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About Nathan

Nathan Myhrvold is often referred to as a visionary technology and business leader. Here you will find links to his scientific research papers, photo essays, memos and contributed articles as well as profiles and articles
detailing his various
business and
personal pursuits.

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Featured Essay

Strategic Terrorism: A Call to Action

Nathan Myhrvold discusses strategic terrorism and the gap between what preparations are necessary and what is actually being done. The goal of this essay is to present the case for making the needed changes before a significant catastrophe, the likes of which we've never seen, occurs.

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Current Projects

Modernist Cuisine
Revisiting the Estimation of Dinosaur Growth Rates

Recent Interview

A Simple Guide to NEOWISE Data Problems

In a paper recently submitted paper recently submitted to a scientific journal and posted as a preprint on arXiv, I pointed out a number of weaknesses in results previously published — and widely cited — from the NEOWISE asteroid mission. In this guide, I show how anyone can examine the data themselves and spot the most critical errors. It’s a great example of how scientific debates that seem complicated sometimes come down to really simple issues.

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Featured Photo Essays

Lions: Africa’s Magnificent Predators
Panoramas and Photo Technology from Iceland and Greenland
Penguins!