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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x92 Randall Munroe: Comics that ask "what if?"
TV-PG

  • 2014-05-07T23:00:00-05:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Web cartoonist Randall Munroe answers simple what-if questions ("what if you hit a baseball moving at the speed of light?") using math, physics, logic and deadpan humor. In this charming talk, a reader’s question about Google's data warehouse leads Munroe down a circuitous path to a hilariously over-detailed answer — in which, shhh, you might actually learn something.

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