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Old 11-16-2009, 02:03 PM
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Talking NASA Scientist Creates First Tricorder




Using an iPhone, sensor chip and programming, a NASA scientist creates a limited tricorder to sense trace amounts of certain gasses.

Jing Li and his team at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffet Field, California, used a silicon-sensing chip in micro-board with sixty-four nanosectors.

The device can detect even trace amounts of ammonia, methane and chlorine gas in the air. It can communicate the results to other iPhone or to a computer.
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Old 11-16-2009, 02:14 PM
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Old 11-16-2009, 03:06 PM
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Brilliant, if developed this modified I-Phone could have a lot of the functions we see regularly on trek.
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The device can detect even trace amounts of ammonia, methane and chlorine gas in the air. It can communicate the results to other iPhone or to a computer.
So it can tell you how lethal a fart is.
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