Binary Star [Tattoo]

By Carl Zimmer | December 22, 2008 3:16 pm

binary-tattoo.jpgNicole write: “I got it 6 years ago when I was a freshman in college, starting a double major in physics and astronomy.  I was drawn to the colorful and artistic interpretation of a binary star.  Maybe one day I’ll find the film picture of when it was first taken.  Today I’m a grad student in astronomy, contemplating a second tattoo!”

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Comments (2)

  1. lisa

    I have this tattoo. And I know another girl that has it too. Exact same one. Except mine’s a little different. I didn’t know it was a binary star. I thought it was the sun. I’m dumb.

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A blog about life, past and future. Written by DISCOVER contributing editor and columnist Carl Zimmer.

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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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