April 2010

A Graduate Student Experience, In Four Panels

BY NICK ZAGORSKI  Thumb---comic 

Many people probably have sat through a less-than-thrilling class, lecture or seminar and found themselves doodling in their notebooks. For most, it provides a way to pass the time; for Jorge Cham, it paved the way to a new career— one that graduate students across the world appreciate.


Going Deeper into the Pile

A Conversation with Jorge Cham.


Molecular Manga


While PHD Comics and other strips use illustration to poke a little fun at the world of science, comics also can be a powerful tool to help teach science, turning complex scientific terms and concepts into visual forms.


The Online Science Comic Universe

PHD Comics is not alone in the online science comic universe; here are three other strips that have a scientific bent to their humor. 

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