Atheists who love Science!


Atheists who love Science!

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

Members: 1572
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!

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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

Flying Insects Three-Fourths Gone

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Oct 19. 7 Replies


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 Randall Smith on November 15, 2014 at 7:40am

Landing on a comet--awesome! Let's hope they get it to respond.

Comment by Deidre on October 18, 2014 at 1:47am

Comment by Grinning Cat on October 17, 2014 at 3:52pm

From Brazilian artist Carol Rossetti's series Mulheres / Women:

Clara is an engineer and she's done listening that women and mathematics "don't go together". Relax, Clara. Those who think that gender determines intellectual performance can't really have a good logical thought.(See a few more at Buzzfeed, or see the entire Women Project at the artist's website)

Comment by Idaho Spud on September 18, 2014 at 11:23am

Yellowstone's vents, geysers, hot springs, and popping mud pots are interesting.  

The last time I visited Yellowstone was before I knew it was a supervolcano, but that won't stop me from visiting it again.

But if that sucker blows again, we're all in for trouble.

Comment by Joan Denoo on September 18, 2014 at 10:51am

yellowstone national park -- 9/12/14

""Yellowstone, it turns out, is a supervolcano. It sits on top of an enormous hot spot, a reservoir of molten rock that rises from at least 125 miles down in the Earth. The heat from the hot spot is what powers all of Yellowstone's vents, geysers, hot springs, and popping mud pots. ..."

Comment by Idaho Spud on September 12, 2014 at 3:18pm

Couldn't find the frequency on my microwave oven, but I did find the air inlet clogged with dust!  Cleaning that should improve the oven's efficiency and extend it's life.

Comment by Joan Denoo on September 11, 2014 at 11:10pm

Tom, your statement, "pond scum descendant gave us chocolate" is a keeper! 

Comment by Joan Denoo on September 11, 2014 at 7:52pm

Grinning Cat, fascinating! Who would have thought we could figure that out and the results that occurred. 

Comment by Loren Miller on September 11, 2014 at 6:46pm

Love the video, GC!  Very clever!

Comment by tom sarbeck on September 11, 2014 at 2:03pm

Yeah, GC. An xian once challenged me to name a benefit of evolution.

To make sure he wouldn't give me a "Yes, but evolution also...." response, I told him a pond scum descendant gave us chocolate.


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