SCIENCE IS SO COOL LIKE
"We are like dwarfs sitting on the shoulders of giants. We see more, and things that are more distant, than they did, not because our sight is superior or because we are taller than they, but because they raise us up, and by their great stature add to ours."

This tumblr's for all the great men and women of science for whom we owe our current understanding of the natural world; their achievements, their failures, and even their quirks, we celebrate them all.

For Science. For Inquiry. For Humanity.
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Walt Whitman’s iconic poem “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer” adapted into comic form. Check out the inspiring full version at Zen Pencils.
In fact, check out all of the comics at Zen Pencils. They’re outstanding.

jtotheizzoe:

Walt Whitman’s iconic poem “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer” adapted into comic form. Check out the inspiring full version at Zen Pencils.

In fact, check out all of the comics at Zen Pencils. They’re outstanding.

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neurosciencestuff:

Music to Your Brain by Dwayne Godwin and Jorge Cham

neurosciencestuff:

Music to Your Brain by Dwayne Godwin and Jorge Cham

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jtotheizzoe:

A Christmas card for science and math folks.
Nice work, Foxtrot.

jtotheizzoe:

A Christmas card for science and math folks.

Nice work, Foxtrot.

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jtotheizzoe:

Marriage vs. The Ph.D.
For those of you considering one or the other, consult this handy chart. 
(↬ PHD Comics)

jtotheizzoe:

Marriage vs. The Ph.D.

For those of you considering one or the other, consult this handy chart. 


( PHD Comics)

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nevver:

When The Whole World Watches

nevver:

When The Whole World Watches

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asonlynasacan:

The morning after…

Shake that Martian dirt off ya shoulder, Curiosity.

jtotheizzoe:

asonlynasacan:

The morning after…

Shake that Martian dirt off ya shoulder, Curiosity.

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laughingsquid:

Curiosity

laughingsquid:

Curiosity

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ricktimus:


*dead*

ricktimus:

*dead*

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jtotheizzoe:

The horrifying physiological and psychological consequences of being Aquaman
In easily the best thing I have read all week, Andrew Thaler dissects the marine biology and existential torture of being Aquaman. Through the lens of a marine mammal, how does he stay warm? How does he stay hydrated? How does he eat enough or avoid the bends? 
And most importantly, how does he silence his unceasing direct line of telepathic communication with a world of sea life that full of pain and death?

Aquaman can see the scars left by every trawl, can feel the life being sucked out of the ocean, knows the name of every fish, dolphin, and crab whose life has been taken by our nets and lines. His life is the constant, horrible drone of unspeakable, unstoppable death.

Previously: The physics of the Hulk’s jump.
(↬ Southern Fried Science)

jtotheizzoe:

The horrifying physiological and psychological consequences of being Aquaman

In easily the best thing I have read all week, Andrew Thaler dissects the marine biology and existential torture of being Aquaman. Through the lens of a marine mammal, how does he stay warm? How does he stay hydrated? How does he eat enough or avoid the bends? 

And most importantly, how does he silence his unceasing direct line of telepathic communication with a world of sea life that full of pain and death?

Aquaman can see the scars left by every trawl, can feel the life being sucked out of the ocean, knows the name of every fish, dolphin, and crab whose life has been taken by our nets and lines. His life is the constant, horrible drone of unspeakable, unstoppable death.

Previously: The physics of the Hulk’s jump.

( Southern Fried Science)

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A Mean O’ Acid
Nobrow Cartoons by Mark Heath
Just stumbled upon Mark Heath’s hilarious cartoons thanks to Futility Closet. Check out his website, Nobrow Cartoons, for more. They aren’t all science-oriented, but the ones that are are pretty amazing.

jtotheizzoe:

A Mean O’ Acid

Nobrow Cartoons by Mark Heath

Just stumbled upon Mark Heath’s hilarious cartoons thanks to Futility Closet. Check out his website, Nobrow Cartoons, for more. They aren’t all science-oriented, but the ones that are are pretty amazing.