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: 1580
Latest Activity: yesterday

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

Max Planck on New Scientific Truth?

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

Lead Ebola Doctor In Sierra Leone Contracts It Himself

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Sentient Biped Jul 23. 3 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

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

Started by Gregory Phillip Dearth. Last reply by Idaho Spud May 25. 62 Replies

Decline of Evidence-Based Medicine

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Luara May 16. 6 Replies

Canadian war on science

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck May 14. 2 Replies

Nuke close call in 1961

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner May 11. 3 Replies

Green Tea Boosts Brainpower

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner May 11. 3 Replies

Link Discovered Between Prostate Cancer and Vitamin D Deficiency

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner May 11. 1 Reply

Japan stepping up to space-based solar power

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Idaho Spud May 4. 6 Replies

Common Gene Variation Linked to Colon Cancer

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky May 2. 5 Replies

Amazing Chameleon Vine

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Apr 25. 0 Replies

Cholesterol Linked to Alzheimer's

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Apr 23. 2 Replies

Nanoparticle Wound Glue

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Apr 20. 0 Replies

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Comment by Aiden on August 12, 2009 at 9:06am
I'm the guy that's afraid of needles and cringes like a little girl with a skinned knee when Gwen injects me with the Big Pharma drugs that Stephan helps produce...
Comment by Gwen on August 11, 2009 at 11:35pm
Welcome Stephan! I'm an RN, I am the one who injects the 'big pharma' drugs after making sure it is the right drug, person, reason, route, dose, time, and administration, and watch out for side effects to make sure you don't die after I inject you! LOL!!
Comment by John Secular Smith on August 11, 2009 at 11:16pm
Silly me, I've been commenting but haven't introduced myself. I'm Stephan, and I'm educated in Molecular and Evolutionary biology with a big heap of genetics. I'm a practicing microbiologist for Big Pharma, but I'm not trying to gouge you in the wallet, just making sure you don't die after injecting something.
Comment by Gwen on August 11, 2009 at 11:07pm
Linda, just remember that a strong nail needs to be hammered many times before it is flush to a piece of hardwood, but once the effort has been made to hammer it in well, it stays and it holds!! I started in my 30s when I thought I was too old to, and yet here I am! Yes, books are your friends, try auditing a community college course, it used to be free, that way you get guidance. Other good science podcasts are Astronomy Cast (a lot goes over my head, but it is in language geared toward the lay person)and skeptech and the SGU 5X5, too. Those are good starter podcasts if you like SGU and are science based.
Comment by linda wagner on August 11, 2009 at 9:20pm
thanks, I have been listening to lots of podcasts, like sceptics guide to the universe, which is my favorite. but many others. I find this is the best way for me to have a science education. Reading about it is soooo slow. and I have to use a dictonary all the time. Right now I'm reading "The Link" by Colin Tudge. Its very slow going. I'm worried about how much I'm acually retaining. O well little by little. Linda
Comment by Mike Hein on August 11, 2009 at 7:49pm
Fire away with any questions Linda. I'm sure this group will be able to answer or point you to good reference materials.
Comment by linda wagner on August 11, 2009 at 7:40pm
I'm new to this group. Love Science. I don't have much education, so I'm educating myself. I guess that makes me an amateur enthusiast. Linda
Comment by Malena on August 4, 2009 at 9:57am
There is a group about pets: Even heathens love their pets!. But post it here, I don´t have a dog and I want to read it.
Comment by Jared Lardo on July 18, 2009 at 4:36pm
vandrerol, the first time I saw it, I felt a satisfaction at the filling of that giant hole that my biology class left unfilled. The book skirted abiogenesis completely by saying something like "Scientists believe that life arose in the first place by a process know as abiogenesis." The word was bolded for certain. They just touched on it and didn't poke or look at all and moved on to the chapter about Pavlov's dogs.
Comment by vandrerol on July 16, 2009 at 12:47pm
I love that video. When I saw it, it was the first time I actually thought I could understand abiogenesis.
 

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