Patented Ink

By Carl Zimmer | April 14, 2008 11:26 pm

Abraham writes: “My fascination with Tesla started in elementary school, when my science teacher compared Tesla and Edison. I decided to pay my tribute to the wizard with a patent drawing on an electric magnetic motor, submitted by Tesla in the late 1800’s.”

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Comments (3)

  1. nina

    this is incredibly cool. I am sending this pic to my son, who is considering a tattoo based on some sort of patent drawing or flow chart idea. I have a mandelbrot in progress on my arm … will contribute when it is done….

  2. Very nicely detailed, clean and crisp… excellent tattoo.

  3. Josh

    Tesla changed the world as we know it. nice ink man, I love it!


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Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The LoomHe is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.


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