What If? (From the Creator of xkcd)

I’ve recently stumbled upon Randall Munroe’s latest site, What If? [link]

It attempts to scientifically answer some of the craziest questions out there. The very first, for instance, is,

What would happen if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90% the speed of light?

Randall Munroe

The results are pretty explosive. The near-light-speed baseball pitch is only the first example. The questions answered so far include:

  • What would be the chance of guessing every question on the SAT correctly?
  • How much power can Yoda generate?
  • What would a mole of moles be like?
  • How long would humanity last in a robot apocalypse?

There are some great answers so far. I will definitely be keeping this on my bookmarks.

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