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Munroe, Randall

Overview
Works: 29 works in 149 publications in 18 languages and 6,134 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  FAQs  Trivia and miscellanea  Readers (Publications)  Black humor  Maps  Illustrated works  Humor 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Randall Munroe
What if? : serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions by Randall Munroe( Book )

71 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 2,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative 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 an enormous, dedicated following, as do his deeply researched answers to his fans' strangest questions. The queries he receives range from merely odd to downright diabolical: What if I took a swim in a spent-nuclear-fuel pool? Could you build a jetpack using downward-firing machine guns? What if a Richter 15 earthquake hit New York City? Are fire tornadoes possible? His responses are masterpieces of clarity and wit, gleefully and accurately explaining everything from the relativistic effects of a baseball pitched at near the speed of light to the many horrible ways you could die while building a periodic table out of all the actual elements. The book features new and never-before-answered questions, along with the most popular answers from the xkcd website. What If? is an informative feast for xkcd fans and anyone who loves to ponder the hypothetical
Thing explainer : complicated stuff in simple words by Randall Munroe( Book )

25 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The creator of the webcomic "xkcd" uses line drawings and just ten hundred common words to provide simple explanations for how things work, including microwaves, bridges, tectonic plates, the solar system, the periodic table, helicopters, and other essential concepts
What if? : serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions by Randall Munroe( Recording )

19 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
xkcd : volume 0 by Randall Munroe( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents personal selections and fan favorites from the online comic
Wat als? : serieuze wetenschappelijke antwoorden op absurde hypothetische vragen by Randall Munroe( Book )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Dutch and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dinge-Erklärer - Thing Explainer : Komplizierte Sachen in einfachen Worten by Randall Munroe( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auf jeweils ein bis 2 Seiten erklärt der Comiczeichner und ehemalige Roboteringenieur der NASA in kurzen Sätzen mit den 1.000 gebräuchlichsten Wörtern und durch großformatige, detailreiche Zeichnungen, wie technische Einrichtungen, Alltagsgeräte und naturwissenschaftliche Phänomene funktionieren
Wat als? : serieuze wetenschappelijke antwoorden op absurde hypothetische vragen by Randall Munroe( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Dutch and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if? Was wäre wenn? : Wirklich wissenschaftliche Antworten auf absurde hypothetische Fragen by Randall Munroe( )

2 editions published in 2015 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antworten auf Fragen, die Sie sich wahrscheinlich noch nie gestellt haben Wenn xkcd.com einen neuen Science Cartoon postet, vibriert das Internet. Sein Blog "what if", auf dem der Physiker Randall Munroe jede Woche bizarre Fragen mit exakter Wissenschaft und genialen Strichmännchen beantwortet, ist Kult. Wie lange würde es dauern, bis wir merken würden, dass sich der Erdumfang verändert? ° Hätten wir genug Energie, um die ganze Weltbevölkerung von der Erde wegzubefördern? ° Wann (wenn überhaupt) wird Facebook mehr Profile von Toten als von Lebenden enthalten? ° Wenn man eine zufällige Nummer wählt und "Gesundheit!" sagt, wie hoch ist die Wahrscheinlichkeit, dass der Angerufene tatsächlich gerade geniest hat? (Laufzeit: 7h 33)
Hvad nu hvis? : alvorlige videnskabelige svar på absurde hypotetiske spørgsmål by Randall Munroe( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Danish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hva hvis? seriøse vitenskapelige svar på absurde hypotetiske spørsmål by Randall Munroe( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in Norwegian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Har du noen gang lurt på hvor mye fysisk plass Internett opptar? Eller hvor fort man kan treffe en fartsdump med bil og overleve? Eller hvor mange Lego-brikker som må til for å bygge en bro fra New York til London som tåler biltrafikk? I «Hva hvis» gir Randall Munroe, mannen bak det populære nettstedet xkcd.com, deg svarene på en rekke hypotetiske spørsmål. Han har samlet grundige matematiske, vitenskapelige og filosofiske svar på en mengder av hypotetiske spørsmål. Ikke alle svarene har åpenbar nytteverdi, men gjennom sine besvarelser formidler Munroe et vell av fascinerende kunnskaper fra en rekke fagfelt. Boken byr på en kombinasjon av opplysning, grundig vitenskapelighet og raus humor
Tłumacz rzeczy : złożone sprawy w prostych słowach by Randall Munroe( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wan wu jie shi zhe : Fu za shi wu de ji jian shuo ming shu = Thing explainer by Randall Munroe( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu yong xiao xue sheng dou neng dong de wen zi he da fu lan tu ke xue jie shi wan shi wan wu,Yi yan jin de ke xue jia tai du jie shi le shi jie shang chang jian de you qu you nan dong de 45 zhong shi wu,Man zu 5-105 sui ren lei de hao qi xin
Wihŏmhan kwahak ch'aek : chigu saenghwalchadŭl ŭi ŏngttunghan chilmun e taehan kwahakchŏk tappyŏn = what if by Randall Munroe( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Korean and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nei xie gu guai you rang ren you xin de wen ti : Zhen zang ban = What if?: serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions by Randall Munroe( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu shi yong you shu bai wan dian ji liang de ke pu wen da zhuan lan What if wen da he ji,Huang dan de wen ti pei shang shao nao de ke xue jie da,Fu yi"xkcd"jing dian huo chai ren man hua.Qing song you mo di jiang ge xue ke zhi shi yue ran zhi shang
Map of online communities and related points of interest : geographic area represents estimated size of membership by Randall Munroe( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if? : naukowe odpowiedzi na absurdalne i hipotetyczne pytania = A co, gdyby? by Randall Munroe( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Med udgangspunkt i naturvidenskaben gives svar på absurde, humoristiske og skøre spørgsmål som f.eks. "Hvad nu, hvis et regnvejr smed alt sit vand i én stor regndråbe?"
Mi lenne, ha? : komoly, tudományos megalapozottságú válaszok abszurd hipotetikus kérdésekre by Randall Munroe( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in Hungarian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Nei xie gu guai you rang ren you xin de wen ti : serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions = What if by Randall Munroe( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ben shu shi qian NASA yuan gong,Mei guo zui huo ke pu bo ke xkcd you mo wen da ji.Shu zhong bao han le ge zhong ge yang xi qi gu guai de wen ti de hui da
What if? playaway : serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions by Randall Munroe( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.16 for Thing expl ... to 0.99 for Hva hvis? ...)

xkcd : volume 0
Alternative Names
Munroe, Randall Patrick.

Munroe, Randall Patrick 1984-

Randal Manro

Randall Munroe Amerikaans programmeur

Randall Munroe amerykański rysownik komiksów, autor xkcd

Randall Munroe auteur du webcomic xkcd

Randall Munroe autheur du webcomic xkcd

Randall Munroe Autor des Webcomics xkcd

Randall Munroe programmatore e fumettista statunitense

Randall Munroe tegneserieforfatter

Рандал Манро

Рендал Манро

Рендел Манро

Рэндел Манро художник, программист, автор веб-комикса xkcd

רנדל מונרו

راندال مونرو

랜들 먼로 xkcd 만화가

먼로, 랜들

ランドール・マンロー

蘭德爾·帕特里克·門羅

兰德尔·门罗

兰德尔·门罗 網絡漫畫xkcd的創造者

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