Randall Munroe

Best-selling author and webcomic

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. His new book is the #1 New York Times bestseller HOW TO: Absurd Scientific Advice for common Real-World Problems. He lives in Massachusetts.