Randall Munroe

Comics that ask "what if?"

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Web cartoonist Randall Munroe answers simple what-if questions ("what if you hit a baseball moving at the speed of light?") using math, physics, logic and deadpan humor. In this charming talk, a reader's question about Google's data warehouse leads Munroe down a circuitous path to a hilariously over-detailed answer — in which, shhh, you might actually learn something.

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Randall Munroe · Cartoonist

Randall Munroe sketches elegant and illuminating explanations of the weird science and math questions that keep geeks awake at night.

Randall Munroe sketches elegant and illuminating explanations of the weird science and math questions that keep geeks awake at night.