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

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Newcomers: Please upvote example questions

Proposal: Economics Message to any new readers. To make this proposal go to the next stage, we need more example questions with 10 or more upvotes. So please go through and use your five upvotes ...
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Would Langley calibration questions be on topic

Proposal: Earth Science Would questions about how to interpret Langley plots for different FWHM values be on topic here?
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How can we move our proposal from the Business to the Science category?

Our new proposal "Currencies" really should be in the Science category where Economics is. Currencies are NOT just about business use of currency but a wide range of currency types including citizens, ...
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Microscopy is not biology

Microscopy is used by scientists from many disciplines: physics, ecology, engineering all use makes use of microscopy. Microscopy is it's own subject. This this is not a duplicate topic.
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Will the history of computing/computer science be considered on topic for History of Math & Science?

I don't see any example questions among the 87 thus far about computing/computer science. Is the history of these considered to be on-topic here? Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics
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Is it good to segregate Maxima CAS from stackoverflow

Proposal: Maxima In last 3 years total number of questions on stackoverflow have been around 125 and have received fewer responses than other questions. But the Sourceforge tells that there have been ...
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Should “Open Science” proposal title be changed to “Open Research” or “Reproducible Research?”

Proposal: Open Science I have recently moved from being an experimental biophysicist to working on "research data services" in an academic library. For this SE site to gain broader audience, I am ...
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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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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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How to attract more Followers?

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education At least recently, the addition of Followers has leveled. It seems we need some postings on relevant sites to attract more attention. I myself ...
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How do I go about setting up a homework site?

I teach mathematics in a university. I want to encourage my students to ask and answer questions from each other to build a sense of community. Thus the proposal for a homework site. I want a ...
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Math or Mathematics Educators (vote)

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education In a vote to decide the name of the site proposal dedicated to question around teaching mathematics it seems that the proposal Math Educators ...
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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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What to expect after reaching 200 commiters

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education Based on this question and answer, beta proposals are generally started on a Wednesday or Tuesday a week after the proposal reaches 200 ...
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What would be on topic at this site that is not on topic at History Stack Exchange

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics What would be on topic at this site that is not on topic at History Stack Exchange?
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Progressing towards beta and what if anything should be done?

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education The proposal progresses quite fast, at the time of writing we only miss 52 commits (so a quater) and are already done regarding the second ...
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Am I confused or does this already exist?

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education This isn't https://math.stackexchange.com/...? There is already an education tag there; why not just use it? I understand the "our education ...
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Text Book and Paper Recommendations

Can we ask questions looking for text book recommendations and suggestions for academic papers in certain fields of economics in the Economics proposal?
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Natural Science

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics So far the followers of History of Science and Mathematics are dominated by physicists and mathematicians, and the questions largely reflect their ...
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About my question on “alien/alternate-history mathematics”, and more generally on “figuring out which questions belong”

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics I proposed a question on possible "alien/alternate-history" mathematics that got thoroughly downvoted here. I would like to make a case that it does in ...
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Newcomers: Please upvote five questions!

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education At least 40 questions must receive a score of 10 or more to get this site off the ground. Each user is limited to five upvotes, so please vote ...
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Ideas for questions

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics Users are only allowed 5 questions, but may have more in mind. I suggest we pool them here, for people with available questions but no ideas to take ...
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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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More followers wanted!

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics The number of new followers per day seems to be dropping. At this rate, we'll likely make it to the required 60, but it would be nice not to scrape past. ...
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Some other possible geo sciences to be supported here

Proposal: Earth Science Some other geo sciences - to be or not to be included? Geodesy - the science for measurement basing on the Earth model or its part and creation of these models. The subject ...
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What levels are appropriate?

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education Are we happy with questions about teaching numbers to preschool students? What about questions about teaching graduate courses or advising ...
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Shouldn't there be more involvement in the discussions as well?

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education There have been various discussions about (1) Framing the site definition. (2) Discussing and voting for an appropriate name. (3) Determining ...
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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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Do all math history questions need to be “technical”?

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics I'm noticing that all of the proposed questions are of a technical nature, and while these questions are very valuable and probably the most important ...
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Let's discuss the 10 point limit issue

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education Intro: I'm putting this question here in the context of the particular proposal because a moderator has recently deleted some comments that ...
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Wanted: 45 more upvotes

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education Just some statistics on our progress towards completing the Definition stage: We now have the required 60 followers (yay!). We have 31 out of ...
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Any reasons you would disagree this being a valid sub-category of Chemistry.SE and/or Biology.SE?

Proposal: Laboratory Techniques and Safety When I saw the proposal "Laboratory Techniques and Safety", something told me that it might be a valid sub-category at Chemistry.SE. To be sure I wasn't ...
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What questions (if any) should we consider to be ”too soft”?

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education Teaching mathematics is different from teaching most other subjects in many aspects, one of them arguably being that it is better fitted for ...
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Alternative names Math LSE, take two

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education This is a thread in preparation for the vote on the names. Meanwhile there are already many proposed names and the idea of this thread is that ...
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Rules for Voting on the Name

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education Note: This is not a vote thread. Please do not post candidates. Since the discussion in Alternative Names seems to have petered out, it seems ...
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How can we attract more K-12 math teachers?

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education I have the sense that many of the current followers for this site are (like myself) mostly interested in college teaching. Certainly the ...
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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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math homework site?

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education So, what should be the policy on "do my homework for me" type questions? Will this forum reject all math-content questions, to concentrate on ...
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Is Behaviorism within our scope?

Proposal: Cognitive Sciences Behaviorism has widely been regarded as an affront to Cognitive Psychology but many findings of Behaviorism are still extremely relevant to psychology today. Are ...
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Time to reach out to the floundering Linguistics SE and suggest a merger?

Proposals: Cognitive Sciences, Linguistics I initially embraced the different focuses of Cognitive Science and Linguistics and committed to both proposals. Linguistics rightly claimed that many ...
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The problem of more than one answer

Proposal: Earth Science All geosciences, excluding geomatics, are not exact sciences. That means, that almost any question can have many correct answers, even in the limits of one accepted theory. ...
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Is there a way to add support less than a full committment?

I very much want the Game Theory proposal to succeed, because g.t. is an area in which I occasionally have questions--usually during periods in which I'm actively studying a related area (e.g. ...
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Does Geoscience include “Areology” - Geology of Mars?

Mars' geology, geomorphology and paleoclimate are the fastest growing fields of science, literally growing Nth fold is the past year. Should Mars Geology, neologised as "Areology", be included in ...
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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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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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In terms of defining acceptable content, Is Amateur Built and Experimental Aircraft Building acceptable content

Amateur Built and Experimental Aircraft form HUGE part of aviation today. Topics relevant to these would include R&D, licensing, operation, building, safety, design, modification, flight testing, ...
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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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Should Recruiters be allowed to use this site

My Aviation Professionals Site on LinkedIn (114k members) has a high level of recruiter activity. Generally the quality of the questions are quite low and they tend to have little respect for the ...
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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 ...
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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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