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: 1567
Latest Activity: Jun 16

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

Switching to Green Energy Too Late

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jun 11. 12 Replies

Google Duplex: AI That Passes the Turing Test?

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller May 15. 4 Replies

Reading Robots Beat Us

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Sean Murphy Jan 16. 1 Reply

CRISPR-Cas9 to treat diseases

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Cane Kostovski Dec 9, 2017. 2 Replies

Fake Medical Journals

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Chris Dec 4, 2017. 3 Replies

First robot citizenship

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Idaho Spud Nov 29, 2017. 4 Replies

Flying Insects Three-Fourths Gone

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Oct 19, 2017. 7 Replies

Scientists Closing in on the Dawn of Plate Tectonics

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by tom sarbeck Sep 30, 2017. 4 Replies

Data Analytics and the Disintegration of Public Knowledge

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Sky God Sep 30, 2017. 5 Replies

How to Identify That Light in the Sky

Started by Joan Denoo Sep 24, 2017. 0 Replies

Fireball

Started by Patricia Sep 5, 2017. 0 Replies

A New 'Star Crab'

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Patricia Sep 4, 2017. 2 Replies

Atheism isn’t enough, and it isn’t very satisfying

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 31, 2017. 13 Replies

Your Black Hole Eats Neutron Star Gold

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 5, 2017. 0 Replies

Aging Research Breakthrough

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jul 29, 2017. 5 Replies

Paul Stamets - Bioremediation with Fungi

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by tom sarbeck Jul 26, 2017. 1 Reply

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Comment by Chris on July 9, 2011 at 11:35am
Comment by Rhiannon Parks on July 9, 2011 at 10:41am
My dad called it heat lightning, but sometimes if a storm is far enough away, the flash from the lightning carries, but the sound waves from the thunder dissipate before they reach you.
Maybe it was that?
Comment by Cane Kostovski 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 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. 

 

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