Sept. 29, 2021 Community Conversations
Interim Provost David Kotz ’86 and his guests are accepting questions now.
Pictures From Outer Space Reveal the Extent of Illegal Gold Mining in Peru
In a story about efforts to uncover illegal gold mining in Madre de Dios, Peru, Dartmouth’s David Lutz describes how his research combines commercial NASA satellite images from the past five years with algorithms to monitor mining activity.
‘Belonging Is Stronger Than Facts’: The Age of Misinformation
A story about “endemic misinformation” cites a new paper in which Dartmouth’s Brendan Nyhan poses the question, “Why are misperceptions about contentious issues in politics and science seemingly so persistent and difficult to correct?”