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Science ink : tattoos of the science obsessed

Author: Carl Zimmer
Publisher: New York : Sterling, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This mind-blowing illustrated collection showcases hundreds of tattoos dedicated to numerous scientific arenas, from evolutionary biology and neuroscience to mathematics and astrophysics, with a brief note from each inked individual highlighting the reasons for selecting the tattoo. Best of all, each example is a leaping-off point for best-selling science essayist and lecturer Zimmer to muse about the subject,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Zimmer
ISBN: 9781454912408 1454912405
OCLC Number: 856978297
Description: xiii, 271 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Mathematics --
Physics --
Chemistry --
Astronomy --
Earth sciences --
DNA --
Darwin --
Paleontology --
Evolution --
Natural history --
Humanity --
Neuroscience --
What the mind makes.
Responsibility: Carl Zimmer ; foreword by Mary Roach.

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A title in which body art meets popular science. Showcasing hundreds of eye-catching tattoos that pay tribute to various scientific disciplines, from evolutionary biology and neuroscience to  Read more...
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"Carl Zimmer is one of the best science writers we have today." --Rebecca Skloot, author of the bestselling "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" "Zimmer brilliantly animates the intoxicating Read more...

 
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