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Virtual Author Talk with Randall Munroe

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You're invited to what will be the most fun-filled hour of your day on Tuesday, January 31 at 2 PM. Randall Munroe will discuss his newest book: What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions. Filled with bonkers science, boundless curiosity, and Randall’s signature stick-figure comics, What if? 2 provides his best answers yet to the weirdest questions you never thought to ask.

Register here to attend this talk. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.

This talk will be hosted through Zoom. In addition to enjoying the talk, you'll have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A with the author and may submit questions while registering. 

Randall Munroe is the creator of the webcomic xkcd and author of What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions; Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words; How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real World Problems; and What if? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions.

Randall was born in Easton, PA, and grew up outside Richmond, VA. After studying physics at Christopher Newport University, he got a job building robots at NASA Langley Research Center. In 2006 he left NASA to draw comics on the internet full time and has since been nominated for a Hugo Award three times. In 2013, the International Astronomical Union named an asteroid after him: asteroid 4942 Munroe is big enough to cause mass extinction if it ever hits a planet like Earth.

Date:
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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This is an online event. Event URL: https://libraryc.org/buckslib/23498/register