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Relationship of Open Science to Open Data?

Proposals: Open Science and Open Data There is an existing beta called Open Data. It's been around for about 16 months, and looks like it could use a hand in generating critical mass. I'm not an ...
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Shall Metaphysics also handle all matters regarding occultism and the esoteric?

The proposal description says for those interested in the metaphysics, extrasensory perception (ESP), metaphysical cosmology, paranormal, energy manipulation, psychokinesis, occult abilities, ...
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This proposal & Physics.SE

Proposal: Low Temperature Experiment Physics currently allows for questions on experiments (tag info links): experimental physics experimental techniques experimental technology with about 870 ...
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What distinguishes “Evidence Based” from other science proposals?

What should be the characteristics of the proposal “Evidence based” that make it different from other scientific SE proposals and sites?
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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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Would Theoretical and Applied Mechanics questions also be appropriate on the Engineering proposal?

Proposal: Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Engineering I'm not an expert in mechanics, but I'm thinking there's a good chance for a lot of overlap between these proposals. Not to say the Mechanics ...
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Is a site about Paradoxes broad enough?

Proposal: Science & Math Paradoxes It seems to me that, although there are many paradoxes, the scope of this proposal is very narrow. After a few months the conversation would start to dry up. ...
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“Computer Vision” vs “Computer Vision and Image Processing”?

Proposal: Computer Vision What do you think about changing "Computer Vision" to "Computer Vision and Image Processing"? Thanks. P/s: Which tags should be used for questions like this? Thanks for ...
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Won't this proposal lead to arguments that are not good for Stack Exchange sites?

Proposal: Science and Religions I feel that science and religion have little connection and questions on this site would lead to arguments between scientifically minded people and religiously minded ...
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What can stackexchange offer for a topic such as this that webmd and other sites can not.

Proposal: Reproductive Medicine and Fertility I wouldn't want this to be a forum for patients to post their medical questions, would like this to be more academic and a place for real information. ...
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Duplicate of meditation?

Proposal: Thinking From the description it sounds like it's about meditation. Which there is already a proposal for. What's different about this proposal, and how will the questions not 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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“Philosophy of science” is on-topic at Philosophy.SE

Proposal: Philosophy of science A Stack Exchange site, Philosophy Stack Exchange, already exists which covers your proposal. What is the rationale behind giving "Philosophy of science" its own ...
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Possibly on-topic at History.SE or Philosophy.SE

Proposal: History of Emotions I'm still not sure what this is exactly about, even after reading the linked Wikipedia page, but it seems like it might be on topic at either History Stack Exchange or ...
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Generalize the site

Proposal: History of Science and Mathematics Can we just go ahead and make this site a site for the history of academics, it is much more general and would attract more people to this site.
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How to add 'sixth' example question in a proposal?

Proposal: Psychology 11 months ago, when I proposed psychology, I created 5 example question. Each of the 5 example question I created scored more than 10 upvotes. Now I want to add a new question. ...
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Why some users are using comments to answer example questions?

Proposal: Psychology Some users are using comments to answer example questions instead of deciding whether they should in considered in scope of a proposal. Why?
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Overlaps with Earth Science & Sustainability?

Proposal: Global Warming and Environmental Science Very heavy overlap with the Earth Science beta Stackexchange, and to a lesser extent (?) Sustainability.
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Perhaps we need people to ask more questions

Proposal: Network Science We are at 81 followers and only 39 example questions. It can't be that there are only these questions to be asked. It would help if those of us who didn't ask example ...
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Can we take global warming out of the title?

Proposal: Global Warming and Environmental Science I think that using global warming as a part of the title would be like if cooking.se had been named Pink Slime and Cooking. It's just a political ...
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There is already an academia and biology stackexchange

I think this proposed side already exists, see http://academia.stackexchange.com/ and http://biology.stackexchange.com/ Proposal: Wet Lab for Biological Sciences
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What would this offer that isn't covered by the [calculator] tag on Math.SE?

Proposal: Calculators Math.SE offers a calculator tag. Calculator questions appear to be on topic there.
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여기서는 LaTeX 문법으로 수식을 작성할 수 없나요? How to use LaTeX codes in here?

이 사이트에서는 $--$나 $$---$$를 사용할 수 없나요? Proposal: Mathematics in Korean (수학)
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Merge Computer Vision with Computer Graphics, and call it Computer Graphics, Vision and Imaging

Proposal: Computer Graphics Proposal: Computer Vision I know that the Computer Vision proposal is in the Science category and the Computer Graphics proposal is in the Technology category. Reasons: ...
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Which religion are we talking about?

Proposal: Science and Religions Most of the example question which actually talk about some religion are actually just related to Hinduism... Which religion are we talking about actually? And if it ...
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어떻게 사람들을 모을 수 있을까요? How can we gather support?

Proposal: Mathematics in Korean (수학) 성공하려면 많은 사람들의 관심과 지원이 필요합니다. 효과적으로 홍보할 방안이 필요합니다.
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What do you think about the idea of an Stack for Students with Univerty and language tags?

Proposal: Stackexchange for Students It always annoyed me to find the right forum/stack or whatever to ask a question to my studies. Sometimes there are really small questions which I just don’t get ...
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KMSE에서 가능한 질문들에 대한 논의 Needs to discuss what's accepted in KMSE

Proposal: Mathematics in Korean (수학) 제가 따로 홍보를 하지 않았는데 팔로 해주신 분들이 있어서 놀랐습니다. 아마도 KSE에서 오신 것 같기도 한데, KMSE를 홍보하고 구체적으로 진행하는 것은 KSE 진행 상황을 보아가며 하게 될 것 같습니다. 일단 "Example Question"에는 앞으로 KMSE를 열었다면 올릴만한 ...
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Duplicate of Health?

Proposal: First Aid This looks like a sub-set of Health
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Questions about various diets

Proposal: Nutrition Are questions about various diets on-topic here? Vegetarisnism Veganism Paleo diets Culture-specific diets (halal, kosher) and others
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If 'Engineering' is approved could we ask all of our material science questions there?

This is more of a gray area than mechanical, chemical, or civil engineering. Material science is frequently cast in the college of engineering at different universities. It consists, however, of a ...
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What is Mechatronics Engineering?

Proposal: Mechatronics Engineering
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Please add questions to this proposal

Proposal: Science and Religions Hi, I am from Hindu religion. I have many thoughts which disturb my mind when I read mythological stories related to Hinduism. I think somehow they are attached to ...
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Astrophotography - new StackExchange

There are several forums around that are devoted to astrophotography. It would seem a natural for a a stack exchange on this subject.
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Have you used all 5 of your votes?

Proposal: Open Science At present there are 76 followers which means a total of 76 * 5 = 380 votes available, but less than 200 votes have been used (unless an awful lot of up and down votes ...
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When did Area 51 go full-on X-Files?

http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/72406/possession-study-of http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/72176/exopolitics http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/72074/ancient-alien-theory ...
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Is there any site for questions about wildlife?

I was looking for a site where I could ask questions about wildlife, such as species identification. As far as I can see, such site is not yet available. If I were to propose a new site for this, ...
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Need serious clarification on what 'Logics' mean

Proposal: Logics I am simply not getting the point of this proposal(No offense!). What do you mean by 'Logics' ? Does 'Logic' have a plural form? Also what kind of questions are expected? It seems ...
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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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How do we make this stand alone?

Proposal: Ancient Alien Theory There will be a lot of overlap between this proposal and Extraterrestrial Life and Mythology. How can this be made strong enough to stand alone?
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Questions against the Ancient Alien Theory

Proposal: Ancient Alien Theory Will the site contain questions which cite evidence against the Ancient Alien Theory?
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Should questions about why a certain plant grows a certain way be considered on-topic on Botany?

Proposal: Botany Should questions like "Why do peonies stop growing when the terminal growth is removed, rather than putting out shoots?" be considered on-topic here? It seems slightly like a GL ...
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Change the name to Nutrition and Dieting

Proposal: Nutrition This proposal failed due to a lack of participation and potential users. My main interest in this proposal is asking questions about: whether what I am eating is sufficient to ...
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Is “STEM History” a better name for this site?

STEM Fields — http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STEM_fields STEM is an acronym referring to the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. That's interesting — A ...
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Suggest a URL for this site

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics When a proposal makes it about half way through the Commitment phase, the Community Team will start to evaluate the proposal to see if it is ready to move ...
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What kind of questions would you ask on this site? [closed]

Proposal: **Biophysics ** What kind of questions would you ask in this site? Leave your answers below and I can post it as a good question for the development of this site.
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How many experts do we have here?

Proposal: Economics Economics is a domain that will require expert knowledge. Do we have any professional or academic economists here?
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What about areas such as “econophysics”?

Proposal: Economics On the one hand, I would think that econophysics is off-topic. It is undertaken mostly by physicists, who publish their results in physics journals and it seems like Physics SE ...
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Pareto optimality of the distribution of upvotes

Proposal: Economics We are economists, let's reallocate upvotes (the distribution of votes per question is not Pareto Optimal). We can achieve a better outcome at zero costs!!! In questions with a ...
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Will social sciences be included in “History of Science”?

Will the "History of Science and Mathematics" include the history of "soft" sciences such as psychology, anthropology, sociology, and economics? Example questions: "I have heard it reputed that Carl ...