You’ll notice that this list of some favorite scientist tattoos features a strong majority of skeleton formulas, which bring back dreaded memories of high school chemistry classes, or molecule structures, as they’re sometimes called. Here’s why. Our research found that science-themed tattoos are by far the most popular kind. There’s a healthy amount of other creative science-related tattoos on this list as well if you’re not too inclined to go for the super sciency molecule tattoos.
You’ve come to the right place if you’re a self-proclaimed super nerd, a huge fan of The Big Bang Theory, or both. We have a list of scientists who have got themselves inked too. So probably that will keep you hooked on your idea too. Take a quick read ahead!
The astrophysicist Matt Taylor works for the European Space Agency. Taylor graduated from Imperial College London with a doctorate in space physics.
Lucianne Walkowicz is an American astronomer who conducts research in stellar magnetic activity at the Adler Planetarium. The University of Washington awarded her a Ph.D. in Astronomy.
Christof Koch is among the foremost experts in the field of consciousness. He is a longtime professor at Caltech and recently took on the position of the chief scientific officer at the Allen Brain Institute, an innovative research center founded by Microsoft founder Paul Allen with $100 million in funding. Over the past eight years, the institute has constructed three-dimensional atlases of mouse brains that are incredibly detailed.