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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: 14 hours ago

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 Fabio on July 11, 2010 at 6:52pm
Hard to tell from an article, without reading the actual papers, but I can't put my fingers on how they could reconcile that theory with our understanding of time as dimension of space itself. How can a universe "run out" of a dimension? As far as my amateurish understanding of physics goes, time only breaks down at quantum level or at singularity level. Dark energy sounds far more likely to me.
Comment by Jeff Klinger on July 10, 2010 at 1:02am
F***ing magnets! How do they work?
Comment by AtheistTech on July 3, 2010 at 8:23pm
I think this will be heralded as a giant leap forward for "man":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHIocNOHd7A
Comment by Tommy on June 26, 2010 at 8:04pm
I also enjoyed this. I went through it but I intend on going back and spending more time with this. I was interested on the part where we was down to 10,000 at one point. I actually heard 2500 on another site. Scientist think that this most likely thinned out all but the very smartest and strongest which gave us a big boost to becoming the people we are now. I sometimes wonder if we don't need thinning again.
Comment by Susan Stanko on June 26, 2010 at 7:15pm
I just sent this to my dad. Very interesting nad perfect for a visual learner such as myself.
Comment by Mrina on June 26, 2010 at 10:58am
What a great link JayBarti, thanks! I remember I used to think that as a kid too, that scientists were all "mad" and had crazy hair and mixed stuff in test tubes. But then I realized both my parents are scientists (and now I am one) and we're all relatively normal, just slightly more curious :)
Comment by JayBarti on June 24, 2010 at 2:13pm
Who's the Scientist?
Seventh graders describe scientists before and after a visit to Fermilab.
Comment by Andrew Hall on June 23, 2010 at 1:41pm
Today is Alan Turing's birthday: mathematician, computer scientist, helped break the German Enigma Code in WW2. He was an Atheist. He was gay.
http://laughinginpurgatory.blogspot.com/2010/06/alan-turings-birthd...
Comment by Aiden on June 16, 2010 at 10:40am
I use the RSS from e! Science News.
Comment by JayBarti on June 15, 2010 at 6:18pm
If you are looking for interesting science news, I recommend bookmarking or RSSing Nobel Intent from arstechnica.
 

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