Atheists who love Science!


Atheists who love Science!

A group for science enthusiasts of all types -- professionals, amateurs, students, anybody who loves science.

Members: 1571
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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!

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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!

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


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 sk8eycat on July 14, 2015 at 6:43pm

My first introduction to Clyde Tombaugh and Pluto.....I'm SO excited today!

Have Space Suit - Will Travel Robert A. Heinlein

Comment by tom sarbeck on July 7, 2015 at 11:55pm

Spud, NASA is reacting to probable budget cuts. They want Congress to continue giving them taxpayers' money.

Comment by Idaho Spud on July 7, 2015 at 2:35pm

NASA book shows how Space Station research offers "Benefits for Humanity".

Comment by Clarence Dember on April 21, 2015 at 8:33pm
Remarkable increment of time.
Comment by Idaho Spud on April 20, 2015 at 11:37am

A popping bubble caught in mid-pop:

Comment by Clarence Dember on April 17, 2015 at 2:57am
Yep. I used to do that on a pc. It roasted. Now i get no little x since I am using a galaxy 3 android phone in phone mode. It seems to work better in the microsoft phone browser though; and not Chrome either.
Comment by tom sarbeck on April 17, 2015 at 1:31am

I repair my sometimes egregious errors by:

1) selecting and copying the text (Ctrl-A, Ctrl-C for DOS users),

2) deleting the post via the tiny X in the upper right corner,

3) pasting the copied text into a new comment box (Ctrl-V), and

4) editing as required and adding the comment.

Comment by Clarence Dember on April 16, 2015 at 9:45pm
I'm getting some problems with seeing the type i set here. I will watch more carefully now that i have seen the results.
Comment by Clarence Dember on April 16, 2015 at 6:38pm
Tom Sarbeck:
I think nature and the things within it's locus have properties that can to a large degree be seen, felt, heard, or ascertained in some manner. Children and adults may suffer privation but it is no likely from nature which offers abundance. The rich bounty of our oceans are being decimated not by nature but by Fukishima. Philosophical defaults that lead to a non-failsafe nuclear power plant (multi) at that site would where blame for suffering should rest.
Comment by tom sarbeck on April 15, 2015 at 5:11pm

Clarence, I hadn't thought of Catholicism as the foundation of my atheism but I now see it really was.

I told many people that during its long history its leaders had devised answers to some hard questions, and for me to leave it I needed replies that would prevent my later return from either a personal crisis or "my deathbed".

What nuns or priests had described as heresies (i.e., the Pelagian heresy) I later saw were questions that merited better answers than dogmatic rejections.

For instance, in The Big Bang Never Happened, author Eric Lerner said Pelagius and his disciples had taught that the world’s pains and diseases were the result of nature’s laws and not punishment for sin. Catholicism, if it was to survive, had to call Pelagius an enemy.


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