Bad Astronomy

Calamities of (human) Nature

I’ve been reading the web comic “Calamities of Nature” off and on for a while, but after this one I’ve put it in my feed reader. Click to see the whole comic.

I might quibble about the number of zeroes in that panel – it depends on what you mean by “understand”, versus “have an idea about” – but the rest of it is right on (so to speak) the money.