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  1. What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypotheti…

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription What if is a non-fiction book that -as the name implies- gives answer to some absurd hypothetical questions. The book was fun to read until at some points it wasn't. The author is apparently a genius, I don't know how can he think in that way.

  2. Book Review: What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd

    Here is a book review of Randall Munroe's What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Questions. Overall, a great book. I recommend it.

  3. What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd

    AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! An NPR Best Book of 2022 "The questions throughout What If? 2 are equal parts brilliant, gross, and wonderfully absurd and the answers are thorough, deeply researched, and great fun. . . . Science isn't easy, but in Munroe's capable hands, it surely can be fun." — TIME The #1 New York Times bestselling author of What If? and How To answers more of ...

  4. Book Review: What If?

    This article was originally published with the title " What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions " in Scientific American Magazine Vol. 311 No. 3 (September 2014), p ...

  5. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

    "What If? is one of my Internet must-reads, and I look forward to each new installment, and always read it with delight." —Cory Doctorow, BoingBoing "Randall Munroe is a national treasure." —Phil Plait "For scientists, the price of progress is specialization. When the goal of any researcher is to lay claim to a tiny niche in a crowded discipline, it's hard for laypeople to find ...

  6. WHAT IF? 2

    Part biography, part science report, and part meditation on how the chaos that caused Miller's existential misery could also bring self-acceptance and a loving wife, this unique book is an ingenious celebration of diversity and the mysterious order that underlies all existence. A quirky wonder of a book. 7.

  7. What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd

    Editorial Reviews. Praise for What If? 2 "Delightful. . . Randall Munroe has made a career out of sharing his joy in science and engineering. . . . This book and its predecessor inspire us to believe that, even in a vast and mysterious universe, there's a lot we can figure out with nothing but a sharp pencil, come basic scientific knowledge and a vivid imagination."

  8. What If? 2 by Randall Munroe: 9780525537113

    This book and its predecessor inspire us to believe that, even in a vast and mysterious universe, there's a lot we can figure out with nothing but a sharp pencil, come basic scientific knowledge and a vivid imagination.". — The Wall Street Journal "The questions throughout What If? 2 are equal parts brilliant, gross, and wonderfully ...

  9. What If? (International Edition): Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd

    Randall Munroe is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller What If?, the science question-and-answer blog What If, and the popular webcomic xkcd. A former NASA roboticist, he left the agency in 2006 to draw comics on the Internet full-time, supporting himself through the sale of xkcd t-shirts, prints, posters, and books. He likes candlelight dinners and long walks on the beach.

  10. Book Review: 'What If' by Randall Munroe

    That laconic comedy is typical of the author's consistently fascinating and entertaining "What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions." Mr. Munroe is the artist behind ...

  11. What If?: Serious Scientific Answer to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

    are incredibly imaginative and diverse. From calculating the energy required to stop the Earth's rotation to determining the likelihood of finding a soul mate in a world with only 10,000 people, the book is a treasure trove of thought-provoking inquiries. Humor and Wit: Munroe's humor adds an extra layer of enjoyment to the book.

  12. 'What If? 2' Review: Serious Science Can Be Silly

    It was to teach students that even seemingly impossible questions can be answered (crudely, at least) by combining a bit of existing knowledge, some reasonable assumptions and a little arithmetic ...

  13. What If by Randall Munroe

    This book is a must have for all scientists and other curious minds. What If? - Serious Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe is exactly as the title and subtitle describes. Engineer Randall Munroe answers the absurd questions that he receives on his blog xkcd.com in an extensive, scientific way - and he does so in a ...

  14. What If? (book)

    What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions is a 2014 non-fiction book by Randall Munroe in which the author answers hypothetical science questions sent to him by readers of his webcomic, xkcd.The book contains a selection of questions and answers originally published on his blog What If?, along with several new ones. The book is divided into several dozen chapters ...

  15. What If Book Review : r/books

    What If Book Review. Truly, a book of nerd royalty. The book is Randall Munroe, the absolute king of nerds, answering absurd and ridiculous questions using math, science, and comics. One of the questions Munroe answers is "What if you were trying to hit a baseball pitched at 90% the speed of light.". Long story short, the ultra-fast ...

  16. Book Review: "What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd

    One of my favorite journeys is from the ridiculous to the sublime, and Randall Munroe's entertaining and interesting new book, What If: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions is filled with and defined by such journeys. You may recognize Munroe from the excellent and popular online cartoon, xkcd, which employs stick figures, witty framing, and science jokes in service of ...

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    Our review: Parents say: Not yet rated Rate book. Kids say: Not yet rated Rate book. This book celebrating creativity is itself wildly inventive and creative. Author Samantha Berger's rhyming text in What If… carries the reader through as if on a wave, and Mike Curato's colorful art, brimming with materials used in wildly inventive ways ...

  18. 'What If?

    - A Review of Randall Munroe's New Book One night, years ago, when I was complaining at dinner, one of my sons wordlessly got up from the table, walked out of the room, and a couple of minutes later returned with a piece of paper with a cartoon on it.

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  20. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

    From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd comes this hilarious and informative book of answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.. Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large and passionate following.

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