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Please do not use this comic in lieu of study materials

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Strip by: Colin Foster

Text: LET'S TALK SCIENCE
T-Rex: Black lights!
T-Rex: I, um… I don't know how they work.
Utahraptor: Then why mention them?
T-Rex: Because they're cool!
T-Rex: And isn't that what science is all about?

The author writes:

Sure, I could have looked it up on Wikipedia and parroted the answer, but that would be dishonest. And if there's one thing you expect from a webcomic, it's honesty.

Actually, the funny thing is that while I was writing this, I suddenly thought, “Don’t black lights use ultraviolet light?” Then I wondered how that could be if ultraviolet light wasn't visible to the naked eye. According to Wikipedia, my first instinct was right. The American educational system, people.