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: 1581
Latest Activity: on Friday

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

"Science Isn't Broken"

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by tom sarbeck on Friday. 10 Replies

Dog-human alliance edged out Neanderthals

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Gerald Payne on Friday. 12 Replies

Not-amorphous glass

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 20. 0 Replies

Science Journals suffer large scale peer review fraud

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Clarence Dember Apr 17. 1 Reply

Common sense talk about climate change

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Michael Penn Apr 15. 2 Replies

Time goes both ways in the quantum world

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by tom sarbeck Apr 14. 1 Reply

Ebola Vaccine Very Promising

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Patricia Apr 10. 6 Replies

Wound Healing

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 14. 2 Replies

The Web is not the Net.

Started by Visvakarman Svetasvatara-Upanish. Last reply by Michael Penn Mar 14. 1 Reply

Science, information, and politics in the Anthropocene

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 12. 3 Replies

Marburg and Ebola Viruses

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

Climate Change Deniers.

Started by Visvakarman Svetasvatara-Upanish. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 4. 8 Replies

FDA hides fraud

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Feb 14. 4 Replies

Vulnerable to science denial

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Feb 8. 1 Reply

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Comment by Joan Denoo on January 23, 2015 at 7:40pm

"Chandra Celebrates the International Year of Light

"In this image, an expanding shell of debris called SNR 0519-69.0 is left behind after a massive star exploded in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way. Multimillion degree gas is seen in X-rays from Chandra, in blue. The outer edge of the explosion (red) and stars in the field of view are seen in visible light from the Hubble Space Telescope."

http://www.nasa.gov/content/chandra-celebrates-the-international-ye...

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 23, 2015 at 7:01pm

Patricia and Felaine, from the very far to the very near, the dimensions  stagger the imagination. 

Technologies open up possibilities far beyond those of former generations. There is so much work to do and so much pleasure to experience as we explore these aspects. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 23, 2015 at 6:48pm

Felaine, Doesn't that just give you goose bumps!? To think that "empty" space is that full of even more wonder than we can imagine. Eternity is far, far away. 

I wonder if daisies or bluebirds or trout or humans live anywhere out there?

Comment by sk8eycat on January 23, 2015 at 2:06am

From NASA & Hubble...Breathtaking!

http://www.scoopwhoop.com/news/wow-nasa/

Comment by Randall Smith on December 8, 2014 at 7:20am

There is much happening on the space exploration front. I just wish it got as much news coverage as something like what the Pope is doing.

Comment by Randall Smith on November 15, 2014 at 7:40am

Landing on a comet--awesome! Let's hope they get it to respond.

Comment by Deidre on October 18, 2014 at 1:47am

Comment by Grinning Cat on October 17, 2014 at 3:52pm

From Brazilian artist Carol Rossetti's series Mulheres / Women:

Clara is an engineer and she's done listening that women and mathematics "don't go together". Relax, Clara. Those who think that gender determines intellectual performance can't really have a good logical thought.(See a few more at Buzzfeed, or see the entire Women Project at the artist's website)

Comment by Idaho Spud on September 18, 2014 at 11:23am

Yellowstone's vents, geysers, hot springs, and popping mud pots are interesting.  

The last time I visited Yellowstone was before I knew it was a supervolcano, but that won't stop me from visiting it again.

But if that sucker blows again, we're all in for trouble.

Comment by Joan Denoo on September 18, 2014 at 10:51am

yellowstone national park -- 9/12/14

""Yellowstone, it turns out, is a supervolcano. It sits on top of an enormous hot spot, a reservoir of molten rock that rises from at least 125 miles down in the Earth. The heat from the hot spot is what powers all of Yellowstone's vents, geysers, hot springs, and popping mud pots. ..."

 

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