Our family has enjoyed some of the what if scenarios and laughed about them. Our children are all teenagers, and they are able to understand the science as explained in the book. Their favorites are the fastest manmade object and the nuclear reactor swimming pool. The teenagers have asked us to read these aloud on long car trips.
The “What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions” is an excellent book for curious people. This book features informative and hilarious answers to essential questions they probably never thought to ask. If there was a robot apocalypse, how long would humanity last? How fast can you hit a speed bump while driving and live? Answers for these and many more questions are in the book.