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

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Isn't Machine Learning sufficiently covered by existing sites?

Regarding the Machine Learning proposal: I was wondering if it isn't sufficiently covered already? This SEDE query lists all sites with a [machine-learning] tag, and from what I know about the ...
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Proposal for a Networking theory based Stack Exchange

I propose a Stack Exchange where only questions regarding theoretical aspects of Networking are covered. For instance, the theory behind a specific protocol, the idea/intention behind a certain ...
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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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What should this site be called?

Proposal: Materials Modeling This is partly copied from when this same thing was asked for what is now the Operations Research Stack Exchange. Within the pre-existing community (the one that existed ...
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Is Q and A website for Drug Discovery essential?

Proposal: Drug Discovery Drug discovery is a multi-dimensional activity involving many specialties from Medicinal chemists, pharmacologists, toxicologists, bioinformatics, physician involved in ...
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Discussion about the name for Materials/Matter Modeling

Proposal: Materials Modeling Our site is scheduled to live as "Materials Modeling" on Tuesday: That comment also suggests a Meta discussion that is "more open" than this one "What should this site ...
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What tags should 'Materials Modeling' use?

Proposal: Materials Modeling A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question....
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“Unregistered” Users: How does it happen, and will they be invited to Beta?

Proposal: Materials Modeling Recently I advertised this proposal on a mailing list, which accounted for our big recent surge in committers. Since making any mistake during the commitment process (...
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Propose 'Building Architecture' for new Stack Exchange site

This is to propose a new group of stack exchange for building architecture, interior design, materials, and the like. I didn't find a listing. For example, I've got questions about the attached image ...
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Bug with verifying email addresses

Proposal: Materials Modeling On one hand there is the bug which causes people's Area51 accounts not to link properly with their StackExchange Network profiles: Persistent bugs hindering users from ...
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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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We have a sponsor willing to donate a lot of money, how does it work?

Proposal: Materials Modeling There's actually two companies now (one much more serious, the other one less serious but still worth mentioning). There's still some things that are unclear though. I ...
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Places to meet other members and have discussions about our Stack Exchange

Proposal: Materials Modeling As we are rapidly reaching the requirements to launch our Private Beta site, people may wish to know where they can have open discussions about this site with other ...
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Epidemiology is on-topic at Medical Sciences

Proposal: Epidemiology Epidemiology is on-topic at Medical Sciences Stack Exchange. The epidemiology tag there currently has 64 questions.
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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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“enthusiasts of the covid-19 pandemic”?

Proposal: covid19 At least one other COVID-19 proposal has been closed, and I'm not sure how this one is different.
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Is experimental and strange drone designs also a topic that will be discussed in this sub?

Hi I am a researcher and currently I have some unusual ideas about drone designs that I wish to try and know more about. Is this site also going to go towards more experimental/scientific ...
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Ways to promote this site within the community

Proposal: Materials Modeling Currently, for this proposal, even though the number of followers has almost reached the requirement, the numbers of questions with score 10+ is far from that needed to ...
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Has anyone studied other potential Area51 criteria, that might be a better indication of a site's potential success?

I have looked at some of the most recent proposals that managed to survive the gruelling Area 51 processes. I will use the short form: q/d = questions/day (I'm trying to fit everythin on one line each)...
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A site to ask science questions (physics, chemistry, etc.)

I understand that it would be great to create a portal for the science area and ask questions that many of us ask ourselves and almost none of us have the answers.
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Discussion about Education vs. Mathematics Teaching and Pedagogy

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education Proposal: Education This question was originally about Math Teaching being a duplicate of Mathematics, but the discussion turned to comparing ...
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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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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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Will OR.SE have MathJax? [closed]

Proposal: Operations Research When OR.SE enters private beta, will MathJax be enabled from the start? I know that in 2014, there was some debate about whether this should happen from the start, or ...
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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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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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Is this idea acceptable for helping to promote new site?

We are trying to launch a SE site on Operations Research (OR) and Analytics. We very quickly got the required number of followers and up-voted questions in the Definition phase, and very quickly got ...
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Change proposed forum title “Operations Research and Analytics” to “Operations Research and Prescriptive Analytics”

Proposal: Operations Research and Analytics If the forum title were "Operations Research and Proposed Analytics" rather than "Operations Research and Analytics", it would be clearer that the forum is ...
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Audience for the proposed Operations Research and Analytics site

The subtitle for the site mentions "operations research and analytics educators, researchers, and professionals." I would like to open the doors a bit wider, to include students (and yes, I know some ...
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When can “example questions” be answered?

My understanding is that there are a limited number of things a user can do for those to whom I send a link to my proposal. Get an SE account (Yay!) Follow It for our proposal (Yay!) Ask new example ...
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Do we really need another physics site?

Proposal: Layman Physics Isn't Layman Physics just a subset of Physics SE?
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Bar and Restaurant Science

I am looking forward to opening my first restaurant soon and am quickly having to learn many aspects of it and have many questions. I typed in Business and nothing came up here. Is this to broad or ...
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What is the most relevant stack for GNSS (GPS, Glonass, Galileo…) questions?

Is there a stack that encompasses GNSS (e.g. GPS) technologies. I see: GIS, Electrical Engineering, Space Exploration, Ham Radio, possibly other... are related, but it's difficult to imagine ...
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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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Can I propose my proposal again if it gets deleted for unpopularity?

Proposal: Trains If my proposal ended today, could I create it again the next day?
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What is the scope of solar energy science and economy?

Some of the students involved in either Solar Challenge U, Planet Stewardship Research, or TranSeed Labs indicated that they wanted to begin a Solar Energy Science and Economy Q&A site. Being a ...
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“Formal Math” - Do you allow sites that don't follow the usual Stack Exchange protocols?

Following discussion with trusted colleagues I am thinking about setting up a site for working on formalized mathematics. To quote John Harrison: It is generally accepted that in principle it’s ...
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Editorial line for a new Q&A site

I am considering using a SE site as an alternative to a scientific journal publication for short results, since it has the advantage of allowing an active feedback from the community. However, I ...
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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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The Bone Yard. Question limbo, SE Rule boot camp, or low-quality purgatory. A place where questions go to die?

I propose a SE site that any answer or question is on topic and never closed or put on hold.Unlike other sites the commonality of these question will be that they need work. This will give th OP the ...
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I'd like to propose a site for holology, antique grandfather clocks, and the restoration of these masterpieces [duplicate]

I took a few pictures of a grandfather clock at a bank branch, and I'd like to upload some pictures in hopes someone might recognise it. However, I can't seem to find the appropriate site to ask. Here'...
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Where to ask questions about bioelectromagnatism science?

I am studying the bioelectromagnatism by myself, so of course I have many questions. I'm wondering where I can find the best stack exchange community to ask?
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Network-related tags on existing sites

For the purposes of: finding example questions getting an idea of the possible scope of this proposal having questions answered right now arguing that this topic is scattered over too many existing ...
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Why is this question not shown up on its proposal?

This question, Network-related tags on existing sites, does not shown up in its proposal, Complex Networks, regardless of its score of 4. Why is that? Proposal: Complex Networks
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Why does Area 51 say Astronomy beta failed?

When I visit http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/51/astronomy it tells me: The Astronomy site didn't have enough activity during the beta. It has been closed, and its content has been ...
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Welcome to the Anthropology.SE proposal!

Proposal: Anthropology Going through the Science sites, I realised there is no Anthropology.SE (yet!). These are some related ones, though. I think it's impossible NOT to have some overlapping, so ...
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Should we include specs of any military equipment?

Proposal: Strategy If we're including military strategy, should we include specs of any military equipment? For example, what are the dimensions of the AK-47, what is it's expected lifetime, it's ...
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Would it be helpful to merge efforts with the geography proposal?

Both seem uncertain of reaching weight, and seem to have similar goals and overlaps. I understand many of the top users of each may not be terribly interested in the topics of others, but each may ...
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Question on Mapmaking Requests

Proposal: Geography Are mapmaking requests allowed in this SE?
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Alternative: Set up our own Discourse site

Scott Chamberlain and I were discussing this on Twitter and Scott suggested setting up a Discourse site which we'd have full control over. There are more details in a gist Scott wrote which you can ...

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