Prosecutors could have composed a technocratic document intelligible only to other criminal law insiders when indicting Donald Trump in the documents case; they did much more. Read from CU law expert Derek Kiernan-Johnson on The Conversation.
Deadly traffic incidents have declined in most developed countries in recent years, but in the U.S., both motor vehicle and pedestrian fatalities are becoming more common. Read more from Professor Kevin Krizek on The Conversation.
Overwintering fires are becoming increasingly common in boreal forests. Smoldering through the winter and reigniting in the early spring, these “zombie fires” contribute to an earlier and longer fire season. Read more from INSTAAR expert Merritt Turetsky and others on The Conversation.
Twitter’s move on July 1 to limit the number of tweets users can see in a day was the latest in a series of decisions that has spurred millions of users to sign up with alternative microblogging platforms. Read more from CU Boulder’s Casey Fiesler on The Conversation.
CU Boulder expert Christophe Spaenjers answers Theo, age 8, In this Curious Kids installment of The Conversation, explaining why certain collectibles can become valuable as well as how they can lose worth. Read more.
Jurors recently delivered a guilty verdict for the gunman who killed 11 worshippers in Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue—the deadliest antisemitic attack in U.S. history. Tree of Life has almost become shorthand for the tragedy, yet it highlights a symbol from the Bible that has transformed over time. CU scholar Sam Boyd discusses on The Conversation.
Cloud seeding—spraying materials into clouds to increase precipitation—has been around for nearly 80 years. But only recently have scientists been able to measure how effective it really is. CU’s Katja Friedrich lends expertise on The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Social media provides both a forum for communication and a public signal about what a bank’s customers believe. That means Twitter can facilitate coordination in real-time. CU expert Tony Cookson shares in The Conversation's Research Brief series.
AI is poised to reshape parts of U.S. culture and society, but have tech developments raced ahead of our ability to understand the consequences? Here are four essential reads from The Conversation archives.