Tyrannosaurus rex skeletons — how do they emerge from the Upper Cretaceous period to end up in natural-history museums and private collections? Zachary Crockett talks with Nathan Myhrvold and other experts as he digs for answers.
In this captivating podcast episode, renowned entrepreneur and visionary Nathan Myhrvold takes us on a fascinating journey through his extraordinary life. From his groundbreaking contributions at Microsoft, where he played a key role in shaping the tech giant's success, to his unexpected foray into the world of cooking as a renowned chef and culinary innovator, Myhrvold's insatiable curiosity is revealed as the driving force behind his remarkable achievements. Delving even further into his diverse interests, Myhrvold shares his passion for paleontology and the thrilling adventures that led him to become an esteemed dinosaur enthusiast. Prepare to be inspired by the boundless curiosity that unlocked Myhrvold's fortune across multiple domains.
Stephen tells the 180-million-year story of dinosaurs, traveling back in time via amazing computer-generated worlds. In this episode he encounters the Diplodocus and the Allosaurus.
HOW fast dinosaurs grew up may not sound a subject that matters much to the modern world. But perhaps it does, for it may illuminate a wider problem: sloppiness in scientific procedures.
Nathan Myhrvold, CEO of Bellevue-based Intellectual Ventures and former chief technology officer at Microsoft Corp., believes that past research into dinosaurs' growth rates is flawed.
A dinosaur hobbyist who made his name as a Microsoft multimillionaire published a scientific paper on Monday alleging “serious errors and irregularities” in dinosaur research involving some of the world’s top paleontologists.
Nathan Myhrvold met Jack Horner on the set of the “Jurassic Park” sequel in 1996. Horner is an eminent paleontologist, and was a consultant on the movie. Myhrvold was there because he really likes dinosaurs. Between takes, the two men got to talking, and Horner asked Myhrvold if he was interested in funding dinosaur expeditions.