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Science ink : tattoos of the science obsessed

Author: Carl Zimmer
Publisher: New York : Sterling, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Body art meets popular science in this elegant, mind-blowing collection, written by renowned science writer Carl Zimmer. This fascinating book showcases hundreds of eye-catching tattoos that pay tribute to various scientific disciplines, from evolutionary biology and neuroscience to mathematics and astrophysics and reveals the stories of the individuals who chose to inscribe their obsessions in their skin. Best of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Named Person: William Sealy Gosset
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Zimmer
ISBN: 9781402783609 1402783604
OCLC Number: 751835159
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xiii, 271 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Mathematics --
Physics --
Chemistry --
Astronomy --
Earth sciences --
DNA --
Darwin --
Paleontology --
Evolution --
Natural history --
Humanity --
Neuroscience --
What the mind makes.
Other Titles: Tattoos of the science obsessed
Responsibility: Carl Zimmer ; foreword by Mary Roach.

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