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What If?2 - Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

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Informationen zum Autor Randall Munroe is the creator of the webcomic xkcd and bestselling author of What If?, Thing Explainer and xkcd: Volume 0 . Randall was born in Easton, Pennsylvania, and grew up outside Richmond, Virginia. After studying physics at Christopher Newport University, he got a job building robots at NASA Langley Research Center. In 2006 he left NASA to draw comics on the internet full time, and has since been nominated for a Hugo Award three times. The International Astronomical Union recently named an asteroid after him: asteroid 4942 Munroe is big enough to cause mass extinction if it ever hits a planet like Earth. Klappentext From the creator of the wildly popular, and bestseller What If?, even more hilarious and informative answers to questions you probably never thought to ask. Filled with bonkers science, boundless curiosity, and Randall's signature stick-figure comics, WHAT IF?2 is sure to be another classic adored by inquisitive readers of all ages. Vorwort From the creator of the wildly popular, and the Sunday Times bestseller What If?, even more hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask. Zusammenfassung 'Nerd royalty' Ben Goldacre 'Laugh-out-loud funny' Bill Gates 'Totally brilliant' Tim Harford WHAT IF you still had so many more strange questions about the universe? And WHAT IF Randall Munroe, former NASA roboticist and xkcd creator, were prepared to move mountains, fill the solar system with soup and alter the space-time continuum to answer them? Whether it's how to make a lava lamp out of lava or feeding the inhabitants of New York to a T. Rex, welcome to the weird, wonderful (and sometimes terrifying) world of WHAT IF? 2

Product details

Authors Randall Munroe
Publisher John Murray
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 14.09.2023
EAN 9781399811149
ISBN 978-1-399-81114-9
No. of pages 354
Dimensions 129 mm x 197 mm x 22 mm
Subjects Natural sciences, medicine, IT, technology > Natural sciences (general)

SCIENCE / Physics / General, SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical, HUMOR / Form / Comic Strips & Cartoons, Humour, Cartoons & comic strips, Strip cartoons

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