Questions tagged [science]

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

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Drumming up support for Cognitive Science

When I saw the advertisement for the Cognitive Science site proposal in the sidebar at Stack Overflow, I thought it was great idea. I've committed to it, and I've tweeted the information about it a ...
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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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Should discussions of astrobiology be under astronomy or biology?

Proposal: Biology I am an astronomer, and keen to learn from the biology experts to inform my astrobiology. Should discussions of astrobiology be under astronomy or biology?
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Best way to promote the site/proposal within the physics community?

Proposal: Theoretical Physics Does anyone have any thoughts on how best to promote the site within the physics community? By this I mean the community of research active physicists. I've tweeted and ...
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Computational Sciences and Computational Natural Sciences.

Ok guys, we have a problem. We have Computational Natural Sciences which is in committment and Computational Sciences which has 90 followers and it's close to enter committment phase. The second one ...
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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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Should Skeptic Exchange be cross-listed under Science?

Proposal: Skeptic Exchange I'm not sure how the new tags for proposals work but surly Skeptic Exchange should be listed under science & culture. It will have plenty of science answers. Is it ...
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New proposal: Experimental Physics [closed]

I've created a new proposal, Experimental or Applied Physics, for the huge range of practical questions that experimentalists are often tackling (vacuum, electronics, optics, fabrication, etc.), and ...
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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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Spaceflight: On or off topic

Proposal: Astronomy Make the case, should we allow spaceflight into this site? Include manned and unmanned into the discussion.
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What happened to the Medical Imaging / Neuroimaging proposal?

I was the original proposer for this site, and I don't mind if it's been merged, but I can't find any trace of it and there is no trace of it in my account. Anyone?
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Where does computational geometry sit?

I'm wondering on which site / proposal computational geomtry should sit? I'm not sure it has the critical mass to have a site all to it's self but I can see the need for a defined site where ...
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Will Microbiology also be a part of the discussions in the Biology section?

Proposal: Biology I didn't quite understand what the decision about Microbiology was - will it be included in the proposal? Related discussion
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Theoretical Physics: Merge with Physics?

Proposal: Theoretical Physics Is Theoretical Physics different enough that it deserves its own site separate from the Physics group? I would suggest just merging them.
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Motivation for the proposal Distributed Systems

I believe that we should have a venue that is specifically dedicated to the distributed aspects of very hot topics such as: Intelligent vehicles Energy grids Distributed and swarm robotics Network ...
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Philosophy isn't just logic … [closed]

Proposal: Philosophy Just as a thought, philosophy includes other areas than logic, such as aesthetics (appreciation of 'beauty', notably music), and epistemology (basis for 'knowledge', notably ...
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Merging Biochemistry/microbiology into Biology [closed]

The Biochemistry / microbiology proposal should be merged into the Biology proposal, or Biochemistry / microbiology should be closed as a duplicate. Microbiology is a subset of biology, and ...

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