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Meteor flashes over volcano, other volcanoes in the news.

I live close enough to 3 volcanoes, that I can see them while driving in various parts of town.  Mt. St. Helens - Louwala-Clough for native…

Started by Daniel W

0 Dec 31, 2016

The Bangers Are Getting Desperate.

With good reason. They're finding it increasingly difficult to make the universe obey their math. Like the theocrats in Galileo's time who…

Started by tom sarbeck

10 Nov 27, 2016
Reply by tom sarbeck

Cracks in the foundation?

Is the foundation crumbling?Speed-of-light results under scrutiny at Cernhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15017484AndEarly Res…

Started by Jan deBoer

3 Nov 26, 2016
Reply by tom sarbeck

Dinosaurs in the News!

In China, construction workers blew up some bedrock and uncovered an entirely new species of feathered dinosaur.  Very pretty if the illust…

Started by Daniel W

5 Nov 15, 2016
Reply by Michael Penn

The Cylons are Here. Sort of.

My favorite sci fi series is the remake of Battlestar Gallactica.  The story begins with an interplanetary society that fought a past war a…

Started by Daniel W

30 Nov 5, 2016
Reply by Compelledunbeliever

Changing Dogmas Is Easier Than Giving Up The Need For Dogma, OR Former Theists May Be Less Cognitively Able To Understand Science

Inspired in part by the ancient Chinese curse: May you live in a time of change. The cognitive ability of former theists depends on at leas…

Started by tom sarbeck

7 Nov 2, 2016
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People who beleive in god are less cognitively able to understand science

According to a telegraoh article reporting on a study in Helsinki, beleivers are less able to understand science. http://www.telegraph.co.…

Started by Daniel W

109 Oct 31, 2016
Reply by Daniel W

Need some advice on a statistical test for a book

I am writing a book on atheism's defense of the Enlightenment and would like to test statistically whether the percent of Roman Catholics o…

Started by eric stone

2 Oct 24, 2016
Reply by eric stone

Did homo sapiens stopped evolving 6,000 years ago?

    That was what my son's 7th grade teacher told his science class. I was even more dismayed when my son told me this as a certain and ind…

Started by Thomas Murray

66 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Compelledunbeliever

Attack on Science and Humansim

How the Attack on Science Is Becoming a Global Contagion Christian Schwägerl warns that rejection of science is spreading, and the crises o…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

8 Oct 5, 2016
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

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