Comics about mathematics, science, and the student life.

Research Path

Okay, this is a lie: Most of the time, you don’t even know where your end point is!

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.