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Microscope Tattoos For All You Hardcore Science Nerds

Microscope Tattoos For All You Hardcore Science Nerds
Tattoo Ideas2 min Read

We take a look at tattoos of the tools that allow us to see a world previously beyond our sights

There exists a brilliant, dazzling world that is beyond the perception of our eyes. The world is teeming with life and beauty at a unobservable level. Fortunately, somewhere along the line someone had the bright idea to invent the microscope, allowing us to see things beyond the limits of perception that our biology has shackled us with. And today to celebrate this wonderful device, and because we’re all a bunch of fucking nerds at heart, we’re taking a look at some microscope tattoos.

Microscope tattoo by Megan Oliver (via IG -- innervisiontattoo) #meganoliver #microscope #science #microscopetattoo
Microscope by Jordy Belly (via IG -- jordybelly) #jordybelly #microscope #science #microscopetattoo
Microscope tattoo (via IG -- en_ddtw) #microscope #science #microscopetattoo
Microscope tattoo by Stacey Martin Smith (via IG -- dysphoria) #staceymartinsmith #microscope #science #microscopetattoo
Microscope tattoo by Matthew Wojciechowski (via IG -- tattoosbymatthew) #MatthewWojciechowski #microscope #science #microscopetattoo
Cute microscope and I think it's also a Spirited Away piece. (via IG -- belit4) #microscope #science #microscopetattoo
Microscope chest piece by Jamie Santos (via IG -- jamiesantosart) #jamiesantos #microscope #science #microscopetattoo

But no one really knows whom exactly should get credit for the invention of the modern compound microscope. Some claim it was invented in the Netherlands in 1590 by Zacharias Jansenn. Some say it was his neighbor and rival Hans Lippershey. Others attribute it to Cornelis Drebbel. But most seem to agree that Galileo made marked improvements to these early models of microscopes in 1625.

Microscope tattoo with Dune quote by Kyle Giffens (via IG -- kylegiffen) #kylegiffins #microscope #science #microscopetattoo

Microscope tattoo with Dune quote by Kyle Giffens (via IG -- kylegiffen) #kylegiffins #microscope #science #microscopetattoo

These microscope tattoos are badges of honor to these hardcore science nerds. And we hold science nerds in the highest level of reverence. After all, these are the people that cure disease and enable all sorts of breakthroughs that improve the collective well-being of our species. We suggest you go find the nearest micrologist and give them a big hug.

Servo Jefferson
Written byServo Jefferson

servo is a writer based in the tri-state area, though he is unsure what the third state actually is. when not writing about tattoos, servo runs a small record label, goes on countless tours and adventures, and enjoys putting together Japanese model kits of robots. the texture of Styrofoam makes him want to vomit.