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Suggest merging with the already-established beta of Earth Science

Proposal: Climate Change There is a climate change tag on Earth Science. Perhaps supporters here would consider joining that beta?
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Is medicine.SE needed in addition to health.SE?

Proposal: Medicine I have been participating in the private beta of the health.SE site, and it’s looking like it will become public soon. It has been quite active. However, at least so far, the ...
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Merge Science & Math Paradoxes to Logic?

Proposal: Science & Math Paradoxes, Logic I thought they are both about something not acceptable for Mathematics, yet needing more proofs than Philosophy (I assume problems only in definitions ...
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Last time was close

Proposal: Artificial Life A proposal is automatically closed after 1 year. You can see how the previous Artificial Life proposal did here. We needed more followers and more questions, but the growth ...
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How to handle questions that will attract opinion based answers?

Proposal: Science Educators While I think this stack exchange proposal is a great idea, I worry that most questions are going to attract opinion based answers. While there is a great deal of ...
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questions about Bioinformatics's history

Proposal: Bioinformatics Can questions related to Bioinformatics's history be asked on this proposal?
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Subset of computational science

Wouldn't this be a subset of the Computational Science site that is currently in beta? Proposal: Bioinformatics
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Subset of Skeptics?

There is already a Skeptics Stackexchange site. Wouldn't this be a subset of that? Are there enough UFO discussions already to justify a separate site? Proposal: UFOs and Extraterrestrial Beings
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Can we broaden the scope of MOOCS to self-directed learning?

Proposal: MOOCs I suggest to broaden the scope to include self-directed learning in general: Using code-review sites to sharpen ones skill, using OCW (Open course ware) or going to the library and ...
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Should this site be in recreation?

Proposal: Rubik's Cube I feel this site is better suited in the recreation section than the science one.
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This site should also include other similar puzzles

Proposal: Rubik's Cube I feel that the scope of this site should be broadened by inclusion of other similar puzzles like magic cubes, pyraminxes, tetraminxes, etc.
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UFOs seems to be a duplicate of Aliens

Proposal: UFOs and Extraterrestrial Beings UFOs and Extraterrestrial Beings seems to be a near-exact duplicate of Aliens.
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Why do we need a separate site for optics?

Proposal: Optics Why do we need a separate site for optics? Why isn't Physics.SE sufficient?
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Why a new community about Computational Quantum Chemistry?

Proposal: Computational Quantum Chemistry Computational Quantum Chemistry is an active topic since almost 100 years and has driven development of both hardware and software (see e.g. Hartree). This ...
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Is this covered by Physics & Math?

Proposal: Chaos Theory and Nonlinear Dynamics Chaos & Nonlinear systems already have a fair number of questions at physics.se and math.se: 112 questions tagged chaos at math.se, 85 questions at ...
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Science or technology

Proposal: Over 50's Programming Club Why is this proposal in the science section? Shouldn't everything related to programming be in technology?
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Dummies for Seniors books

Proposal: Over 50's Programming Club For reference, the Dummies series has its own Senior section: Dummies for Seniors
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Example question suggestions to the proposal

Proposal: Popular Science Please, don't "steal" example questions from the Physics SE. It would create unneeded territorial conflicts. We want to supplement them, not compete them. But, feel free to ...
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Possible duplicate or not?

Proposal: Forensic Science I just created a proposal, and then saw this one. I don't think they fall into the same category, since this one is for forensic science, and not conclusions that can be ...
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Why not just 'DNA Sciences'

Proposal: Human Cloning and DNA Sciences I think 'Human Cloning' should be more of a tag off of DNA sciences if the site was to go live, might boost followers too to take it out based on the fact ...
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Why is the main site's (Area 51) help box at the top of the page instead of the group discussion box?

Proposal: Human Cloning and DNA Sciences I have mistakenly submitted numerous discussions to the Main site's help desk (this group) because the help discussion box is in a very illogical location. ...
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Shouldn't Chaos Theory and Non-Linear Dynamics go into the already existing Physics SE?

Shouldn't Chaos Theory and Non-Linear Dynamics go into the already existing Physics SE? Choas Theory and non-linear dynamics are branches of physics.
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Whats wrong with my Proposal?

I created my first proposal yesterday, I was hoping to get some support since this topic is kind of very hot right now I did not see any site on this network about this, so I decided to propose and ...
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What is the SE stance on the 'Science Exchange' proposal?

Proposal: Science Exchange The proposal for Science Exchange is a little outside the box. But has gained 17 followers in a week. The proposal is NOT question & answer based but does have the ...
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What kind of questions do we want for this proposal?

Proposal: Science's area51 This proposal is different than others, in many ways. As I have mentioned here, one way is that it's quite difficult to come up with questions that help define this ...
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Rename to eg. “Open Peer Review” or “Science Exchange”

Proposal: Science's area51 Victor made a good point. Science's area51 is not the most appealing name for the proposed site. An alternative would be Open Peer Review or Science Exchange. Both are ...
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Should the number of commits depend on the category the article is published in?

Proposal: Science's area51 If, as it is suggested here in Science's area51, an article needs to gather enough people to commit to it, articles that are proposed in categories with less activity might ...
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It's a long shot, but this could lead to something great

Proposal: Science Exchange Some explanations to this proposal are needed: The idea is simple: Science Exchange would be structured very much like area51 is. Instead of Q&A sites the user can ...
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Cancer - Possible Overlap of Health

Proposal: Cancer I Agree with James Jenkins "The current scope is too narrow, and even if you widen it to everything about cancer it would still be narrower then the proposed site Health ...
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What type of research?

Proposal: Research Methods The proposal states, Proposed Q&A site for researchers to collaboratively discover, understand, employ, and interpret both quantitative and qualitative research ...
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Duplicate of Science Educators?

Proposal: Physics Educators The proposal Science Educators has the proposed definition, Proposed Q&A site for educators of science at all levels, from K-12 to graduate-level and beyond. Ask ...
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Open Science is a duplicate (subset) of academia.SE

Proposal: Open Science I'm going to go further than the related question Should open science questions just be asked on academia.SE? I can't see any reason why this isn't a subset of Academia.SE, ...
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Alife on Reddit: sharing our existence

Proposal: Artificial Life I've invited people from the ALife subreddit to look at our proposed site and see if they would be interested in following it. They also have lots of interesting posts there ...
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Soft, Hard or Wet Artificial Life?

Proposal: Artificial Life From the Wikipedia article on Artificial Life: There are three main kinds of alife, named for their approaches: soft, from software; hard, from hardware; and wet, from ...
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What about patients?

Proposal: Cancer I noticed that the description of this site doesn't mention cancer patients. Was that deliberate, to focus the site on a more academic level, or should the definition be expanded?
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This is NOT metaphysics as this site is described

Proposal: Metaphysics I have already created a proposal for metaphysics and it has been closed as a duplicate of phylosophy. Now this new proposal is not related to metaphysics at all, except its ...
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Is Metallurgy a duplicate of Engineering?

Proposal: Metallurgy The new beta site Engineering, has a metallurgy tag. In fact 7 of the current 150 questions have the metallurgy tag. So far my metallurgy questions have been well received. ...
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Can we merge this proposal with the other proposal of Physics homework questions?

Proposal: Elementary Physics I am very much in a favour for a Physics website for beginners where elementary conceptual questions and problem solving questions[sup]1[\sup] are allowed. As we know ...
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Why can't we see the edit history of an example question during the Definition phase?

I was reading an example question in the Nutrition proposal, which is currently in the Definition phase. The comments indicated that the question had been edited, however, I was not able to read the ...
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Separating this Proposal from the other Sciences

Proposal: Popular Science From the Example Questions, it appears that most of these questions would actually be on-topic at Physics.SE. In some cases, they actually have been asked and answered: ...
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Do we need an official statistics Stack Overflow? Isn't the statistics “Cross Validated” board enough?

Just to throw this out there: is it better to latch onto one of these established boards for statistics, and encourage people to ask questions there, rather than trying to establish a whole new ...
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Possible place for this proposal to be shifted

Proposal: Mathematics Advisory This proposal asks for mathematics advice, which can fit in two places: The mathematics chat room hosted by Math SE Academia SE for more academia related questions ...
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Do 'non-professional' questions require a separate site?

Proposal: Popular Science As far I know (and see), questions asked by first-time users on science sites are usually either answered, or referred to wikipedia links or something, and then closed. ...
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What is the potential overlap between Open Source and Open Science?

Proposals: Open Source and Open Science As far as I can tell, there is a significant overlap between Open Source and Open Science. Where exactly does this overlap lie and will this be a problem? As ...
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Is this only about the Latin language or also about its contexts?

Proposal: Latin Language Should this site be only about the Latin language, its grammar and its styles? Or are questions about its context also ontopic: Latin literature (eg discussion of various ...
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Proper Content in questions about Paradoxes

Proposal: Science & Math Paradoxes Concern: Users may just post minimal information about their paradox. Constant editing of posts (due to new research by others) and insufficient moderators ...
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Upvote System - Function with Paradoxes?

Proposal: Science & Math Paradoxes Why upvotes don't work with paradoxes: An upvote is supposed to be used for high quality questions, or questions that can apply to a large audience. But in ...
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Are questions about paradoxes answerable?

Proposal: Science & Math Paradoxes Considering this proposal is all about paradoxes, would it be possible to mark the answer to a paradox? They are paradoxes: questions that can't really be ...
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Is Marxism a dupe of History?

Proposal: Marxism We have a few questions posted, I see that general Q&A about Marxism are on topic at History.SE Is there anything that might be on topic here that is not on topic at History?
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Is “Futuristic Technology” the best title possible?

Proposal: Futuristic Technology The word "futuristic" is somewhat opinion-based (iPads are futuristic to my grandmother), and a rapidly moving target (iPads used to be futuristic to everyone). It's ...