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: 1582
Latest Activity: Jul 14

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 AtheistTech on July 9, 2011 at 10:24am
What direction did it come from? What was lit by that flash? How long did it last? What color was the light? Are you in a desert? Where did you see the flash?
Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on June 20, 2011 at 4:27pm
solidarity in creationism separation from public schools! common science sense!
Comment by Chris G on March 26, 2011 at 11:31pm
There was a place on a hill just outside of Walnut Creek CA that had trilobite fossils when I was a kid.
Comment by Harry Meyer on March 26, 2011 at 10:53pm

Thanks to all of you! Now I've got to figure out which place would be best for us.

Sorry Joan you got a bug looking for me:(

 

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 26, 2011 at 1:02pm

In those same strata, we found hundreds of ammonites, some a foot across.  They are reported to grow as large as a house, although I looked and could not find one that large.  

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=ammonite+fossil+map&qpvt=am...

 

Central Texas is Cretaceous Era ... that ancient sea that covered all the central USA and Canada.  Trilobites, ammonites, sharks teeth, gastropods, cephalopods, all can be found in river and stream cuts.  If you go into really deep cuts you can find Devonian Era and there you will find the earliest signs of living matter.  

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 26, 2011 at 12:05pm

Harry, I found a great site, Trilobite Paleogeography. They show a map of  Pangea supercontinent with the 

Lower Ordovician configuration, which means trilobites formed during that Era in the tropical zone.  

http://www.trilobites.info/trilopaleogeo.htm

The modern version is horseshoe crabs.  They can be found by the thousands, alive, I think it was Chesapeake Bay where I saw them. We lived in Wash DC and went to the ocean.  

http://horseshoecrab.org/sightings/

Comment by Susan Stanko on March 26, 2011 at 11:57am
I sounds like  a pop-up ad.  Try cleaning your cache (browser history)  If that doesn't help then scan it with a spyware scan.  I recommend Malware Bytes.
Comment by Joan Denoo on March 26, 2011 at 11:54am

No, not pop-up.  It is an adv that covers the page, even if I change the page size, and there are no escape buttons.  

I love my computer, but the advs are getting so aggressive and so prolific.  You know, I don't swear, but this has me bolloxed. 

Comment by Susan Stanko on March 26, 2011 at 11:47am
are we talking pop-up ads?
Comment by Joan Denoo on March 26, 2011 at 11:44am

I am so FUCKIN mad, I tried to Google "trilobites" and I got an adv. that I could not erase.  I got rid of my TV  because of adv. litter and am I going to have to get rid of my computer as well? 

 

In any even, I collected hundred of trilobites in central Texas and they are beautiful!  What a wonderful adventure you have planned.  I didn't go there, but I understand Arkansas has some beauties, and Wyoming.  But, the best way to discover where they are is through the search engine that does not dead end you into adv.   

 

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