ICONS - T. rex: The King of Time

The Tyrannosaurus rex on display at the American Museum of Natural History has been the tyrant lizard king of the public imagination for 100 years. T. rex has inspired Hollywood and pop culture from its first days on exhibit and still continues to awe millions of visitors each year. Legendary book designer Chip Kidd tells the story of how the Museum’s T. rex specimen, AMNH 5027, came to grace the cover of Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park, and Provost of Science Mike Novacek guides us through the history of this dinosaur icon.