Atheists who love Science!

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Atheists who love Science!

A group for science enthusiasts of all types -- professionals, amateurs, students, anybody who loves science.

Members: 1573
Latest Activity: Oct 21

Whether you're a professional, a student, an amateur, an enthusiast, whatever! Lots of atheists love science. Might as well have a group for it!

Feel free to nerd out, link articles, talk about your favorite field of research, whatever!

The icon is from www.wearscience.com.


9/28/2008
I've been super busy with school this semester -- no time for Atheist Nexus, sadly!!
If anyone who's around here a lot wants me to toss them moderation privileges to run this group or anything, just send me (Sara) a message! Thanks!

11/14/2009
Removed ability to send mass messages to everyone in the group. At 1000+ members, that seems like asking for spam.

Offer still open if anyone active in the group wants moderation privileges, but it appears everything has been going smoothly with all kinds of great discussions without moderation. Fantastic! :)

Discussion Forum

Flying Insects Three-Fourths Gone

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Oct 19. 7 Replies

Fireball

Started by Patricia Sep 5. 0 Replies

A New 'Star Crab'

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Patricia Sep 4. 2 Replies

Atheism isn’t enough, and it isn’t very satisfying

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 31. 13 Replies

Your Black Hole Eats Neutron Star Gold

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 5. 0 Replies

Aging Research Breakthrough

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jul 29. 5 Replies

Paul Stamets - Bioremediation with Fungi

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by tom sarbeck Jul 26. 1 Reply

Metrology: The Science of Measurement

Started by Idaho Spud. Last reply by Plinius Jul 20. 13 Replies

time viewing

Started by jlaz. Last reply by jlaz May 13. 20 Replies

Corrupt Science

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Apr 11. 8 Replies

Michelle Thaller on Science Denial

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Andrew Mar 18. 12 Replies

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Comment by Gary S on October 19, 2017 at 12:32am

I concur with that Orwell pic Ruth.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on October 18, 2017 at 10:52pm

Another Heartland Institute Bullet Point.

* emphasize that we are pro-science and pro-environment… and the other side is not

I don't think Joseph Bast knows what science is. He never did finish his bachelor's degree. 1976-1984: undergraduate, University of Chicago (incomplete degree(link is external))

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on October 18, 2017 at 10:29pm

Bullet point from Heartland Institute "Red Team Briefing" on Trump administration of a Red Team – Blue Team exercise on climate change.

* fundamentally challenge, reform, or replace the National Academy of Sciences, the source of much pseudoscience.

image source

Comment by Vangelis on October 18, 2017 at 12:16am

@Sean

I left out the link to the page which contains the quote. Sorry about that. Here it is:

http://atheistfoundation.org.au/about-us/

Comment by Sean Murphy on October 17, 2017 at 8:41pm

Vangelis - what was the context? Without the context of the statement, there is no way to speculate meaningfully as to what was meant by the statement.

Comment by Vangelis on October 17, 2017 at 4:15pm

The Atheist Foundation of Australia works against science and it is frustrating! Comments on their "philosophy" make statements about how the mind works which contradict peer reviewed papers. Not sure why but I have written about my frustration with it here:

http://atheistnexus.org/profiles/blogs/atheist-foundation-of-austra...

Comment by Joan Denoo on October 8, 2017 at 10:03pm

Here is another active geologic zone, this time in the Aleutian Basin. 

M 6.6 - 60km E of Buldir Island, Alaska 2017-10-08 22:34:33 UTC 52.....

Comment by Joan Denoo on October 8, 2017 at 5:06pm

My goodness, this is an active geologic zone. We know that with the weight of the ice leaving the poles, the plates will be responding to the shift in weight. Time to take a look at all the tectonic plates. 

M 6.3 - Balleny Islands region 2017-10-08 20:48:58 UTC 61.743°S 154...

Comment by Idaho Spud on October 8, 2017 at 1:13pm

Planet 9, we know you're out there and we will find you! Unless you're not, in which case, disregard this message!

More evidence for the very likely existence of planet 9:

https://www.universetoday.com/137422/new-clues-emerge-existence-pla...

Comment by tom sarbeck on August 31, 2017 at 5:22pm
Bert, Kreutzer proved my point; one use of language is fraud.
 

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