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: 1581
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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!

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

Intelligent life 90% less likely

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Idaho Spud 7 hours ago. 2 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

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

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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.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on December 25, 2013 at 11:50am

Thanksk Loren, for the Lawrence Krauss video. I agree with much of it. However I see us as creating meaning in a more significant way then he does. As Sagan says, "We are a way for the cosmos to know itself."

Comment by Joan Denoo on December 25, 2013 at 11:27am

Loren, the reality, "we don't run the government, the government runs us" defines a condition of our own making. We submit to the dictates of uninformed, voters who pick uninformed representatives and then wonder why our government is so messed up. 

To think critically, using the best information available, without mythology or superstition, occurs on an individual basis. We are not victims of irrationality unless we remain silent in face of misguidedness. 

 

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