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What if?: serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions
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Published:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
xii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780544272996, 0544272994, 9780544272996 (hardback)

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-303).
Description
"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. Fans of xkcd ask Munroe a lot of strange questions. What if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90 percent the speed of light? How fast can you hit a speed bump while driving and live? If there was a robot apocalypse, how long would humanity last? In pursuit of answers, Munroe runs computer simulations, pores over stacks of declassified military research memos, solves differential equations, and consults with nuclear reactor operators. His responses are masterpieces of clarity and hilarity, complemented by signature xkcd comics. They often predict the complete annihilation of humankind, or at least a really big explosion. The book features new and never-before-answered questions, along with updated and expanded versions of the most popular answers from the xkcd website. What If? will be required reading for xkcd fans and anyone who loves to ponder the hypothetical. "--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Munroe, R. (2014). What if?: serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Munroe, Randall. 2014. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Munroe, Randall, What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Munroe, Randall. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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