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: 1573
Latest Activity: Oct 21

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

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

Michelle Thaller on Science Denial

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Andrew Mar 18. 12 Replies

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Comment by Idaho Spud on March 4, 2017 at 12:32pm

Good sign Ruth.

Comment by Gary S on March 3, 2017 at 9:58pm

Like the sign Ruth and Concur Sean.

Comment by Sean Murphy on March 3, 2017 at 9:50pm

Awesome sign - it's sad that this is something that needs to be demanded though...

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 3, 2017 at 4:45pm

Mollie Katzen @MollieKatzen #standupforscience

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 5, 2017 at 2:34pm

Secret Science Bill to gut science and health protections.

On Tuesday, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology is expected to hold a hearing on a bill to undermine health regulations that is based on a strategy cooked up by tobacco industry strategists more than two decades ago. At what Republicans on the committee have dubbed the “Making EPA Great Again” hearing, lawmakers are likely to discuss “The Secret Science Reform Act,” a bill that would limit the EPA to using only data that can be replicated or made available for “independent analysis.”

The proposal may sound reasonable enough at first. But because health research often contains confidential personal information that is illegal to share, the bill would prevent the EPA from using many of the best scientific studies. It would also prohibit using studies of one-time events, such as the Gulf oil spill or the effect of a partial ban of chlorpyrifos on children, which fueled the EPA’s decision to eliminate all agricultural uses of the pesticide, because these events — and thus the studies of them — can’t be repeated. Although it is nominally about transparency, the bill leaves intact protections that allow industry to keep much of its own inner workings and skewed research secret from the public, while delegitimizing studies done by researchers with no vested interest in their outcome. [emphasis mine]

REPUBLICANS ARE USING BIG TOBACCO’S SECRET SCIENCE PLAYBOOK TO GUT ...

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Comment by Michael Penn on February 4, 2017 at 3:05am

Alternative Facts is the biggest hoot I've ever heard in my entire life. Yes, we all know that toddlers thrive in pollution.

Scientists do need to speak up, but soon the other side will produce a 5th grade science teacher who is also a Christian. How can they even keep a straight face?

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 3, 2017 at 10:31pm

LOL

Journal of Alternative Facts tweet

Comment by tom sarbeck on January 29, 2017 at 6:19pm
Yes, as the woman in the clip said, scientists "have to stannd up![, speak up,] and be counted."
Good clip, Ruth.
Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on January 29, 2017 at 5:57pm

Scientists standing up for science.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on January 28, 2017 at 11:12am
 

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