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

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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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Do we really need another physics site?

Proposal: Layman Physics Isn't Layman Physics just a subset of Physics SE?
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Mathematical Biology: Biology, Math, or neither?

Proposal: Biology Musing about the biology proposal, and what I do most days, which could probably be best described as 'mathematical biology'. Lots of simulation work, epidemic models using ...
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Geoscience scope — include planetary, solar system, solar-terrestrial sciences?

Proposal: Geoscience Interpretations differ as to whether geosciences include space and planetary science. From the list of AGU journals or the 2012 list of EGU General Assembly sessions, it probably ...
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Would NLP be on-topic here?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence I have a few questions about NLP (working with SyntaxNet). SyntaxNet is built on TensorFlow, so I presume questions about it would be on-topic on this site?
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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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There was a previous attempt that did not make it and moved to openscience.uni-bielefeld.de - what would be the advantage of a new attempt here?

There was a previous attempt that did not get enough support. The content was moved to http://openscience.uni-bielefeld.de/ and the community is active there. What would be the advantage to start a ...
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Most followers have created zero questions

Proposal: Open Science At the time of writing we have 60 followers but only 31 questions. Over half of followers have not suggested any example questions. Since we have enough followers to move to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 creationism a scientific topic?

Proposal: Creationism I believe creationism in off-topic here. See for example Creation–evolution controversy
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Is Philosophy of Science on topic on History of Science and Mathematics?

Proposal: History of Science and Mathematics There was a previous History of Science proposal, but I don't know what happened to it. On that proposal, there was a discussion about whether the ...
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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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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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Halfway there! Go team!

Proposal: Economics Good work, committment phase for this proposal is growing steadily. Just wondering, how are people learning about this proposal?
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Are broadshot questions appropriate?

Proposal: Economics This question applies to all SE proposals, not just economics. I think this question is a good one, but lends itself to quite a broad kind of answer - ie one that lists an ...
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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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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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Would like to represent Neurorehabilitation

I'm a physician specializing in pain medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation. We work with stroke, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injury patients. Wondering if there is room here ...
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Possible duplicate of The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Ornithology This is the third or fourth proposal about birds now. As I've pretty much said to all of them, bird watching is already on topic in The Great Outdoors Tags: bird-watching(16 ...
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How can we attract some expert users here?

Proposal: Economics I personally don't read/post on economics blogs at the moment, (it's one of those things I intend to do). I think the scope of this blog is perfect for SE, and stands to be a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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This would dilute traffic from CS and the DataScience sites

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence This proposal massively overlaps with the scopes of DataScience and ComputerScience. One is in beta and the other recently graduated. So, all it does is just ...
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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 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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Will we need MathJax/any other formatting here? [closed]

/Proposal: Chemistry Related: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/128238/adding-mathjax-to-specific-questions-only/128240#128240 Most SE sites use MathJax for mathematical formatting. Will we ...
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Is “ornithology” too narrow?

Proposal: Ornithology It looks like proposals like this one, such as ichthyology and the old bird watching proposal, haven't gotten enough support to launch. Perhaps a zoology/animals site would do ...
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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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Accommodating multiple geoscience communities using tagging

Proposal: Geoscience Potential members are worried about two issues: Having their community recognized Not being overwhelmed with information
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Why did the name change from “Computational Science” to “Scientific Computing”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the options for naming the Computational science proposal Proposal: Scientific Computing (was Computational Science) I preferred the original name. In any case, ...
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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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“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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