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Rhett Allain is an American associate professor of physics at Southeastern Louisiana University and the author of the Wired magazine science blog Dot Physics. He received his Ph.D. from North Carolina State University in 2001 and works in the field of physics education research.
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How to Invent Everything
A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler
Ryan North - Sep 18, 2018
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What would you do if a time machine hurled you thousands of years into the past. . . and then broke? How would you survive? Could you improve on humanity's original timeline? And how hard would it be to domesticate a giant wombat? With this book as your guide, you'll survive--and thrive--in any period in Earth's history. Bestselling author and time...
Rhett Allain
Apr 29, 2021
Seriously, the book is fun and interesting.      source
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What If?
Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
Randall Munroe - Sep 02, 2014
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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...
Rhett Allain
Sep 25, 2019
Also, this was covered in the @xkcdComic book What If (great book).      source