Writer, artist, xkcd, What If?, Thing Explainer
Randall Munroe is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers What If? and Thing Explainer, the science question-and-answer blog What If, and the popular webcomic xkcd. A former NASA roboticist, he left the agency in 2006 to draw comics on the internet full-time. He lives in Massachusetts. His new book, HOW TO: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems, will be released in September 2019.