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Atheists who love Science!

A group for science enthusiasts of all types -- professionals, amateurs, students, anybody who loves science.

Website: http://www.thinkatheist.com/group/science
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Do You Need The Universe To Have Had A Beginning?

Started by Tom Sarbeck. Last reply by Davis Goodman May 19. 32 Replies

OLDEST KNOWN ANCESTOR?

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by Pope Beanie Jan 31. 5 Replies

A Dark Milky Way?

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Dec 8, 2016. 6 Replies

African clawed frog

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by Pope Beanie Oct 21, 2016. 2 Replies

Where does increased complexity come from in evolution?

Started by Anthony Blair. Last reply by Reg The Fronkey Farmer Sep 5, 2016. 206 Replies

3.7-billion-year-old fossils

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by JadeBlackOlive Sep 1, 2016. 2 Replies

Atheists Think about What We Believe, Don't We?

Started by Tom Sarbeck. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Aug 12, 2016. 4 Replies

CuriosityStream, anyone?

Started by Pope Beanie. Last reply by TJ Jul 13, 2016. 2 Replies

Mysterious cosmic radio bursts found to repeat

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by Unseen Jul 10, 2016. 5 Replies

Neanderthals used fire in caves:

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by TJ Jun 29, 2016. 9 Replies

Migration back to Africa took place during the Palaeolithic

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by Pope Beanie Jun 19, 2016. 7 Replies

Fossil Dog

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by Unseen Jun 8, 2016. 13 Replies

Pre-Clovis civilization in Florida

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by Belle Rose May 15, 2016. 4 Replies

On Canine Evolution and Domestication

Started by Pope Beanie. Last reply by TJ May 13, 2016. 4 Replies

Teeth vs. Tools

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by JadeBlackOlive Apr 28, 2016. 2 Replies

How Dinosaurs Grew From Hatchlings to Adults

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by JadeBlackOlive Apr 6, 2016. 18 Replies

Think your DNA is all human?

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by SteveInCO Mar 27, 2016. 9 Replies

Rate of carbon emissions put in context

Started by Pope Beanie Mar 24, 2016. 0 Replies

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Comment by Don on November 25, 2010 at 9:22am
What are your more specific plans, I wonder, Justin? That is, are you intending to pursue a bachelor's degree in, say, biology? Or do you simply want to take a few science courses? For many years I worked as an academic advisor to adult college students in the Vermont State College system, and I teach expository and creative writing to adults in the University of Maryland's online baccalaureate program.

Some adults who contemplate enrolling in a bachelor's degree program are moved by a specific sort of enthusiasm like yours, because they realize they need a validating credential or because there's some aspect of formal learning they feel a special hunger for. One thing to remember--if it's a degree you'll be seeking--is that a liberal arts degree is a comprehensive and broadening degree, one that will oblige you to earn credits in all areas of a liberal arts curriculum. Of the 120 credits generally required for the BA/BS degree (at 3 credits a course), only about 30-40 are likely to be in your science concentration. You'll be taking courses in literature, languages, art, history, math, and so on as well. Is that the path you want to take?
Comment by Sydni Moser on November 21, 2010 at 2:41pm


5 Famous Scientists Dismissed as Morons in Their Time
By Anthony Jurado
Nov 21, 2010

Every nutjob in the world with some out-there theory thinks he's Galileo, rejected for daring to think different. Virtually all of them are, in fact, simply insane.

Yet, there have been brilliant rebels who put their own world-changing ideas on the line, only to end up like Doc Brown in his alternate timeline: humiliated, ridiculed, ignored and/or straight driven to insanity.

Check Out the Scientists HERE:
Comment by RockyTIJ on November 16, 2010 at 6:38pm
And regarding the fake research, how do we know THAT study wasn't faked? :o)
Comment by RockyTIJ on November 16, 2010 at 6:38pm
Regarding the formula for walking and burning calories, I wasn't able to uncover the "fundamental formula" itself. Was anyone else?
Comment by Sydni Moser on November 13, 2010 at 9:00am
Comment by Jaume on November 9, 2010 at 4:16pm
If that's funny physics you want, it's rugby balls you should look to.
Comment by Jaume on November 9, 2010 at 12:46pm
Question of the Day: Why Are Golf Balls Dimpled?
Comment by Pope Beanie on November 8, 2010 at 2:57pm
Speaking of epigenetics (@Jesus_Was_A_Man, below):

McMaster scientists turn skin cells into blood
Comment by Jesus_Was_A_Man_Or_Myth_Or_Both on November 8, 2010 at 6:35am
From Epiphenom

European Christians more likely to Accept Evolution

"According to a new survey, conducted over the internet, Christians in Europe are more likely than Christians in other parts of the world to accept evolution. What's more, Christians the world over were much more likely than atheists to say that they were absolutely certain in their beliefs about evolution and how the universe came to be"
Comment by Jesus_Was_A_Man_Or_Myth_Or_Both on November 7, 2010 at 10:12pm
 

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OLDEST KNOWN ANCESTOR?

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by Pope Beanie Jan 31. 5 Replies

Do You Need The Universe To Have Had A Beginning?

Started by Tom Sarbeck. Last reply by Davis Goodman May 19. 32 Replies

African clawed frog

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by Pope Beanie Oct 21, 2016. 2 Replies

3.7-billion-year-old fossils

Started by JadeBlackOlive. Last reply by JadeBlackOlive Sep 1, 2016. 2 Replies

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