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Atheists who love Science!

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

Members: 1565
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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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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

Data Analytics and the Disintegration of Public Knowledge

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner yesterday. 4 Replies

Peas learn by association

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Sean Murphy on Wednesday. 1 Reply

Hyperkeystone Species

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Sean Murphy on Wednesday. 2 Replies

Corrupt Science

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Nov 23, 2016. 6 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

Cold Vaccine Progress

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

Publish-Or-Perish Guarantees Flawed Research

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Sep 22, 2016. 1 Reply

Earth like planet may be only 4.25 light-years away.

Started by Idaho Spud. Last reply by Idaho Spud Aug 26, 2016. 8 Replies

Acoustic Prism

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Aug 13, 2016. 1 Reply

Diagnostic test for ALL viruses

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Alexandra Rodriguez Jun 20, 2016. 6 Replies

Primate Evolution

Started by Qiana-Maieev. Last reply by Qiana-Maieev Jun 19, 2016. 3 Replies

New Planet Is Largest Discovered That Orbits Two Suns

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jun 15, 2016. 1 Reply

Stem Cells Treat Stroke

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Qiana-Maieev Jun 2, 2016. 1 Reply

Our Limbs May Have Evolved From Sharks Gills?

Started by Qiana-Maieev. Last reply by Sean Murphy Apr 22, 2016. 1 Reply

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Comment by Fabio on July 11, 2010 at 7:08pm
Whatever that is, it looks pretty awesome :D
Comment by Fabio on July 11, 2010 at 7:06pm
That's pretty much correct. We know the phenomenon of gravity, but don't really know what causes it. Relativity describes gravity as a property of the curvature of space-time itself. String theory describes it the way it does all other fundamental forces, as the result of the exchange of virtual particles called gravitons. To date the two views have resisted all attempts to reconcile them.
Comment by Fabio on July 11, 2010 at 6:52pm
Hard to tell from an article, without reading the actual papers, but I can't put my fingers on how they could reconcile that theory with our understanding of time as dimension of space itself. How can a universe "run out" of a dimension? As far as my amateurish understanding of physics goes, time only breaks down at quantum level or at singularity level. Dark energy sounds far more likely to me.
Comment by Jeff Klinger on July 10, 2010 at 1:02am
F***ing magnets! How do they work?
Comment by AtheistTech on July 3, 2010 at 8:23pm
I think this will be heralded as a giant leap forward for "man":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHIocNOHd7A
Comment by Tommy on June 26, 2010 at 8:04pm
I also enjoyed this. I went through it but I intend on going back and spending more time with this. I was interested on the part where we was down to 10,000 at one point. I actually heard 2500 on another site. Scientist think that this most likely thinned out all but the very smartest and strongest which gave us a big boost to becoming the people we are now. I sometimes wonder if we don't need thinning again.
Comment by Susan Stanko on June 26, 2010 at 7:15pm
I just sent this to my dad. Very interesting nad perfect for a visual learner such as myself.
Comment by Mrina on June 26, 2010 at 10:58am
What a great link JayBarti, thanks! I remember I used to think that as a kid too, that scientists were all "mad" and had crazy hair and mixed stuff in test tubes. But then I realized both my parents are scientists (and now I am one) and we're all relatively normal, just slightly more curious :)
Comment by JayBarti on June 24, 2010 at 2:13pm
Who's the Scientist?
Seventh graders describe scientists before and after a visit to Fermilab.
Comment by Andrew Hall on June 23, 2010 at 1:41pm
Today is Alan Turing's birthday: mathematician, computer scientist, helped break the German Enigma Code in WW2. He was an Atheist. He was gay.
http://laughinginpurgatory.blogspot.com/2010/06/alan-turings-birthd...
 

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