Tag: physics tattoos

Super Alloy

By Carl Zimmer | February 17, 2008 9:13 am

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“I got mine in grad school (PhD materials science and applied physics, 2004 Cal). The tatoo is a convergent beam electron diffraction (CBED) image of 6-4 Ti alloy (hexagonal, or beta phase) one of the first ‘super alloys’. Being light-weight, high-strength, and corrosion resistant, I felt it was appropriate to put on my back, to keep it strong.”–Abraham

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Macro Meets Micro

By Carl Zimmer | February 17, 2008 12:39 am

macro“It synthesize the union of the Macro (Universe: c) and the Micro (Quantum: hbar) cosmos.”–Otavio

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Einstein v. Newton

By Carl Zimmer | February 17, 2008 12:33 am

Einstein“Here is a picture of my friend who is completing his physics degree this year and his awesome tattoos.”–Joshua Olson

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Time Dilation

By Carl Zimmer | February 17, 2008 12:32 am

time dilationj-rad writes, “The time dilation formula is over my heart and represents my personal belief in life: the faster you go, the more you get to see and the more you get to live. maximum intensity and maximum velocity at all times for maximum lifetime experience per life.”

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Black Hole Physics

By Carl Zimmer | February 17, 2008 12:18 am

black holeBart writes, “”I’m just happy that the artist now understands what a Swartzchild Radius is.”

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Bohr Atom

By Carl Zimmer | February 16, 2008 11:54 pm

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Nedsferatu writes, “I studied nanotechnology in school and got my enormous bohr atom during that time.”

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