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: Jun 29

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 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

Dog-human alliance edged out Neanderthals

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Michael Penn Mar 4. 1 Reply

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

Brain and Spinal Cord

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jan 18. 3 Replies

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Comment by Tracy on July 17, 2008 at 10:14pm
Hi! I would fall somewhere between the "amateur" and "whatever" categories of invited newbes! =)
So now start saying smart stuff that I can interject my meaningless chatter into. Right away. Go.
Comment by Vanessa Mock on July 17, 2008 at 6:39pm
Actually, the logo is on a shirt. I have two from the website http://wearscience.com/

And to Alan F. I don't know a whole lot about parasites, but after reading Carl Zimmer's Parasite Rex, I think they're kind of awesome.

As for engineers, they're pretty cool. Just not as cool as biologists.
Comment by Ryan Toll on July 17, 2008 at 6:31pm
There's nothing wrong with engineers. Engineers are basically scientists who specialize in creating useful technologies.

I personally consider myself to be both an engineer and scientist (in training). In fact, the official name of the major that I'm pursuing is Materials Science & Engineering. I've got the best of both worlds. ;)
Comment by DieHappy on July 17, 2008 at 5:02pm
Hey, although I'm being labeled as a physicist, I love social sciences. My motto is: field theory for everyone!
Comment by Fizzy on July 17, 2008 at 12:31pm
Well... I suppose we can let engineers in.

Q: Why don't engineering majors make jokes about physicists?
A: They need someone to help them with their homework.
Comment by Craig Olson on July 17, 2008 at 12:09pm
Hi Folks. I'm a civil & structural engineer so I hope the "real" scientists won't hold that against me.;-) I recall an undergrad saying: "If it's green & wiggles, it's biology. If it stinks & explodes, it's chemistry. If it doesn't work, it's physics. If it's perfect, it's mathematics." I'd add "If it gets the job done and doesn't cost too much, it's engineering."
Comment by Fizzy on July 17, 2008 at 11:14am
I love the logo, I want it on a t-shirt!

I'm a scientician with an emphasis on fizzicks.
Comment by Alan F. on July 16, 2008 at 3:36pm
Hi everyone. I have a PhD in biology/biochemistry. My area of specialization was parasite biochemistry, especially skin penetration mechanisms. However, I am no longer working in the field (long story).
Comment by Sara on July 15, 2008 at 9:32pm
Thanks for joining! I joined the biologists one too. :)

I'm probably going to have to take you up on that advice for grad school, Lisa -- the whole thing has me pretty intimidated. :S
Comment by Andrew on July 15, 2008 at 5:06pm
Hi. I started a group for biologists, but see you've started a general science group, so obviously I had to join it too!
 

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