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Atheists who love Science!

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

Members: 1567
Latest Activity: on Saturday

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

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

Data Analytics and the Disintegration of Public Knowledge

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jan 19. 4 Replies

Peas learn by association

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

Hyperkeystone Species

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Sean Murphy Jan 18. 2 Replies

Super-Silk

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Idaho Spud Oct 10, 2016. 1 Reply

Planetary Context of the Anthropocene

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Chris Oct 2, 2016. 1 Reply

3-D Printed Bone Repair

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 28, 2016. 0 Replies

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Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 13, 2015 at 5:23pm

How America was founded (from cheezburger)

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 6, 2015 at 12:05pm

Tom, thanks for the lead to STEM. I can't believe I didn't know about this site. It looks like I am going to have some interesting reading. 

Patricia, I like the information about Sun-like star J1407. 

Grinning Cat, about the Beall's List of Predatory, Open-Access Publishers by Jeffrey Beall, this list is comprehensive. When my former husband earned his dental degree it was enough to practice, but he had to go for his boards to become Board Qualified and then board Certified. If a dentist was Board Certified, there was an asterisk behind his or her name. If they were Board Qualified, there was half an asterisk. This group was called "Half Ast" by their colleagues. We need something like that to determine the quality of the journal. I could not possibly remember all the titles, just in my field of applied behavioral science. 

Comment by Idaho Spud on March 5, 2015 at 4:05pm
Comment by Sean Murphy on March 4, 2015 at 4:55pm

Nice, Ruth Anthony-Gardner  - medicine that actually works is something that will never cease to amaze me either.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on March 3, 2015 at 8:27am

Courtesy of Why Evolution is True, Larry Krauss zings DeQuack Chopra via Twitter.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 2, 2015 at 10:04pm

Comment by Grinning Cat on February 13, 2015 at 4:40pm

A list that's unfortunately necessary: Beall's List of Predatory, Open-Access Publishers -- companies that masquerade as publishers of respected journals, but are actually vanity presses, printing articles for virtually anyone who'll pay their high fees, with sham or nonexistent "peer review".

http://carbon.ucdenver.edu/~jbeall/Beall%27s%20List%20of%20Predator...

Comment by tom sarbeck on January 26, 2015 at 10:24am

Quite fascinating AND endlessly remarkable.

And costly beyond measure.

We Yanks have to provide opportunities for people trained in STEM (science, technology, etc).

Without a supply of such people, our war-making powers would atrophy.

Comment by Randall Smith on January 26, 2015 at 7:34am

Quite remarkable!

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 25, 2015 at 3:06pm

 

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