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Qué pasaría si? / What If? : Respuestas serias y cientificas a todo tipo de preguntas absurdas

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Descubre ¿cuál es la velocidad máxima a la que puedes ?volarte? un tope y sobrevivir? ¿Qué pasaría si trataras de batear una pelota lanzada a 90 por ciento de la velocidad de la luz? ¿Cuándo tendrá Facebook más perfiles de personas muertas que de personas vivas? Las respuestas que encuentra el autor son obras maestras de la claridad y lo hilarante, complementadas con dibujos al más puro estilo de su célebre cómic.English DescriptionFrom 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 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.
Number of Pages: 405
Genre: Humor
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Random House Grupo USA
Author: Randall Munroe
Language: Spanish
Street Date: August 25, 2015
TCIN: 50130803
UPC: 9786073129831
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-4509
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