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Questions tagged [science]

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

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Don't allow votes as duplicates of closed proposals/beta sites

Proposal: Economics I noticed that the economics proposal was marked as a duplicate of Economics (Update: no longer listed as a possible duplicate), which seems reasonable if you don't check the link,...
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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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Be careful with your draft work you plan on publishing

Its great when a community wants to help out and proof a paper for you. Just be careful when advertising your pre-published work. You could get scooped by somebody else. This point should probably ...
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The scientific way of living : hinduism [closed]

Proposal: Hinduism As I heard a speech about science in Hindusim yesterday, I wish other people get a brief introduction about this great ancient Indian culture and know how much it is related to ...
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Would questions about lighter-than-air aircraft such as hot air balloons and dirigibles be considered on topic?

Proposal: Aviation For instance, if I had a question about licensing requirements to pilot a hot air balloon, would that be on topic?
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Should gliding and sailplanes be a topic of this site?

Proposal: Aviation What do you think? I was trying to create a new proposal concerning Gliders and Sailplanes and I came through this proposal. Do you think gliding should be part of this proposal?
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Proposal was only short 5 questions and was gaining adherents [duplicate]

Proposal: Mechanical Engineering I think it's a good policy to shut idle proposals down after a year, but this particular proposal was gaining adherents throughout September. I think the issue was ...
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How can I join the private beta site of astronomy?

I have committed the proposal of this site from commitment zone and now it is going to be a private site but after 3 days of private beta zone there is no invitation link in my e mail address. Is it ...
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So what's still missing for launch of beta?

Proposal: Astronomy Do we need some more high-rep committers or something like that?
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Rebooting Economics.SE site

Proposal: Economics I am starting this discussion because I truly believe that a Q&A site related to economics and econometrics can be a success. Right. So why the first attempt failed? I ...
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Where is the Beta site of astronomy?

I see after completing the commitment zone there is no beta site for this topic yet and only one weird sentence in the above of proposal is appeared for some days and says: Ask your Astronomy & ...
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Are parachutes a part of this site?

Proposal: Aviation Parachutes uses drag to slow up the speed of an object. Since they are also aerodynamic bodies. So, are they part of this site?
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What should 'Aviation' be tagged with?

Proposal: Aviation Other discussions are indicating that 'science' may not be the correct tag for this site. What should it be tagged with?
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Would be questions about celestial navigation on topic?

Proposal: Astronomy I've asked the question about navigating using moon on The Great Outdoors: https://outdoors.stackexchange.com/questions/4576/learning-to-find-north-using-moon-phases. It seems it ...
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Is biological oceanography include in the topic of the proposal geoscience?

Is biological oceanography include in the topic of the proposal Geoscience? Here is the definitions of biological oceanography given by some of the most famous oceanographic institution: From MIT ...
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Remote sensing in Geoscience?

Proposal: Geoscience Is it planned to consider remote sensing in Geoscience? It would be great to aggregate all the related questions into one place and not to scatter them on Stack, Cross Val and ...
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A name change needed, but to what?

Proposal: Aviation and Aerospace When a proposal reaches 45% commitment, the Community Team at Stack Exchange does a final evaluation in preparation for the final launch. The name "Aviation and ...
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Astronomy and Space Exploration

Just a simple question: what's the difference between this and Space Exploration? It's not a doubt, I just want to interest that what is this site about that can't be discussed there? Proposal: ...
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will missiles and missiles technology be a part of this Aviation and aerospace

Proposal: Aviation and Aerospace Is there space for questioning and answering about the topic of missiles
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Would questions and answers of exoplanetary atmospheres be on-topic?

Proposal: Astronomy This is one of my specialist fields of research, I know there is a similar question asked here for the Geoscience proposal; however, I am referring to the detection, composition ...
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Are free-time astronomers welcome?

Will the Astronomy QA site be targeted for hobby/free-time astronomers also?
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Private Beta is being closed. What should we do for the next private beta opportunity?

It's been a while we are asking/answering on private beta, but there were no enough activity. What should we do next? When the next private beta (if there is a next) will open? Machine Learning is an ...
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Boundary between space exploration and aviation and aerospace sites

Proposal: Aviation and Aerospace, Space Exploration There is some overlap between Aviation and Aerospace and Space Exploration. Definition of Aviation and Aerospace: Proposed Q&A site for ...
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Would flight simulations be on topic?

Would flight simulation discussion be on topic or not? Personally, there's two categories of so-called "flight simulators": "Certified" flight simulators in use with training facilities in real life ...
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Would planetary climatology be on topic?

Proposal: Geoscience Would questions about planetary climatology be on topic? Specifically pertaining to the terrestrial planets with atmosphere (Mars and Venus), gas and ice giants, and natural ...
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Is Hydro(geo)logy on topic?

Proposal: Geoscience Are questions about hydrology and hydrogeology on topic here?
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What guidelines could we use for when to use an acronym vs. write out the phrase?

Although specialized vocabulary and acronymization is part of all professional fields, I believe that in general questions on StackExchange, and especially Area 51, could benefit from using language ...
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On or off topic: Cosmology?

Proposal: Astronomy. Cosmology and Astronomy are closely related and a few of the example questions look more like Cosmoloy to me: What does the future of the universe look like? Does the cosmic ...
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Are sufficiently advanced paper airplanes on topic?

And if so where should the line be drawn? I would be most interested in a line that would specify that questions regarding aerodynamics of advanced paper airplanes (beyond very simple stuff) and/or ...
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Why Proto-Indo-European language and culture proposal was deleted?

It was here: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/41724/proto-indo-european-language-and-culture It had 13 followers.
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Newcomers: please vote and ask questions

The number of people following this proposal for an Aviation and Aerospace Q/A site is growing steadily. However, the number of example questions and more importantly the number of cast votes is ...
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Can we include everyone interested in the description?

Proposal: Astronomy Proposed Q&A site for astronomers and astrophysicists. Sorry, I can't commit because I'm not an expert and only 'just curious'. Shouldn't the description be changed to ...
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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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Why can't the old Astronomy Proposal be revived using the audience of this proposal

Proposal: Astronomy As many of you might be aware that there was an old Astronomy proposal which was closed in the beta phase. And now there is this proposal which is in commitment phase. Why can't ...
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Planetary Sciences/ Exobiology

Proposal: Astronomy Space Exploration These are two major areas in Space where both Space Exploration and Astronomy might claim significant overlap, and I think it's worth exploring in more detail. ...
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Notice on old closed site, about new proposed site? Invite to commit?

Proposal: Astronomy There seems to be a gulf between the old, closed Astronomy site, and this new, up and coming Astronomy proposal. Can't someone put a link on the old site to point to the new? ...
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Standard Q&A criteria fundamentally inappropriate for this topic?

Proposal: Mind TL;DR: My question was this: "Can we have a different set of Q&A guidelines for this proposed topic?" The remainder of this "question" is a lengthy exposition of context and ...
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5 question per person is not enough! [duplicate]

Proposal: Aviation and Aerospace Is 5 questions per user enough ? What do you think? I vote for minimum 10 per user to boost this forum.
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Computational Logic

How about creating a Computational Logic stack exchange site? It would involve the theory of using mathematical logic in computer science and in formal methods (yes, another name suggestion): theorem ...
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How to treat questions about astrology or aliens?

Proposal: Astronomy From time to time when I say that I work in astronomy, I get questions about alien life (mostly) and more rarely about effect of planets and stars on our life. I wouldn't be ...
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Data Science Proposal

Proposal: I think its good time to have a Data Science community. The basic goal is that people from different disciplines like health, education, economics, agriculture, advertisement, etc working ...
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Questions about astrophotography

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics Should questions about astrophotography be asked here or in Photo.SE? I raise the point, because as an amateur astronomer and and keen photographer I personally ...
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Can we add Geophysics to the list of topics?

Proposal: Geoscience Is Geophysics (active and passive) included in this proposal? If so, can it be included in the list of topics?
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Is question translation in the future “stack overflow in german” welcomed?

I have committed on using Stack Overflow (in German), and I think there will be some "reputation chasers", who will take the most popular questions from the English stack overflow, translate them (may ...
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How is Puzzling different from Math?

Proposal: Puzzling I see that most of the proposed questions ask for proofs and algorithms. That sort of questions would be welcome in Math. In fact it's faq mentions "solving mathematical questions"....
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We need more questions!

We almost have enough followers to move on, but we are really lacking questions and votes. Can members please start asking questions and voting on them? Proposal: Aviation
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Should questions on history of Astronomy and past astronomical methods be allowed too?

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics I haven't found it in the description, but is there room for outdated astronomical methods and theories too? To clarify, I wouldn't want here any horoscope-...
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Possibility: Contests for Algorithms, Pedagogy

Proposal: Game Theory Algorithms My introduction to game theory was Axelrod's Evolution of Cooperation, in which he introduces a computer tournament for the iterated prisoner's dilemma with an ...
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Are all countries in scope for the **Aviation** group?

Proposal: Aviation Are all countries in scope for the Avation group, or is it US-centric?
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Is free flight (hang gliding, paragliding, powered paragliding) in scope for **Aviation**?

Proposal: Aviation Is free flight (hang gliding, paragliding, powered paragliding) in scope for Aviation? I would hope so. Many questions about aerodynamics, airspace rules, and weather are ...