Math body art

[03 May 2010]

Here is some trigonometric and logarithmic equations written on an attractive face (it appears to be done using Photoshop, not a tattoo. Subscripts and superscripts have been linearized.):

math written on face

This next guy is a biochemist and molecular biophysicist.

equation tattoos

He writes:

The first line is the Born Oppenheimer Approximation (a method for simplifying calculation of the energy and molecular wave function of a molecule), the second line is the equation in the form of a 3-Dimensional Schroedinger Equation, and the solution in the form of a Schroedinger Equation (a wave function that yields probabilities of physical variables).


And finally, a navigator in the navy believes passionately that while we have GPS, sailors should still be able to navigate using the sun and stars.

star-navigation-440-tattoo

The owner of the tattoo writes (original page no longer available):

For me it serves as a reminder that while technology improves, the sea remains an unpredictable place and it is up to the older generation to teach the younger the old school ways of doing business.

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3 Comments on “Math body art”

  1. Maria Droujkova says:

    Angelina Jolie has tattoos of coordinates of her four children’s birthplaces

  2. Murray says:

    Thanks, Maria. In order they appear to be Vietnam, Kenya, Namibia and Cambodia. Dedicated!

  3. BEnjie says:

    Wow!it’s so cool having mathematical formulas on our body…

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