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: 1577
Latest Activity: 14 hours ago

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

Common Gene Variation Linked to Colon Cancer

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Reginald Finley Sr 14 hours ago. 2 Replies

Nanoparticle Wound Glue

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner 22 hours ago. 0 Replies

Science and Religion Cannot Be Reconciled

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by gAIL on Thursday. 21 Replies

Green Tea Boosts Brainpower

Started by John Jubinsky Apr 14. 0 Replies

Big Bang, its limits, and being OK with "I don't know"

Started by Gregory Phillip Dearth. Last reply by Gregory Phillip Dearth Mar 23. 59 Replies

1,500 year old frozen moss grows

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Idaho Spud Mar 22. 2 Replies

Fast, Cheap and Ethical Stem Cells

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky Mar 15. 4 Replies

Academic papers generated by computer programs widespread

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Mar 15. 6 Replies

Nuke close call in 1961

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Michael Penn Mar 12. 2 Replies

Million Year Memory Storage with 5D Glass

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Luara Feb 28. 3 Replies

Canadian war on science

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

Cholesterol Linked to Alzheimer's

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Sean Murphy Dec 31. 1 Reply

Giant twisters in the Lagoon Nebula

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Dec 26, 2013. 2 Replies

Joe Romm science quote

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Dec 9, 2013. 5 Replies

Quantum Light Harvesting Hints at New Form of Computing

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Luara Dec 2, 2013. 1 Reply

Fish Oil May Cause Prostate Cancer

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky Nov 29, 2013. 3 Replies

Academic Fraud is a Chinese industry

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Oct 2, 2013. 5 Replies

Elon Musk: The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity ...

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Sarah Walton Sep 29, 2013. 9 Replies

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Comment by Gregory Phillip Dearth on March 12, 2014 at 8:25am

You do know the universe is expanding? This is a direct observation. The Big Bang theory is not only factual, but has made predictions that have also been verified by observation. It successfully describes the expansion to a fine degree of accuracy. It says nothing about how long any singularity existed before expanding or how it started. Thus it is not creation-like at all. But saying you dont believe thw Big Bang is like saying you dont believe in gravity. Theories are not dogmas to be "believed in". They are the best descriptions of processes. And in the case of the Big Bang, are confirmable explanations.

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 11, 2014 at 11:30pm

Loren and Randall, thank you so much for calling attention to the 6 Minutes story of ALMA: Peering into the universe's past. It reveals so many beautiful images, and the stories behind them far outshine the mythology that has grown in cultures all over the planet. Imagine ancient Chlian's stories, compared to ancient Australian stories. I will have to look and see if I can find such stories and see how different cultures interpreted what they saw. 

This video is a real keeper! 

Comment by Loren Miller on March 10, 2014 at 7:50am

For those who missed the piece on the Alma Telescopes, the link to the 60 Minutes story is here.

Please enjoy!

Comment by Randall Smith on March 10, 2014 at 7:45am

Did anybody see the "60 Minutes" feature on the Chilean telescopes (March 9)? Amazing!

Comment by Randall Smith on February 16, 2014 at 7:52am
It won't be long--as soon as we have a nice Spring day--that preachers and other "pray-ers" will be thanking the lord for "this beautiful day". All this bitterly cold, snowy, miserable winter we've had will be forgotten (forgiven?). God had nothing to do with the bad weather, only the good. If you hear a piercing scream in the wilderness, that will be mine.
Comment by Gary Berg-Cross on February 6, 2014 at 1:44pm
For Science lovers.   Free Talk by Fred Edwords  2-4 Sat.  Feb 15th (2-4) at Wheaton MD Library
Sponsored by WASH MDC (Washington Area Secular Humanists) meeting as part of Darwin Week.
"How Noah and His Ark Became Lost at Sea."
What sort of Noah will Russell Crowe play in his new movie slated for release in March? What is the prognosis for the Creation Museum's Ark Encounter theme park originally scheduled to open this spring in Kentucky? As it turns out, both of these efforts to make the Noah's Ark story work in the real world reveal fatal flaws in the biblical account. Come learn how evolutionary biology and other scientific fields utterly sink this creationist boat! 
Fred Edwords has 36 years experience in freethought leadership, having led local and national organizations since 1977. He was executive director of the American Humanist Association for fifteen years, editor of the Humanist magazine for twelve, and has served as national director of the United Coalition of Reason since its founding in early 2009,ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular
Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 6, 2014 at 1:21pm

Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on January 10, 2014 at 7:21pm
Comment by Secular School Teacher on December 29, 2013 at 7:21pm

How Archaeology Disproves the four foundational stories of the Bible
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/12/24/1265119/-How-Archaeology-D...

Comment by Tom Sarbeck on December 26, 2013 at 4:13am

Religious and political dogmas don't want us making our own meanings.

I started making mine in the late 1950s. Finding work I liked that paid well made the task vastly easier.

Krauss told of doing what everyone who wants to be free has to do.

 

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