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March 29, 2016 AT 5:00 am

Comic creator Randall Munroe is coming to high school science textbooks #makereducation

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We love the idea of comics being used as a STEM learning tool! From Quartz.

Teachers and scientists know that sometimes it’s easier to use pictures to explain complicated concepts rather than words.

Now some teachers will get an extra hand in explaining complicated scientific concepts from the creator of the beloved web comic xkcd. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), a Boston-based publishing company, announced this week that illustrations from Randall Munroe, a former NASA roboticist, will be featured in science textbooks this fall.

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