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30 Cool But Geeky Maths And Science Tattoos

Today we’ll meet a bunch of people who’ve had knowledge permanently stamped on their hides. If you like science and/or maths, you’ll love these.

Dawkins, Hawking, Attenborough. A triumvirate of science and nature lords that have brought many people pleasure and knowledge. I’m a bit of a science and nature geek myself, and I make no apology for it. Once upon a time people may have scoffed at the science nerds but the tides have turned over the last few decades.

It’s no longer something to be ashamed of, our life and our society is so heavily entrenched in the heady technology we’ve created that science and maths are now revered as gods. They’re not gods of course, they’re cold hard applications of knowledge. But they hold the wonder of the unknown in their wisened hands. As Arthur C. Clarke once wrote “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic”. And that’s the world we live in. Super fast computers, super fast aircraft, super fast weapons and deep, dark physics.

My point is, the world of science and tattoos probably wouldn’t have met a few years back. Fashion and learning combined. But nowadays, science is ubiquitous and tattoos are omnipresent, so it’s natural for them to have become bed buddies. And here’s some of the results…

1) Amino Acid Sequence

Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins and proteins are the building blocks of life. They are in charge of pretty much all of the chemical processes within a living cell.

Science Maths Geek Tattoos -  amino acid sequence


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