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Thing Explainer

Complicated Stuff in Simple Words

Thing Explainer( )
Author: Munroe, Randall
ISBN:978-1-4736-2091-9
Publication Date:Nov 2015
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Imprint:John Murray
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $35.00
Book Description:

From the No. 1 bestselling author of What If? - the man who created xkcd and explained the laws of science with cartoons - comes a series of brilliantly simple diagrams ('blueprints' if you want to be complicated about it) that show how important things work: from the nuclear bomb to the biro. It's good to know what the parts of a thing are called, but it's much more interesting to know what they do. Richard Feynman once said that if you can't explain...
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Book Details
Pages:64
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / General
Science / Essays
Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):23.7 x 33.8 x 1.6 cm
Author Biography
Munroe, Randall (Author)
Randall Munroe was born in Easton, Pennsylvania on October 17, 1984. He received a degree in physics from 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. He is the author of the popular webcomic xkcd, the science question-and-answer blog What If, and the New York Times bestseller What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions.

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