Comics about mathematics, science, and the student life.

Leaving a Mark

This is based on a true story.

Back Channel

“I’m not sure why, but I can’t seem to mute the teacher either…”

Statistical Physics

You know, we can get very far in a physics education while sticking to two or fewer particles.


It always worries me a little bit that the theorists’ imaginations can run this wild.


Okay, I’m clearly not being fair: You’re off the hook, experimentalists.

Bear Trap

If we’re not finding ourselves stuck in some sort of trap three times a week, we’re not doing science properly!

Ruled Out

Not communicated: They came up with all of these crazy hypotheses several papers ago.

Comforting Knowledge

The lesson: Only take introductory classes to stay on the good side of the curve.


In physics, a box is always one-dimensional, unless the person is very ambitious!

Third Time's The Charm

Pro tip: Only send emails with a one hour buffer into the future, so regret has time to creep in and you can delete your disastrous email before it causes damage.