Lightning: Nature’s Tattoo Artist


This is a Lichtenberg scar – a fractal pattern caused by the rupturing of capillaries when organic tissue is struck by lightning.

And it’s a temporary.

Damn, nature u awesome.


11 thoughts on “Lightning: Nature’s Tattoo Artist

  1. Maro

    Wow! That was described in Iain Banks novel and I thought he was making it up! So cool it almost makes you want to risk it…

  2. Mike Baldwin

    I got lashed out of it during an electrical storm and I ended up with the name of my Ex on my forehead for a fortnight. Uncanny, especially as her name was Esmerelda Coppinger-Whately

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