Scientists Use Geographic Profiling to Reveal Banksy’s True Identity

Using a technique called “geographic profiling”—which is mostly used to catch serial criminals—scientists at Queen Mary University of London claim to have discovered the true identity of the infamous street artist Banksy. After building a geoprofile from the locations of 140 of Bansky’s suspected artworks, the team was able to pinpoint different “hot spots” all strongly linked to one individual: Robin Gunningham, the person previously outed as Banksy back in 2008. Read more about the investigation at The Independent.