Science: a Discovery in Comics

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100,000 views!

My animated timeline of the Middle Ages from my book Science: a Discovery in Comics has just hit 100,000 views on Youtube! I guess I should prepare for e-fame now! Fortunately, animators Jaltoid made this handy…

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De Heer DeSigns

A few weeks ago I joined Spoonflower, a site where you can upload your own designs and order them as fabrics and wallpaper. Since then I’ve been having a lot of fun thinking about tiled…

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Happy Birthday, Bertrand Russell!

Today is the 142nd birthday of famous philosopher/mathematician Bertrand Russell. He is the one who undermined the indisputability of logic by posing his famous Paradox, which I drew in my book Science: a Discovery in…

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Dutch History part 1

This year and the next, The Netherlands celebrate their 200th anniversary as a Kingdom. Museum Meermanno asked me to make ten panels about the life of William I, first King of The Netherlands, responsible for…

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Minnie is Out!

I’m very proud to announce that my longest running comic character, Mijntje or Minnie as I’ve called her in english, is out now as a digital comic – the first of a series, containing  both…

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Uncertainty’s Birthday

Today it is 87 years ago that German physicist Werner Heisenberg wrote a letter to fellow scientist Wolfgang Pauli describing his Uncertainty Principle – the principle in Quantum Theory that you can measure an electron’s…

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Women in Science

Today it is exactly 99 years ago that the United States House of Representatives rejected an amendment to give women the right to vote. A representative of Ohio illuminated his position by explaining: “The women of this…

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