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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: Dec 9

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

CRISPR-Cas9 to treat diseases

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by AtheistTech Dec 9. 2 Replies

Fake Medical Journals

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Chris Dec 4. 3 Replies

First robot citizenship

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Idaho Spud Nov 29. 4 Replies

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

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Comment by tom sarbeck on August 23, 2017 at 10:32pm
Sean, when you have done all the name calling your beliefs require of you, go to www.newtoeu.com and download the free PDF file.
Comment by Joan Denoo on August 23, 2017 at 7:40pm

"You can count on coal 24/7. You can't always depend on the sun!"

~ Major Joseph Calvin, Media Coordinator, Kentuckians for Coal.

Excuse me!? You can count on coal to fill the air with acrid smoke, to leave behind huge piles of rocks and dirt from mining the coal, miners suffer from diseases caused by coal dust even as they risk their lives to get it out of the ground. It is a non-renewable and non-sustainable fuel that stokes global warming. Coal mining lays waste to landscapes, leaving behind contaminated, undrinkable water. 

The sun does none of these things.

Comment by Sean Murphy on August 23, 2017 at 6:27pm

Astronomers have been observing snow on Mars for over a hundred years. Whether it was water or carbon dioxide was impossible to determine nor did anyone seriously consider that some of it might be water.

As for the troll, Sarbeck - Volcanism has already been observed on other worlds in this solar system, and multiple photographs have been taken of it. I know I'm feeding the troll, but c'mon - you seriously don't believe in volcanism? Or orbital mechanics that have been observed and confirmed over and over for literally hundreds of years?

Time already HAS told, dumbass.

Comment by tom sarbeck on August 22, 2017 at 12:10pm
Snow, of the frozen water variety, on Mars?

"It happens on Earth, or we can hypothesize it. Identical processes therefore happen on planets and the bodies that orbit them."

Spud, the claim doesn't surprise folks who follow the claims Bangers make without evidence, such as
1) volcanism on bodies that orbit the planets, and
2) gravity's pulling space objects into radially-directed paths as they approach Earth.

Time, and the end of taxpayer subsidies, will tell.
Comment by Idaho Spud on August 22, 2017 at 6:25am

Snow on Mars!   I've always thought that Mars' atmosphere was so tenuous that high wind or snow would not happen, but I've been proved wrong in both cases:

https://www.universetoday.com/136866/new-study-says-martian-weather...

Comment by Sean Murphy on August 19, 2017 at 12:59pm

Follow the link to read the whole thing, including a list of sign slogans!

Comment by Sean Murphy on August 19, 2017 at 12:58pm

Here's some fake eclipse news that actually had me fooled for a few minutes. Because... Trump's America.


"YOU CAN COUNT ON COAL 24/7. YOU CAN'T ALWAYS DEPEND ON THE SUN!" -MAJOR JOSEPH CALVIN, MEDIA COORDINATOR, KENTUCKIANS FOR COAL.

    HOPKINSVILLE, KY, August 11, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- If you're planning to visit Hopkinsville, Kentucky, to see the total eclipse of the sun on August 21, 2017, be prepared. Hopkinsville (a.k.a. Eclipseville) is globally recognized to be the epicenter of the eclipse. Hundreds of thousands of spectators will converge on the town to see it. Among them "Kentuckians for Coal" will be in the vanguard protesting the eclipse.

Kentuckians for Coal is an ad-hoc coalition of miners, union officials, family members and coal users created to defend the Kentucky coal industry against encroachment from renewable energy industries and from economic development initiatives aimed at lessening America's dependence on coal. Kentuckians for Coal stands against the eclipse and those who worship it. 

The protest is scheduled for high noon on Monday, August 21, 2017, in front of the offices of the Kentucky New Era newspaper at 1618 E. 9th Street, Hopkinsville, just as the eclipse begins. The "totality"--the complete blocking of the Sun by the Moon--will start at 1:24:39 and will last 2 minutes and 40 seconds.

The protesters chose the New Era office location because the newspaper and other fake-news media have been over-hyping the eclipse because of its potential to boost local economic development, while ignoring the importance of the coal industry....
Comment by Michael Penn on August 19, 2017 at 12:21pm

Thanks, Ruth. I just put that piece on my Facebook page.

Covering Trump's nonsense previously about Charlottesville, the Klan, white supremacists, etc. on the Internet I pointed out that there were two sides to Dunkirk also. A tRump supporter will keep it going until you get to Dunkirk. Then they nag you with "tRump was right" while claiming not to be a supporter.

Science is good, but the above is sad.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 19, 2017 at 11:42am

Satire:

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Attacking the media for its “very unfair” coverage of Monday’s solar eclipse, Donald J. Trump said on Saturday that the sun was equally to blame for blocking the moon.

“The fake news is covering the eclipse from the sun’s side instead of the moon’s side, but if you look at it from the moon’s side the sun is blocking the moon’s side,” he said. “There are so many sides you can’t count all the sides.”

Additionally, Trump tore into the sun itself, calling it a “showboat” for its role in the solar eclipse.

“The sun thinks the world revolves around it,” Trump said. “Sad.”

Trump said the sun was a “big problem” that his predecessor, Barack Obama, did nothing to solve, but that that situation was about to change.

“It will be handled—we handle everything,” Trump said, adding that a preëmptive military strike on the sun was “very much on the table.”

Comment by Idaho Spud on July 29, 2017 at 10:03am

Here's something that surprised me.  Viewing the earth from a distance like you were viewing a classroom globe, the depth of the oceans are very thin.  A paper towel could slurp them all up.

 

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