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: 1570
Latest Activity: Nov 27

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

Corrupt Science

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

Super-Silk

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

Planetary Context of the Anthropocene

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

3-D Printed Bone Repair

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 28. 0 Replies

Cold Vaccine Progress

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 28. 0 Replies

Publish-Or-Perish Guarantees Flawed Research

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

Acoustic Prism

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

Hyperkeystone Species

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jun 21. 1 Reply

Diagnostic test for ALL viruses

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

Primate Evolution

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

Stem Cells Treat Stroke

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

Our Limbs May Have Evolved From Sharks Gills?

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

CRISPR soon to cure diseases

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Qiana-Maieev Apr 21. 1 Reply

Magnetic Field Powered By Moon

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 31. 0 Replies

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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

Comment by Plinius on January 25, 2015 at 1:58am

I visit NASA APOD every day; it's my only chance to see some stars. Here the light pollution is so bad that we sometimes see a planet or a some stars but too few to see the pattern.

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 24, 2015 at 6:32pm

http://www.mediavr.com/stars/stars.htm

On the far right, bottom of the photo, press the circle button for a panoramic view of the Milky Way.

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 24, 2015 at 6:15pm

I love astronomy and do get the photo of the day from NASA. I don't like it enough to learn the names of the constellations and stars. Of course, I know the usual ones ... the Dippers and Cassiopea, stuff like that. 

According to Tyson, when the Milky Way and Andromeda collide, there will not be too much collision because the stars will dance and circle around each other and mingle their dust clouds. 

Comment by tom sarbeck on January 24, 2015 at 5:55pm

Fasten your seatbelts, future earthlings.

I understand that Andromeda and our Milky Way will collide.

In about five billion years.

Does anyone else get NASA's Astronomy Pic of the Day?

Search on NASA APOD. Every day a different pic.

I've made it my Firefox browser homepage.

Comment by Idaho Spud on January 24, 2015 at 11:10am

My computer wouldn't show "NASA's Largest Picture Ever Taken" so I had to hunt for it.  Finally found it and it was amazing how much I could zoom-in on it.

Comment by sk8eycat on January 24, 2015 at 10:27am

The only thing I ever did was try to work up a comedy act with a partner.  Gave it up when the bruises got to be too obvious.  I always liked being part of a team.  Especially in the obligatory "precision" numbers.

There were three of us in the bear suits, and nobody could see my face, or even tell if I was male or female (because of the padding.)  We had to be "cute and friendly" so that children wouldn't start screaming (they did anyway) when we handed them giant lollipops.....  Southern kids were the worst....the kids in Mexico City were  not only enchanted, they wanted to follow us back onto the ice..  We learned how to say "too slippery" in Spanish, but we really had to yell it inside those heads.

 

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