Comics about mathematics, science, and the student life.

Academic Golden Handcuffs

Let’s make sure we don’t stay stuck in these comfortable local minima.


This is me reading a paper all the time.

Note: I contributed this comic to James Propp for his December issue of Mathematical Enchantments.

404 Error

I think you just went and messed up the site.


It’s not about the transformation being good, it’s about getting to the right spot.


A little reminder for us all.

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.