While some webcomics deliver a quick joke or the latest installment in a long-form story, many comics floating around the Internet have something to teach us about the world. Here are some of our favorite comics that delve into science, history, philosophy, and more.
Late last month, Professor John Mainstone, who for more than half a century oversaw the University of Queensland, Australia's famous Pitch Drop experiment, passed away. Science cartoonist Maki Naro's tribute to the late scientist is just perfect.
Yesterday, newly published research shed light on the wild sex life of Tetrahymena thermophila — a single-celled organism with potential to develop into seven different sexes. As science comic Maki Naro explains in his latest strip, the publication is particularly timely, in light of SCOTUS deliberations over marriage…