Butterflies, Chaos Theory, Jurassic Park, and a Nobel Prize in Physics

How are a 20th century meteorologist, a 1993 Stephen Spielberg movie, and the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics connected?

Seemingly small actions can profoundly connect past and future. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

In 2018 I wrote about chaotic and complex systems in my book Films from the Future: The Technology and Morality of Sci-Fi Movies. The book uses science…