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Celebrating Science

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:

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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.

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