So here we are with 10 Amazing Science Tattoo Designs that will interest out and take us all back to that dreaded chemistry class in high school, or molecule structures—whatever you want to call them. The reason? They are far and away the most popular science-themed tattoo we came across. We’d say the ratio is somewhere in the ballpark of 9:1. While those super sciency looking molecule tattoos are pretty neat, there’s also a healthy amount of other creative science related tattoos on the list.
So if you’re a self-proclaimed super nerd, a gigantic fan of The Big Bang Theory, or likely both, you definitely came to the right place.
This Hubble Space Telescope tattoo.
This detail driven piece has a lot of interesting things going on. While the Hubble Telescope orbits in space, its monochromatic nature doesn’t take anything away from the awe-inspiring color and majesty of the earth and those beautiful pinks and purples that illustrate the cosmic section of the piece. Despite the wondrous color of this design, the Hubble Space Telescope only takes photos in black and white, the color seen in the photos is actually added later.
This watercolor ankle piece.
No matter how many different watercolor tattoos we come across, and trust us, it’s a lot, we always instantly recognize Simona’s work for its distinctive style and realistic brush strokes. This design features the serotonin and dopamine structures along with one of Simona’s signature hearts.
This watercolor double helix.
It’s tough to avoid watercolor work these days. It seems wherever you turn, the watercolor technique is being leveraged to the fullest to compliment basic shapes and designs which, don’t get us wrong, isn’t a bad thing it’s just that it can feel a bit over used at times. This double helix is a great example of how watercolor work can spice up a simple black ink shape or design
This dotwork forearm piece.
Here we have a rocket ship making its way from earth to space. Separate designs all tied together are a really popular trend right now. We haven’t featured much of Niko’s work on TB before but his Instagram is definitely worth checking out. His black and grey ink realistic works are our favorite.
This Aspirin molecule.
The rib cage is one of our favorite tattoo locales. If you have a high threshold for pain, the rib cage offers an excellent opportunity for anyone looking for a large canvas and a unique location for their design.
This abstract watercolor DNA tattoo.
Thick watercolor brush strokes define this wonderful display of color. For the casual onlooker, this design it pretty much whatever you see. Only when you’re told exactly what it is does the double helix start to emerge.
This watercolor skeleton formula.
This evolution tattoo.
This glassware tattoo.
This dotwork atom.