Cartoon illustrating absorption versus adsorption
April 27, 2009 3:22 PM   Subscribe

Years ago, I saw a cartoon using images of a man and a pie to illustrate the difference between absorption (man eats pie) and adsorption (man gets hit in face with pie). Anybody have a link to a copy?

It was a simple black-and-white line drawing with two panels, one for absorption and one for adsorption. Probably from some science magazine or professional society periodical...
posted by mr_roboto to Science & Nature (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Best answer: Well this is the cartoon, though I dunno if it's the original source.
posted by jedicus at 3:56 PM on April 27, 2009

Response by poster: That's it! Maybe I just saw a black-and-white photocopy...
posted by mr_roboto at 3:56 PM on April 27, 2009

Here's one, but not the one you described.
posted by logicpunk at 3:58 PM on April 27, 2009

oops. Should have previewed.
posted by logicpunk at 3:59 PM on April 27, 2009

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