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The Science category includes proposals in subjects like the applied, natural, cognitive, formal, and social sciences.

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Persistent bugs hindering users from participating: Failure of StackExchange to recognize when Area51 & SE accounts have the same email address

Proposal: Materials Modeling During the last 24 hours, several people have complained to me that they were unable to participate due to bugs on the Area51 platform. They log in, confirm their email ...
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What are the options for naming the Computational science proposal?

Update: Based on the scattered arguments, discussions, and comments, the consensus seems to be to name this site: "Computational Science" <-- header at the top with a url of scicomp.stackexchange....
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Choosing a name for the Proof Assistants site

Proposal: Proof Assistants According to this answer, we do not really get to choose the name of the new site. Instead, the StackExchange overlords will create one for us. (They have had some negative ...
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Alternative names

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education Some other possible names for this site: Mathematics Education Mathematics Teaching and Learning
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Two level model (MO/Math.SE) vs one level model (SO)

Proposal: Theoretical Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Theoretical Physics, etc. Recently there has been a number of cases where people from SO/SU/SF sites have criticized the two level model ...
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Theoretical Physics: a sub-section for research (and research-level review) papers? [closed]

Proposal: Theoretical Physics I Propose: a dedicated sub-section for questions on research and review papers in the field, limited to theoretical and mathematical physics and related pure-mathematics ...
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Merge the various geoscience proposals?

Proposal: Geoscience I believe we need a communal site for all the geoscience proposals. This site would cover multiple areas and multiple proposals into a larger site. The following existing ...
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What problems does the two-level split solve?

Kaveh asked what problem the two level split into research and non-research sites would cause. This has now gotten a couple of answers. I asked what problem is solved which I think is more important, ...
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What should our site be called?

Proposal: Operations Research UPDATE: Stack Exchange has made a final decision on the name of this site: It will be Operations Research. Further discussion below is welcome, but bear in mind that the ...
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If you are showing a rep of 51 or 151 you may have committed incorrectly

Proposal: Proof Assistants Basically there are thee kinds of users who will be reading this. A user new to StackExchange; you do not have an account on any StackExchange site. If so then no need to ...
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Geoscience scope — include planetary, solar system, solar-terrestrial sciences?

Proposal: Geoscience Interpretations differ as to whether geosciences include space and planetary science. From the list of AGU journals or the 2012 list of EGU General Assembly sessions, it probably ...
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Why did the name change from "Computational Science" to "Scientific Computing"? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the options for naming the Computational science proposal Proposal: Scientific Computing (was Computational Science) I preferred the original name. In any case, ...
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Mathematica proposal has disappeared

The mathematica proposal at 89 commitments has disappeared without warning or trace. Why has it disappeared? And why without prior warning?
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Proof Assistants private beta launch will take place in February 2022

Proposal: Proof Assistants EDIT: Due to a backlog of stuff accumulated over the Winter 2021 holidays, this site's launch was moved to February 2022. More info here. Since we want all proposals to ...
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OR: Strategies for getting 100+ committers with 200+ rep

Proposal: Operations Research To progress to the next phase of the launch, we need at least 100 committers who have at least 200 reputation on other Stack Exchange sites. This is likely to be our ...
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Are automatic theorem provers on-topic?

Proposal: Proof Assistants One of the suggested names for Proof Assistants SE is provers, which is currently getting a lot of popularity due to being simpler than proof-assistants (with or without ...
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Vote here to decide the name

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education This thread is to vote on the name for this Stack Exchange. Before voting, you may want to read the first discussion and second discussion on ...
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Supporting your favorite proposal

Proposal: Theoretical Physics (but not restricted to it) Remember, if you want support a proposal during commitment phase, aside from advertising it to gain more followers, you can also help ...
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Suggest a URL for this site

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics When a proposal makes it about half way through the Commitment phase, the Community Team will start to evaluate the proposal to see if it is ready to move ...
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Is this only about the Latin language or also about its contexts?

Proposal: Latin Language Should this site be only about the Latin language, its grammar and its styles? Or are questions about its context also ontopic: Latin literature (eg discussion of various ...
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Rename to "Earth Sciences"

Proposal: Geoscience Rename to: Earth Sciences Rationale: Geoscience has connotations of geology and geography (all to do with the surface of the planet, or what's under it. This could potentially ...
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What should be the final target audience of Mathematics LSE

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education There is already quite some discussion about the (final) name of the site, but to me this seems somewhat backwards. I think we should start ...
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The title “Computer Science (Non-Programming)”

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) AFAIK “Computer Science (Non-Programming)” is the proposed title. Writing “Non-Programming” sounds a bit absurd. Every branch of computer science is ...
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Why yet another trial at an AI project?

A quick search on Area51 shows already two closed AI proposals, one 4 years ago, and one last year. Both were focusing on the technological aspects, and they may have come too early. In 2015, we can ...
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How do we actually change the name?

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education There have been several possible different names proposed in this question, to replace "Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education". My ...
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We need more up-voted questions and re-distributed votes

Proposal: Game Theory At the time of this writing, we have some 7-8 questions with 10+ votes, some 2-3 questions with a little less than 10 votes, and a large number of questions just hanging around ...
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Our site name changed. Is it final?

Proposal: Operations Research Last night Stack Exchange changed our site name and URL from "Operations Research and Analytics" to "Operations Research". Should we assume that is the final name? If ...
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Can a Stack Exchange employee please connect these accounts to their network profiles?

Proposal: Materials Modeling Gergely Juhasz: Area51: https://area51.stackexchange.com/users/208530/gergely-juhasz Network: https://stackexchange.com/users/1177849/greg Erick Daniel Cardenas-Mendes: ...
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Don't overvote!

Proposal: Aviation and Aerospace As you probably know, we have more than enough users to go into the next stage but need 20 more questions with 10 votes or more. Unfortunately, we are not allowed to ...
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Is Computer Science a duplicate of Theoretical Computer Science?

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) I originally wrote this question because I believed that this was a duplicate of Theoretical Computer Science. However it does appear that the example ...
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Proof Assistants' finalized launch date, name, and URL

Proposal: Proof Assistants The Proof Assistants site is scheduled to launch into private beta on February 8, 2022. We want to thank you for your patience, and the time put into the discussion ...
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How can we better serve the CS community on Stack Overflow?

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) Gotta admit, I see the point of this. From the look of the proposed questions so far, this would be a solid resource for CS students, who may well find ...
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Should open science questions just be asked on academia.SE?

Proposal: Open Science There are a number of open science and open access questions already on academia.edu. Perhaps an easy way to get these kinds of questions answered is to ask them there. ...
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Please support this proposal as a means to split robotics from the Electronics site [closed]

Proposal: Robotics research As an electrical engineer, I have played with robots, and I can help a lot of people who have simple robotic questions revolving around electronics, which are widely used ...
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What niche does this AI proposal aim to fill?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence "AI" questions are already on-topic on several sites. Engineering questions about tools like TensorFlow, Torch, etc. are on topic on Stack Overflow. In fact Stack ...
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What is the potential overlap between Open Source and Open Science?

Proposals: Open Source and Open Science As far as I can tell, there is a significant overlap between Open Source and Open Science. Where exactly does this overlap lie and will this be a problem? As ...
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Scope of Cryptography proposal overlaps with other existing sites

Proposal: Cryptography, CS Theory, IT Security I am failing to understand the scope of this proposal. The comments like these: Since this site was not merged with the security.stackexchange.com ...
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Boundary between space exploration and astronomy sites

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Space Exploration and Technology I believe these two are closely related, and we should discuss where to draw the line between the two, should both sites be ...
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Mathjax in private Beta already

Proposal: Economics Ahem... I understand that MathJax is not automatically implemented in all new SE sites, because it burdens the system in various ways. I am currently reading the relevant thread ...
Alecos Papadopoulos's user avatar
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What questions on existing SE sites are on proof assistants?

Proposal: Proof assistants I also wonder if these questions should be migrated to the new site if it's created successfully?
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Would it be worth including space & planetary sciences?

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics As the Astronomy proposal didn't get enough participation, would it make more sense to broaden the proposal even further to specifically include: Solar physics ...
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Relationship of Open Science to Open Data?

Proposals: Open Science and Open Data There is an existing beta called Open Data. It's been around for about 16 months, and looks like it could use a hand in generating critical mass. I'm not an ...
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Congratulations to Bioacoustics on completing the Commitment phase!

Proposal: Bioacoustics Bioacoustics has collected the necessary number of commitments to proceed to the Private Beta phase, where you will be able to ask and answer questions and show that your ...
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How can this proposal be clearly distinguished from Chemistry, Physics, Computational Science, ...?

Proposal: Materials Modeling At the time of writing, most of the questions proposed so far fit very well within the scope of existing sites (not only one of them, but two or more). I wonder what ...
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Will history of engineering be on topic?

Example questions: "Cathedral architects in the European Middle Ages used straight-edge and compass geometric construction in their work; to what extent was their intellectual tradition distinct from ...
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When will we launch? UPDATE (launched date delayed)

Proposal: Operations Research I know new betas usually launch on Tuesdays. Looks like we won’t launch today, so, will we need to wait until next week?
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Pareto optimality of the distribution of upvotes

Proposal: Economics We are economists, let's reallocate upvotes (the distribution of votes per question is not Pareto Optimal). We can achieve a better outcome at zero costs!!! In questions with a ...
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Have you used all 5 of your votes?

Proposal: Open Science At present there are 76 followers which means a total of 76 * 5 = 380 votes available, but less than 200 votes have been used (unless an awful lot of up and down votes ...
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Astronomy: How long before beta?

The Astronomy proposal reached 100% on May 25 if not earlier. When will the private beta be launched?
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Will social sciences be included in "History of Science"?

Will the "History of Science and Mathematics" include the history of "soft" sciences such as psychology, anthropology, sociology, and economics? Example questions: "I have heard it reputed that Carl ...
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