From a slideshow of tattoos inspired by science, this one is a drawing of Edison's patent for a recording device. You rock, anonymous limb.

15 Amazing Tattoos Inspired by Science

Tyler Rollings with a drawing of Edison’s patent for a recording device. Adapted from Science Ink by Carl Zimmer © Sterling Publishing co.

15 Amazing Tattoos Inspired by Science

15 Amazing Tattoos Inspired by Science

Alexander Claxton with an ammonite fossil. Adapted from Science Ink by Carl Zimmer © Sterling Publishing co.

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Design based on the H4 marine chronometer by John Harrison. A lifetime’s work that finally paid off.

Amazing "Design based on the marine chronometer by John Harrison. A lifetime’s work that finally paid off.

First session of Futurama tattoo sleeve.  You can really see the detail in this tattoo.

First session of Futurama tattoo sleeve. I know next to nothing about this fandom, but I love seeing cool fan tattoos.

Taylor Anne Tattoos in Georgia worked on Reddit user caitapus's little astronaut with moon balloon, which we adore. The tattoo was based on this original drawing.

21 Ink-credible Science-Inspired Tattoos

21 Ink-credible Science-Inspired Tattoos: The careful line-drawing and stippling techniques of science illustration make them a natural starting point for incredible tattoos.

Dave Stroup with the Golden Ratio. Adapted from Science Ink by Carl Zimmer © Sterling Publishing co., Inc. 2011

15 Amazing Tattoos Inspired by Science

Dave Stroup with the Golden Ratio. Adapted from Science Ink by Carl Zimmer © Sterling Publishing co.

Brandon Davis with the Golden Ratio. Adapted from Science Ink by Carl Zimmer © Sterling Publishing co., Inc. 2011

15 Amazing Tattoos Inspired by Science

Brandon Davis with the Golden Ratio. Adapted from Science Ink by Carl Zimmer © Sterling Publishing co.

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