The comic side of mathematics

I have been laid down by an extreme bout of laziness, so here’re four old pictures (well, four pictures two years old) for you.

the Invention of Mathematics!

Yet another hurdle in... the Invention of Mathematics!

Diagram 42: A Mathematician

Lemmata: plural of lemma

Only Beer

The danger of a bonfire social, pt. I

...and free beer!

The danger of a bonfire social, pt. II

These have been tested in an Actual Conference Full of Real Mathematicians! and found somewhat amusing. Click for biggety-big versions.

So if you sit in a conference, and wonder what some seem to be scratching, as if making notes… it’s probably something like this.

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