You can have the best dinosaurs money can buy, but if the characters are underdeveloped, those dinosaurs don't mean anything. That's the lesson of the original Jurassic Park, Steven Spielberg's 1993 classic that spawned a host of sequels. Jurassic Park wowed audiences with it's dinos, but 25 years later, the film still holds up with its well-developed characters. Lessons From the Screenplay looks at how Jurassic Park was much more than just great special effects and action sequences.
Explaining quantum computing to your average person is hard. You'll definitely need an expert — and the expert has to be able to explain quantum computing in a way that's easily understood. Senior Manager of Quantum Research at IBM Dr. Talia Gershon is just that person. Not only does Dr. Gershon know her stuff, she has a natural gift for being able to break down tough concepts into bite-sized chunks. WIRED had Dr. Gershon explain quantum computing on five different levels, from a child to an educated professional.
Dave Matthews showed up solo to get behind the NPR desk. Armed with only an acoustic guitar and his signature voice, the DMB singer kicked things off with some material from the band's new album, followed up with a few classics. Come Tomorrow is available now.
One of the largest land carnivores ever to walk the Earth also had such small arms they might have been useless. With no T-Rexes around to study, the only thing to make guesses from are fossils, and there aren't too many of those around. PBS Eons looks at what we do and don't know about T-Rex and those funny little arms.