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 Josh Lofy on July 19, 2008 at 9:07am
haha i have the shirt with the same pic as the group pic =P except mine is in red. its amazing =]
Comment by Sara on July 18, 2008 at 7:50pm
Haha, I said where I got the logo from in the group info from the start!

I have to say, I love the sound of a "genetic-heretic" :D
What could I be, a paleo-infidel?
Comment by Alan F. on July 18, 2008 at 8:43am
Vanessa, Parasite Rex is a great read. I actually know several people that were in the book and I went to grad school with Dan Brooks. The way Zimmer describes him is perfect!
Comment by Just Trying on July 17, 2008 at 11:05pm
Hello! I am a science wannabe. I am helping organize The Atlanta Science Tavern. Check us out: http://www.AtlantaScienceTavern.com
Comment by Tracy on July 17, 2008 at 10:14pm
Hi! I would fall somewhere between the "amateur" and "whatever" categories of invited newbes! =)
So now start saying smart stuff that I can interject my meaningless chatter into. Right away. Go.
Comment by Vanessa Mock on July 17, 2008 at 6:39pm
Actually, the logo is on a shirt. I have two from the website http://wearscience.com/

And to Alan F. I don't know a whole lot about parasites, but after reading Carl Zimmer's Parasite Rex, I think they're kind of awesome.

As for engineers, they're pretty cool. Just not as cool as biologists.
Comment by Ryan Toll on July 17, 2008 at 6:31pm
There's nothing wrong with engineers. Engineers are basically scientists who specialize in creating useful technologies.

I personally consider myself to be both an engineer and scientist (in training). In fact, the official name of the major that I'm pursuing is Materials Science & Engineering. I've got the best of both worlds. ;)
Comment by DieHappy on July 17, 2008 at 5:02pm
Hey, although I'm being labeled as a physicist, I love social sciences. My motto is: field theory for everyone!
Comment by Fizzy on July 17, 2008 at 12:31pm
Well... I suppose we can let engineers in.

Q: Why don't engineering majors make jokes about physicists?
A: They need someone to help them with their homework.
Comment by Craig Olson on July 17, 2008 at 12:09pm
Hi Folks. I'm a civil & structural engineer so I hope the "real" scientists won't hold that against me.;-) I recall an undergrad saying: "If it's green & wiggles, it's biology. If it stinks & explodes, it's chemistry. If it doesn't work, it's physics. If it's perfect, it's mathematics." I'd add "If it gets the job done and doesn't cost too much, it's engineering."
 

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