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Science Ink

Tattoos of the Science Obsessed

Science Ink( )
Foreword by: Roach, Mary
Author: Zimmer, Carl
ISBN:978-1-4027-8360-9
Publication Date:Nov 2011
Publisher:Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

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 all, each tattoo provides a leaping-off point for...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Art / Body Art & Tattooing
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 Inches
Author Biography
Zimmer, Carl (Foreword by)
Mary Roach was born and raised in Etna, New Hampshire. She has a BA degree in psychology from Wesleyan University. She spent a few years as a free-lance copy editor before she landed a job at the San Francisco Zoological Society turning out press releases. She then moved on to write humor pieces for such periodicals as The New York Times Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle and Sports Illustrated. Her article "How to Win at Germ Warfare" was a National Magazine Award Finalist, in 1995. In 1996, her article on earthquake-proof bamboo houses took the Engineering Journalism Award. She published several books such as Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (2003) and Packing for Mars (2010).

Mary's title Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, made the New York Times Bestseller list in 2016.

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