All Blog Posts Tagged 'gap' (3)

RR Excerpt #7: The Disappearing "God of the Gap"

This is excerpt #7 from The Reason Revolution: Atheism, Secular Humanism, and the Collapse of Religion, a short, FREE e-book available at Smashwords, Goodreads, and Amazon

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Added by DAN DANA on August 22, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Measuring The Distance To Very Distant Objects

I would really like to know how the Astronomers use "Red Shift", in the light spectrum,

to determine the distance to a very distant objects (see title).

The way I understand what the astronomers are doing is:

1. gather the light from a very distant object.

2. Pass the gathered light through a prism

3. Measure how far the red light has shifted. The more it shifts the farther away it is.

If this is where they stop their calculation of distance, to the very…

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Added by Larry Smith on June 28, 2012 at 6:32pm — 1 Comment

The Gender Disparity in Atheism, How Can it Change?

It is clear to many members of the atheist internet blogosphere that there is a noticeable gender disparity among participants in atheist activities (fora, blogs, comments, readership) online.There are also indications that this discrepancy is continued offline as well, in self-identification on surveys and in participation in atheist community groups. There is a similar disproportion in popular published material and mainstream…
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Added by Rikka on May 2, 2011 at 9:30pm — 32 Comments

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