Chapters: 69; s/M/l
“Loaded with the same dry wit and blank-faced stick figures that populate xkcd, What If? is that rare book that will have you laughing as you learn just how a mass extinction might unfold.”-Discover
Description: Scientist and creator of the comic ‘xkcd’, Randal Munroe, has taken many questions that have been asked to him and applied physics, biology, chemistry and more to explain any and all outcomes. From global windstorms to Richter 15 earthquakes, this book is filled with science, humour and a lot of stickmen.
“Would dumping anti-matter into the Chernobyl reactor when it was melting down stop the meltdown? -AJ” (60)