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An eye for detail

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Strip by: Ian Boreham

{A gentleman is sitting at a restaurant table with his hand raised.}
gentleman: Waiter! There are n bacteria in my soup!

caption: 5 minutes later...
gentleman: Waiter! There are 2n bacteria in my soup!

caption: 5 minutes later...
gentleman: Waiter! There are 4n bacteria in my soup!

caption: 5 minutes later...
gentleman: Waiter! There are 8n bacteria in my soup!

...

The author writes:

These must be new super-Bacteria. Or super-soup. My not-very-deep delve into the topic suggested that under suitable conditions, some bacteria can reproduce within 30 min.

Drawn in Krita and in Inkscape.