This blog is written by Canadian journalist Donna Laframboise. Posts appear Monday & Wednesday.
This xkcd.com comic reminds us of what’s powerful, noble, and inspiring about the scientific endeavour.
The cartoonist, who has a degree in physics, advises that his sense of humour is far from typical:
Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for adults), and advanced mathematics (which may be unsuitable for liberal-arts majors).
Click the image to see a larger version on his website:
See also his Science Valentine comic which includes these fabulous lines:
In science you can’t publish results you know are wrong. And you can’t withhold them because they’re not the ones you wanted.