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

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Is it allowed to invite people?

I am proposing an area to discuss about GeoGebra software. But I would like to know if is allowed to invite people to follow me. And what about other areas? I am a member in Mathematics, but I would ...
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Rename to “Earth Sciences”

Proposal: Geoscience Rename to: Earth Sciences Rationale: Geoscience has connotations of geology and geography (all to do with the surface of the planet, or what's under it. This could potentially ...
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Why wouldn't this just be part of the existing physics Stack Exchange site?

Related: http://meta.physics.stackexchange.com/questions/4223 We tried an astronomy Stack Exchange site, and it ended up being merged with Physics after the beta ended unsuccessfully due to lack ...
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Boundary between space exploration and astronomy sites

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Space Exploration and Technology I believe these two are closely related, and we should discuss where to draw the line between the two, should both sites be ...
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When does the future become off topic?

Proposal: Space Exploration and Technology Proposed Q&A site for spacecraft operators, scientists, engineers, and enthusiasts, to discuss the building, launching, operating, history, and ...
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We have great R-User support

Proposal: R Users For developers, there is a huge (and once celebrated) contingent of R-user and support on our Stack Overflow site — http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/r For the ...
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All healthcare related area 51 proposals. Differences? Similarities? Can they co-exist? How can members of all proposals benefit?

Proposal: Healthcare Industry Proposal: Bioinformatics Proposal: Biomedical Informatics Proposal: Biomedical engineering Proposal: Neuroinformatics Proposal: Public Health & Epidemiology ...
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SE for Proto-Indo-European language and culture [closed]

I do not know how the proposals are created, but I want to suggest this one. This may be a site of reference for historical linguists as well as thiose who are interested in PIE language, culture and ...
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SE Sites for communication and for psychology?

I was wondering if there are some existing sites where questions about (interpersonal) communication and ((applied or theoretical) psychology can be asked? I searched around, not finding any for ...
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How is this proposed site different from the epidemiology SE proposal?

Proposal: Disease I think there's too much overlap between this and the epidemiology SE proposal.
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Would it be worth including space & planetary sciences?

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics As the Astronomy proposal didn't get enough participation, would it make more sense to broaden the proposal even further to specifically include: Solar ...
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How does Disease differ from Health?

Proposal: Disease How is this any different than the Health proposal?
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Please can a moderator delete my “unregistered user” commitment so I can register using my StackExchange account?

Proposal: Chemistry I accidentally committed to the above proposal as an "unregistered user" (see this question). There seems to be no way for me to undo this. Since this proposal will likely go into ...
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Will we need MathJax/any other formatting here? [closed]

/Proposal: Chemistry Related: http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/128238/adding-mathjax-to-specific-questions-only/128240#128240 Most SE sites use MathJax for mathematical formatting. Will ...
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Chemicals in the food that we consume

We consume food which contains lot many chemicals, excluding carbohydrate / protein / vitamins, which a lay man can easily understand. What about discussing these aspects in the propose forum. ...
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Computational Chemistry, official location?

Proposal: Chemistry As many of you may know, or perhaps have already previously discussed, computational chemistry already resides in the 'Computational Sciences' community. I've just recently ...
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Computer science: the audience description is now wrong

Proposal: Computer Science The title of the computer science proposal is now presentable, thank you. The site description has also been edited, but that edit threw out the baby with the bathwater. ...
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Is Behaviorism within our scope?

Proposal: Cognitive Sciences Behaviorism has widely been regarded as an affront to Cognitive Psychology but many findings of Behaviorism are still extremely relevant to psychology today. Are ...
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Why was the future studies proposal deleted, but less frequented and older proposals still exist?

I have no problem if too less traffic for this site, but there are proposals twice as old and not gaining any new followers or questions in the same period of nov-dec, who are still not deleted, like ...
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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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You do realize that 'Libraries & Information Science' is not the same as 'Libraries', right?

Proposal: Library & Information Science You'd have almost been better off merging Libraries with Books. LIS deals more with the theory of how information is organized. Now, an MLS (Master of ...
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Mathematica proposal has disappeared

The mathematica proposal at 89 commitments has disappeared without warning or trace. Why has it disappeared? And why without prior warning?
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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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Scope of Computer Science (non-programming)

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) I am having trouble with understanding the scope of this proposal. (Partially because of attempts to merge it with other CS proposals.) My first ...
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Population ecology

Proposal: Biology Should population ecology be also part of this this site?
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What should the real title of this proposal for beta be? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The title “Computer Science (Non-Programming)” Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) What should be the real title of this proposal? I know Computer Science ...
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The Computer Science proposal should be in the Science category

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) I don't know how Computer Science ended up under Professional, but it clearly belongs to the Science category.
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The title “Computer Science (Non-Programming)”

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) AFAIK “Computer Science (Non-Programming)” is the proposed title. Writing “Non-Programming” sounds a bit absurd. Every branch of computer science is ...
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Merge the various geoscience proposals?

Proposal: Geoscience I believe we need a communal site for all the geoscience proposals. This site would cover multiple areas and multiple proposals into a larger site. The following existing ...
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Is it possible to drop out of a beta to commit to another site proposal?

I'd like to commit to the new Scientific Computing proposal, but the page says I'm committed to the maximum of three proposed sites. One of the sites is in public beta. I really don't have any ...
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“Scientific Computing” vs. “Computational Science” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the options for naming the Computational science proposal Proposal: Scientific Computing (was Computational Science) The more I think about the name change, ...
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How can we better serve the CS community on Stack Overflow?

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) Gotta admit, I see the point of this. From the look of the proposed questions so far, this would be a solid resource for CS students, who may well find ...
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How about a new arXiv repo only for QIC? [closed]

Proposal: Quantum Information and Foundations It seems very unbalanced to me that, for example, Computational Complexity has his own repo and QIC does not. In the first one, you find at most 2 or 3 ...
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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 ...
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A subset of TheoreticalPhysics.SE? [closed]

Proposal: Quantum Information and Foundations Why not ask such questions on Theoretical Physics SE? Every research-level quantum information question is perfectly on topic on TP.SE. Moreover, in ...
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Would methodology review be a subject of this site?

The Code Review SE allows programmers to submit code snippets for peer review. Might the Economics SE offer a similar function? For example, one could submit a short and focused set of methods and ...
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What are the options for naming the Computational science proposal?

Update: Based on the scattered arguments, discussions, and comments, the consensus seems to be to name this site: "Computational Science" <-- header at the top with a url of ...
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Biology, Cogn. Science, Chemistry, Bio. Evolution, Bioinfo: Why we block up each other?

You all know these proposal are all over 1 year old and have below 50% commitment, so it will take long time (months, some likely additional year) before they start BETA. So why not make a concerted ...
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Is Computer Science a duplicate of Theoretical Computer Science?

Proposal: Computer Science (Non-Programming) I originally wrote this question because I believed that this was a duplicate of Theoretical Computer Science. However it does appear that the example ...
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Can somebody explain why this was closed?

Proposal: Dumpster Diving I was surprised to see this closed as "not a real proposal." I am not aware of a "checklist" of requirements for a valid proposal, but this one has at least some points in ...
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To SE relevant staff members: When will the Theoretical Physics private beta begin? [closed]

To whom it may concern: When will the Theoretical Physics private beta begin?
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Proposal: A new, three-tier model for physics Q&A sites on StackExchange? [closed]

Proposal: Theoretical Physics I Propose: A three-tier model for physics SE sites. Many physics-related questions fall into the following three categories: (1) graduate student- / post-doc- / ...
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Theoretical Physics: a sub-section for research (and research-level review) papers? [closed]

Proposal: Theoretical Physics I Propose: a dedicated sub-section for questions on research and review papers in the field, limited to theoretical and mathematical physics and related pure-mathematics ...
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Biology: Please un-commit & commit to update score [closed]

Proposal: Biology I recently found out that commitment scores decay over time. It would be nice to see how many people are still interested in the biology proposal—it's over a year old! So please ...
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Encouraging use of real names [closed]

Proposal: Linguistics I'd like to point out that in similar sites (e.g., MathOverflow), users are encouraged to use their real names, and I'd like to propose that for here as well. Since reasons for ...
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What should the Theoretical Physics sub-domain be?

Proposal: Theoretical Physics Theoretical Physics is at 96% commitment now! That means that launch is probably imminent. You need a URL sub-domain though. And, well, you can't take ...
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Definition/scope of what linguistics is (and/or is not)?

Proposal: Linguistics This is heeding MatthewMartin's call for a discussion on the scope of 'linguistics'. Advance apologies for prolonging the discussion.. I do agree the phrase 'applied ...
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Has this been promoted on Linguist List or other linguistics notice areas outside SE?

I understand a great deal of the commitment process is about getting dedicated users, and reaching out to external communities is less reliable in fulfilling that goal. But as I understand the ...
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What are the criteria for deciding whether a language is “natural”? [closed]

Proposal: Linguistics Short version. Just for the purposes of this proposal, what criteria does a language have to satisfy to be considered a natural (i.e. on-topic) language? Long version. I ...
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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 ...