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

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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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Should we include specs of any military equipment?

Proposal: Strategy If we're including military strategy, should we include specs of any military equipment? For example, what are the dimensions of the AK-47, what is it's expected lifetime, it's ...
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Difference between complex networks as science of ecosystems rather than a branch of physics portal?

Complex networks can be described as a sub-area of physics and mathematics, where you study how things entangle with each other. After Barabasi and Newman (in my personal point of view) complex ...
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We need more questions and more upvotes on this site

Proposal: Complex Networks Somehow the new followers here do not realize that apart from joining the site, it is of great help to ask good example questions and upvote the existing ones. I think new ...
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would drain from Mathematics

Proposal: Combinatorics A counter argument is that combinatorics is significantly different from calculus, topology, number theory, etc... For example, primitive roots.
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How Detailed Do You Want Your What-If Questions?

Proposal: Speculative Natural Science How detailed do you want your What-If questions on Speculative Natural Science SE? I'm asking because I have many speculative scenarios concerning geography, ...
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Speculative Evolution Stack Exchange [duplicate]

I have seen a few handfuls of subjects on Stack Exchange--Worldbuilding, Biology, Earth Science, Science Fiction & Fantasy and Astronomy. In relation, my question is this--can we create a ...
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What is difference between “Lojban, the logical language” and “Lojban language”

Proposal: Lojban, the logical language What is difference between Lojban, the logical language and Lojban language?
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Fringe Science should not permit questions seeking specific advice on alternative health practices

Proposal: Fringe science Fringe Science should have a policy to not allow questions seeking specific advice on using or selecting alternative health practices. This would match Health.SE's policy ...
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Lojban should be part of Constructed Languages

Proposal: Lojban, the logical language should be part of Constructed Languages Since Lojban is a constructed language, it would be better to bring more support to an existing proposal, especially ...
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Suggestions and discusions for improvements of all Stack Exchange sites

I cannot find an arena where suggestions can be made and discussed for global changes to the SE system. I strongly believe that the SE system is somewhat flawed and is in desperate need of some ...
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Would a Fringe Science site become a debate battleground?

Proposal: Fringe science One of the things I am worried about regarding a Fringe Science QA site is the possibility that it will devolve into a debate site with believers and skeptics fighting each ...
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Shouldn't Dianetics be dropped from the list of Fringe Sciences?

The Fringe Science "elevator pitch" contains a list of fringe sciences that are proposed to be on-topic. This list currently includes dianetics. Dianetics is core to the religion of Scientology. ...
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Does Architecture & Home design also cover architectural history?

Proposal: Architecture & Home design Is this site supposed to only cover practical questions about designing and constructing buildings or shall it also cover historical analysis of architecture ...
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The description suggests that effective altruism is only about donations

Proposal: Effective Altruism The description currently says "Proposed Q&A site for donors and impact evaluation professionals to discuss scientific evidence on the most effective ways to improve ...
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What kind of ET are on-topic on Beyond Earthlings?

Is it extraterrestrials in terms of bacteria-like organisms, or extraterrestrials in terms of beings from another planet? Proposal: Beyond Earthlings
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Correct category?

Proposal: Strategy I'm not entirely sure whether this should go under the "science" category, but I am trying to center around the mathematical and scientific study of strategy. Should it stay in ...
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Are eating disorders on topic

Proposal: Nutrition Read the title please.
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Prevent “Speculative Science” from being closed like “What If” was

Proposal: Speculative Science Recently in yet another discussion about too broad scope of this topic, I saw moderator's opinion talking that adding science qualification to topic is not enough for ...
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Which new questions would speculative science cover?

Proposal: Speculative Science Really, all the existing example questions could go into an existing science stack exchange or into world building, for example: What would happen to human colour ...
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Possible Duplicate of Cognitive Science

Proposal: Psychology This site is possibly a duplicate of Cognitive Sciences.
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Are social science what-ifs welcome?

Proposal: Speculative Science The current example questions are all related to the physical sciences. Would social science questions be on-topic?
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Would questions from the student's perspective be on topic?

Proposal: Science Educators Would questions from the student's perspective, for example “How should I learn redox reactions?” or “How should I start studying nomenclature?”, be on topic?
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Should there be a fringe science Q&A?

Proposal: Fringe science I'm proposing a Q&A community that focuses on inquiries that address either of the following : perspectives which depart significantly from mainstream theories within ...
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Subset of worldbuilding

I think this proposal is kind of a subset of worldbuilding. It is to narrow to be its own site. Proposal: Beyond Earthlings
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Possible subtopic: citizen science

Would citizen science be a subtopic of Open Science or a new site that could be proposed? Proposal: Open Science
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Duplicate of space.SE?

Proposal: Beyond Earth Is this a duplicate of the Space Stack Exchange?
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completely dwarfed by Skeptic

Proposal: UFO or any other 'mystery' site
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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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How is this not a subcategory of Mathematics?

Proposal: Voting Systems Voting systems are a subcategory of Game Theory - how to implement a good voting system that solves as many problems as possible, and how should voters vote to get what they ...
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Will machine learning be considered as on-topic?

I know that machine learning is an another section of artificial intelligence. Currently I ask machine learning related doubts in stats.SE but can I ask machine learning related questions like What ...
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Etiquette regarding cross-semination of proposals and S.E.s

I read a post (from 2012) recently in the Linguistics meta that "...The users that committed cannot talk about them in existing sites at the moment....". Before that, I had been going to consider a ...
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Would retrieval algorithms be on-topic?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence By retrieval algorithms I mean like text search, (approximate) nearest neighbor search. Those algorithms are not usually found in the textbooks of AI but it seems to ...
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This seems to be extremely narrow in scope - could these questions fit well on CogSci.SE?

Proposal: Neuroeconomics Cognitive Sciences already has a tag for neurology with 37 questions and neurology is specifically listed as being on topic in their site description. Cognitive Sciences ...
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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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Would reposts of AI answers from other sites be acceptable?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence It is clear that many people believe that this proposed site may fail to get out of private beta, mostly because this site has been proposed before, and that there ...
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What is the scope argument for a new site?

Proposal: Bioinformatics Bluntly put: why do we need a new site? There are already Computer Science, Computational Science, Crossvalidated, Biology, and Stackoverflow. I imagine that every ...
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The example questions will not attract experts

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence I find that there is a fundamental problem with this proposal: the quality of example questions is very low and won't attract experts, yet they are upvoted. Here are ...
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Is the geology proposal redundant to the Earth Science one?

Proposal: geology Is this redundant to Earth Science?
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Are questions about narrow AIs allowed?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence The title says it all. Are we allowing questions about AGI -- as in, attempting to replicate the intelligence of humans with computers -- or any AI, including narrow ...
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If this website fails or does not get enough supporters, what backup plans do we have?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence ...Because artificial intelligence does not go away just because this site doesn't attract enough "experts" to sustain existence for longer than a month. It is a ...
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What niche does this AI proposal aim to fill?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence "AI" questions are already on-topic on several sites. Engineering questions about tools like TensorFlow, Torch, etc. are on topic on Stack Overflow. In fact Stack ...
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Error in description of EA proposal

Proposal: Effective Altruism "Proposed Q&A site for donators and impact evaluation professionals to discuss scientific evidence on the most effective ways to improve the world." Should "donators"...
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Questions on voting systems welcome at Economics SE

Proposal: Voting Systems I like the proposal and followed it. Still I thought it might be useful to note that questions about voting systems (or at least voting theory) would most likely be welcome ...
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Can/should Effective Altruism SE be morally agnostic?

Proposal: Effective Altruism In an attempt to keep things simple and to have catchy slogan, the description of this SE reads : "Proposed Q&A site for donators and impact evaluation professionals ...
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Possible overlap of Empirical Research proposal with Cross Validated site

Proposal: Empirical Research Is all of this already covered sufficiently by the Cross Validated site? Until I checked its tags, I wasn’t aware that survey and experiment design would be on topic ...
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Using Stack Exchange for Survey or Opinion?

Would it be possible to adapt the software powering Stack Overflow for other purposes beyond the tradition Q&A? For example, to run a survey site for public opinion polls where the asker of a ...
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Is this on-topic at health?

Proposal: Nutrition Is this proposal on-topic at health: see the nutrition tag there.
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Should there be a conspiracy Q&A?

The link to my proposal : Conspiracy I'm proposing a Q&A community that focuses exclusively on : generally accepted historical conspiracies, like the assassination of Julius Caesar or the ...
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Can we post requests for expiramentation, or particapation in open sciences

Proposal: Open Science Will this Q&A allow users to ask for testing? As part of open sciences, or any science, experimentation, and or observations are necessary. Non-open sciences use the peer ...