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: 1585
Latest Activity: on Tuesday

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

Brain and Spinal Cord

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jan 18. 3 Replies

Google Makes First Fully Self-Driving Car

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Clarence Dember Dec 23, 2014. 1 Reply

The Web is not the Net.

Started by Visvakarman Svetasvatara-Upanish Dec 17, 2014. 0 Replies

Intelligent life 90% less likely

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by tom sarbeck Dec 9, 2014. 3 Replies

100 Billion Frames per second camera

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Dec 4, 2014. 0 Replies

Stem

Started by C.L.A.W.S.. Last reply by Sean Murphy Oct 31, 2014. 2 Replies

Green Tea Boosts Brainpower

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky Oct 28, 2014. 5 Replies

Quick Ebola tests on the horizon

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Deidre Oct 18, 2014. 2 Replies

Reptiles learning through purposeful imitation?

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Luara Oct 1, 2014. 6 Replies

Tenured Professor shouts "Fire!" in crowded theatre

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by David Layton Sep 27, 2014. 4 Replies

New Drug Very Promising in Treatment of Heart Failure

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky Sep 2, 2014. 3 Replies

Max Planck on New Scientific Truth?

Started by tom sarbeck. Last reply by Luara Aug 13, 2014. 5 Replies

Lead Ebola Doctor In Sierra Leone Contracts It Himself

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Daniel W Jul 23, 2014. 3 Replies

Electric Bacteria

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Luara Jul 18, 2014. 3 Replies

Vantablack

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Sean Murphy Jul 15, 2014. 1 Reply

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Comment by sk8eycat on January 23, 2015 at 7:57pm

Joan and Patricia, you two have been helping me so much to get over my sh*tty morning today.  There isn't anything that I enjoy more than looking at the universe and realizing that I don't really matter all that much.

Thank you!

Comment by Patricia on January 23, 2015 at 7:48pm

I love pictures like this & have many as computer wallpapers as well as some screen savers.

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 23, 2015 at 7:40pm

"Chandra Celebrates the International Year of Light

"In this image, an expanding shell of debris called SNR 0519-69.0 is left behind after a massive star exploded in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way. Multimillion degree gas is seen in X-rays from Chandra, in blue. The outer edge of the explosion (red) and stars in the field of view are seen in visible light from the Hubble Space Telescope."

http://www.nasa.gov/content/chandra-celebrates-the-international-ye...

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 23, 2015 at 7:01pm

Patricia and Felaine, from the very far to the very near, the dimensions  stagger the imagination. 

Technologies open up possibilities far beyond those of former generations. There is so much work to do and so much pleasure to experience as we explore these aspects. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 23, 2015 at 6:48pm

Felaine, Doesn't that just give you goose bumps!? To think that "empty" space is that full of even more wonder than we can imagine. Eternity is far, far away. 

I wonder if daisies or bluebirds or trout or humans live anywhere out there?

Comment by Patricia on January 23, 2015 at 1:13pm

Now that's what you call beauty of the stunning type!!! Thanks!!!

Comment by sk8eycat on January 23, 2015 at 2:06am

From NASA & Hubble...Breathtaking!

http://www.scoopwhoop.com/news/wow-nasa/

Comment by Patricia on January 18, 2015 at 2:32pm

Live imaging captures how blood stem cells take root in the body

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 10:47 AM PST

A see-through zebrafish and enhanced imaging provide the first direct glimpse of how blood stem cells take root in the body to generate blood. Researchers describe a surprisingly dynamic system that offers clues for improving bone marrow transplants, and for helping those transplants 'take.'

Comment by Patricia on December 8, 2014 at 1:47pm

Me too Randy. Not to mention the advances made in medical research as well!

Comment by Randall Smith on December 8, 2014 at 7:20am

There is much happening on the space exploration front. I just wish it got as much news coverage as something like what the Pope is doing.

 

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