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Atheists who love Science!

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

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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!

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Discussion Forum

Your Black Hole Eats Neutron Star Gold

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Aging Research Breakthrough

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

Paul Stamets - Bioremediation with Fungi

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

Metrology: The Science of Measurement

Started by Idaho Spud. Last reply by Plinius Jul 20. 13 Replies

time viewing

Started by jlaz. Last reply by jlaz May 13. 20 Replies

Corrupt Science

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Apr 11. 8 Replies

Michelle Thaller on Science Denial

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Andrew Mar 18. 12 Replies

Data Analytics and the Disintegration of Public Knowledge

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jan 19. 4 Replies

Peas learn by association

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Sean Murphy Jan 18. 1 Reply

Hyperkeystone Species

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Sean Murphy Jan 18. 2 Replies


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

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Comment by Boothby171 on October 9, 2009 at 12:05pm
@Aiden--I'm not sure how critical it is regarding how long the intelligentsia have known about a thing (for instance--I just learned of it on this thread!). The timer begins from when the morons in the conspiracy theory nut-house find out about it.
Comment by Aiden on October 9, 2009 at 11:27am

I would doubt that, considering we've known about Cruithne since 1986.
Comment by JayBarti on October 9, 2009 at 11:24am
@Boothby: I think your two week estimate is a rather generousness one.

@ Stephan: I know how I made the mistake. I saw the second animation of the orbit and completely missed the point. I think I will blame the cats for this one, they were distracting me with cuteness and the need to sleep at the time.
Comment by Boothby171 on October 9, 2009 at 10:55am
I give paranoid schizophrenics two weeks before this becomes the next "Planet X"
Comment by JayBarti on October 9, 2009 at 8:46am
Damn your right, that will teach me not to post stuff when I am tired. Doh
Comment by John Secular Smith on October 9, 2009 at 1:00am

The link you posted specifically says that the asteroid does not orbit the Earth.

Cruithne and Earth appear to "follow" each other in their paths around the Sun. This is why Cruithne is sometimes called "Earth's second moon". However, it does not orbit the Earth and is not a moon.
Comment by JayBarti on October 9, 2009 at 12:09am
Interesting things I never knew before...

The Earth has more then one natural satellite that orbits it. That is to say we have a second moon (asteroid actually).

3753 Cruithne
Comment by Susan Stanko on October 8, 2009 at 9:02pm
Comment by Gwen on September 25, 2009 at 5:36am
I have an app for my iPhone that tells me when and where I can spot the ISS. So far, I have always managed to miss it, but people tell me it is pretty awesome. In Northern CA you will be able to see it fly pass at 8:24:09 and the fly over will last 3m 11s. Look in the WNW. On the 26th you can see it at 7:13:27 and it will be visible for 5m 23s in the NW.
Comment by R. Daneel Olivaw on September 10, 2009 at 11:05pm

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