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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I want to commit to game theory proposal but

Proposal: Game Theory Are questions on topics in operational research/optimal control/optimal stopping welcome here? The current definition is rather narrow and I want to know the answer to these ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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