen kan op #Academische jaarprijs — AndrĂ© Kuipers (@astro_andre) oktober 24, 2012

iSPEX on Vroege Vogels Radio

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Sunday Oktober 21, between 8 en 10 am the radio program Vroege Vogels broadcasted an interview with members of the iSPEX team on Radio1. In this interview, Martijn Smit and Frans Snik explain why iSPEX is an important experiment that needs your support. Click here to listen to the (Dutch only) interview.

Vote for iSPEX from our website

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  Mijn stem voor de Labyrint Publieksprijs gaat naar: The text on the top says: My vote for the Labyrint Public Award goes to: Select your favourite project (preferably Team iSPEX). Press the Stem (= vote) button Thank you for your help! The vote above concerns the “Labyrint Public Award”. It is part of the… Read more »

Prototype of the final iSPEX design

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We already anounced the final design earlier, and artist impressions are shown on this site. With proud, we show you the pictures of the prototype of the final design. This time, no artist impressions but actual 3D-printed, real iSPEX iPhone add-ons. We will produce 10.000 add-ons of this design, if we win the Academische Jaarprijs… Read more »

Voting for iSPEX is possible today

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You can vote now for the Labyrint public-award. Of course, we ask you to vote for the iSPEX project. Vote here! Labyrint wil devote one TV episode to the winning project.  

iSPEX in NRC and NRC-next

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Last Friday, two Dutch national newspapers, NRC and NRC-Next published an article on iSPEX. Hester van Santen writes an extensive report on the advantages of the use of this smartphone add-on for aerosol research. NRC-Next_20120928_iSPEX NRC_20120928_iSPEX

Asthma foundation is a new iSPEX partner

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The inhalation of air containing aerosols has large effects on public health. The smallest particles will get deeply into the lungs and tend to stick there. This makes the Asthma Foundation (Astmafonds, soon to be Longfonds) a logical partner in our quest for the detection of aerosols. Of the 10,000 iSPEX add-ons we intend to… Read more »