Comics about mathematics, science, and the student life.

The Whole Story

I think this would happen to an expert in any field. As you learn more, you stop needing the simplified explanations that are for others. They are still useful, just not for you.

Proof Techniques

Not depicted: proof by praying that nobody scrutinizes your work too closely.

Dates

I have a feeling this year is going to be memorable far into the future…

Emphasis

Wait, I just got a message from my supervisor. They didn’t include one exclamation mark. Does that mean they are answering me sarcastically? Are they annoyed by the fact that I keep asking questions?! I need more than words to reassure me; I need those punctuation marks!

Academic Santa

“Oh yeah, were you calling me Academic Santa before? I’m actually Productivity Santa. Academic Santa decided he wasn’t going to see you this year.”

Moths

To be completely clear, I’m the biggest sucker for this. It’s my number-one criterion when browsing the arXiv.

Free

Hey, I’m using my freedom to check my accounts!

To-Do List

Let’s be honest: Who actually gets to the end of their list?

How To Name A Particle

If “ino” is taken, try “alino”. If that’s taken, you are permitted to name the particle after yourself.

Finish Line

I think if we wanted to be FULLY accurate, I should have had the finish line on a sharp incline.