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What If?

Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

Randall Munroe

Randall Munroe left NASA in 2005 to start up his hugely popular site XKCD 'a web comic of romance, sarcasm, math and language' which offers a witty take on the world of science and geeks. It now has 600,000 to a million page hits daily. Every now and then, Munroe would get emails asking him to arbitrate a science debate. 'My friend and I were argui...
Publish Date
September 2
Goodreads rating
Munroe’s approach is a great way to learn about science.      source
Feb 16, 2019
Thoroughly enjoying Randell Munroe's (of @xkcdComic fame) book "What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions" - Funny and smartly written, and highly educational. With great illustrations of course.      source
The kids are obsessed with this. They can quote it from memory. They’ve learned probably more science from What If? than they have from their science class in the last two years.      source
Sep 25, 2019
Also, this was covered in the @xkcdComic book What If (great book).      source