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  • What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
  • Randall Munroe
  • English
  • 28 October 2018
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What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

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About the Author: Randall Munroe

Randall Munroe is the author of the popular webcomic xkcd and the science uestion and answer blog What If 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 supporting himself through the sale of xkcd t shirts prints posters and books He likes candlelight dinners and long walks on the beach Very long walks Lots of people say they like long walks on the beach but then they get out on the beach and after just an hour or two they say they re getting tired Bring a tent He lives in Massachusetts