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Atheists who love Science!

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

Members: 1579
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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!!
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11/14/2009
Removed ability to send mass messages to everyone in the group. At 1000+ members, that seems like asking for spam.

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The Web is not the Net.

Started by Visvakarman Svetasvatara-Upanish on Wednesday. 0 Replies

Intelligent life 90% less likely

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Dec 9. 3 Replies

100 Billion Frames per second camera

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Dec 4. 0 Replies

Stem

Started by C.L.A.W.S.. Last reply by Sean Murphy Oct 31. 2 Replies

Green Tea Boosts Brainpower

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky Oct 28. 5 Replies

Quick Ebola tests on the horizon

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Deidre Oct 18. 2 Replies

Tenured Professor shouts "Fire!" in crowded theatre

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by David Layton Sep 27. 4 Replies

Max Planck on New Scientific Truth?

Started by Tom Sarbeck. Last reply by Luara Aug 13. 5 Replies

Electric Bacteria

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Luara Jul 18. 3 Replies

Vantablack

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Sean Murphy Jul 15. 1 Reply

Roundup Ready Corn IS Toxic

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 13. 7 Replies

Crowded rooms make you dumb

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Pat Jul 5. 4 Replies

American Lysenkoism

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jun 6. 1 Reply

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Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 31, 2012 at 12:50am

Wind Map

...visualization designers Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg have crafted something truly awe-inspiring from it. Wind Map pulls in hourly data from the National Digital Forecast Database, tracing wind speed and direction in near real-time while providing nationwide maximum and average figures. The result is something remarkably similar to NASA's Perpetual Ocean video, only Wind Map is an interactive, zoomable, and constantly changing project.


See Wind map here

Comment by Nontheist Central on March 30, 2012 at 2:55pm

Science FTW!  This is my favorite subject and I love all kinds of science.  Science is sexy!

Comment by Idaho Spud on March 29, 2012 at 1:30pm

It does sound like good news, Ann with an e.

Comment by Jessica Berman on March 29, 2012 at 5:28am
As someone with the BRCA1 mutation I applaud this decision. Myriad's patent prevents others from researching this gene, and keeps out other tests available outside the US. It's my gene and my mutation, they can't own it. (unless they pay us a licensing fee :-) )
Comment by Julie Carter on March 29, 2012 at 4:12am

Yeah, they can still use the isolated genes, but I think they made the right decision regarding the patents. You could really limit availability for medical treatment and research if they were patented.

Comment by TNT666 on March 29, 2012 at 1:11am

Wow, excellent, thanks!

Comment by annet on March 29, 2012 at 12:59am
Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on March 26, 2012 at 2:31pm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17503395

'Manned' private sub; seven miles below the surface of the ocean! Hello!

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 22, 2012 at 11:45am

Fractal Fun. It isn't as easy as it seems to "measure" a length of string. 

Comment by dr kellie on March 22, 2012 at 9:35am

I don't know, Joan.  I think I would love to have a pumpjack through my grave:)

 

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