The pilot of Curiosity: The Making of a Scientist, a new documentary series that takes viewers into the lives and labs of scientists, follows former University of Chicago Department of Physics graduate student Nathan Earnest-Noble as he researches quantum computing in the lab of Associate Professor David Schuster.
Produced by the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering’s STAGE lab, Curiosity features intimate, documentary-style short films created by an interdisciplinary team of science and arts students and professional filmmakers at the University of Chicago. The docuseries intends to explore the nature of curiosity and its role in the world of science. The pilot episode, “Superposition,” will be available online on June 25 at noon and 8 p.m. and followed by interactive panel discussions, featuring the cast and contributors. Attendees can register through Eventbrite.