Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed
ISBN: 1454912405
EAN13: 9781454912408
Language: English
Publication Date: May 6, 2014
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 0.94" H x 8.43" L x 5.98" W
Weight: 1.28 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed

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Book Overview
Body art meets popular science in this elegant, mind-blowing collection, written by renowned science writer Carl Zimmer. Showcasing hundreds of eye-catching tattoos that pay tribute to various scientific disciplines, from evolutionary biology and neuroscience to mathematics and astrophysics, Science Ink reveals the stories of the individuals who chose to inscribe their obsessions in their skin. Best of all, each tattoo provides a leaping-off point for bestselling essayist and lecturer Zimmer to reflect on the science in question, whether it's the importance of an image of Darwin's finches or the significance of the uranium atom inked into the chest of a young radiologist.