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What if? 2 : additional serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions  Cover Image Book Book

What if? 2 : additional serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions / Randall Munroe.

Munroe, Randall, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525537113
  • ISBN: 0525537112
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"The #1 New York Times-bestselling author of What If? and How To provides his best answers yet to the weirdest questions you never thought to ask The millions of people around the world who read and loved What If? still have questions, and those questions are getting stranger. Thank goodness xkcd creator Randall Munroe is here to help. Planning to ride a fire pole from the moon back to Earth? The hardest part is sticking the landing. Hoping to cool the atmosphere by opening everyone's freezer door at the same time? Maybe it's time for a brief introduction to thermodynamics. Want to know what would happen if you rode a helicopter blade, built a billion-story building, made a lava lamp out of lava, or jumped on a geyser as it erupted? Okay, if you insist. Before you go on a cosmic road trip, feed the residents of New York City to a T. rex, or fill every church with bananas, be sure to consult this practical guide for impractical ideas. Unfazed by absurdity, Randall consults the latest research on everything from swing-set physics to airplane-catapult design to clearly and concisely answer his readers' questions. As he consistently demonstrates, you can learn a lot from examining how the world might work in very specific extreme circumstances. Filled with bonkers science, boundless curiosity, and Randall's signature stick-figure comics, What If? 2 is sure to be another instant classic adored by inquisitive readers of all ages"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Science > Miscellanea.

Available copies

  • 10 of 20 copies available at Bibliomation.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bridgeport Public Library. (Show preferred library)

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  • 2 current holds with 20 total copies.
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Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport Adult On Order (Text) acq1211332 Acquisitions On order -
Bethel Public Library NEW 500 MUN (Text) 34030147227919 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Brookfield Library 500/MUNROE (Text) 34029150697786 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Douglas Library of Hebron 500 MUN (Text) 33400150657735 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 12/06/2022
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe On Order (Text) acq1209235 Acquisitions On order -
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven 500 MUN (Text) 31953154043684 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck YA 500 MUN (Text) 34027151122747 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 11/22/2022
Jonathan Trumbull Library - Lebanon 500 MUN (Text) 33430152321394 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding YNF 500 Munroe (Text) 33620153620931 Teen New Nonfiction Available -
Milford Public Library 500 M (Text) 34013150768565 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 12/03/2022
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