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: 1571
Latest Activity: Oct 8

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

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

Peas learn by association

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Sean Murphy Jan 18. 1 Reply

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Comment by Lyra Silvertongue on July 14, 2011 at 10:16pm
I have actually never heard of Mole Day! As an engineering student, I am absolutely dorky enough to know of Pi Day, although I have never participated in any actual festivities.
Comment by George on July 14, 2011 at 3:39pm
Comment by John Secular Smith on July 10, 2011 at 12:47pm

http://www.sos.state.oh.us/SOS/ElectYourSticker.aspx?page=1634

 

Seriously people, the religionists are now winning!  Vote for Option 3, and keep Ohio from having a election day voting sticker that calls upon God!

 

Valid Ohio zip codes are 45044, 45069, 45014, 45424, 45365...

Comment by Chris on July 9, 2011 at 11:35am
Comment by Rhiannon Parks on July 9, 2011 at 10:41am
My dad called it heat lightning, but sometimes if a storm is far enough away, the flash from the lightning carries, but the sound waves from the thunder dissipate before they reach you.
Maybe it was that?
Comment by AtheistTech on July 9, 2011 at 10:24am
What direction did it come from? What was lit by that flash? How long did it last? What color was the light? Are you in a desert? Where did you see the flash?
Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on June 20, 2011 at 4:27pm
solidarity in creationism separation from public schools! common science sense!
Comment by Chris on March 26, 2011 at 11:31pm
There was a place on a hill just outside of Walnut Creek CA that had trilobite fossils when I was a kid.
Comment by Harry Meyer on March 26, 2011 at 10:53pm

Thanks to all of you! Now I've got to figure out which place would be best for us.

Sorry Joan you got a bug looking for me:(

 

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 26, 2011 at 1:02pm

In those same strata, we found hundreds of ammonites, some a foot across.  They are reported to grow as large as a house, although I looked and could not find one that large.  

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=ammonite+fossil+map&qpvt=am...

 

Central Texas is Cretaceous Era ... that ancient sea that covered all the central USA and Canada.  Trilobites, ammonites, sharks teeth, gastropods, cephalopods, all can be found in river and stream cuts.  If you go into really deep cuts you can find Devonian Era and there you will find the earliest signs of living matter.  

 

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