Questions tagged [asking-questions]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
0answers
25 views

Is it correct to ask a question that can be answered doing searches?

We want more questions, but I know we want good ones. I am someone that look for a lot of information in the net. Sometimes I have a question related with Earth Science, and I find an explanation. ...
6
votes
2answers
66 views

Does Earth Science cover the practical aspects of combatting climate change?

I recently went searching through the Stack Exchange site list for one that may support practical advice for combating climate change on every level: personal, business, local, state or nationally. ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

Why does an older revision of my question get more views?

Where is the calmest place on Earth? The above question was on fire getting many views. The person who edited my question did it good taste but, the views drastically stopped. IMO that is a negative ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

Why is this question getting so many views?

Where is the calmest place on Earth? This question is getting more attention than any other question I have asked before. What did I do right? To me it is just another question?
9
votes
2answers
157 views

When rocks are identified can we put the name of it in the title?

When I searched for an identification the title reads like "Can someone identify these rocks?" There is many of them. The ones that have a solid identification should also include the name of the rock ...
4
votes
0answers
19 views

Need guidance for my duplicated question

Today, I wanted to start a bounty on my question. However, I found out it was mark as a duplicate of this question. The thing is, I had read that exact question thoroughly prior to asking the ...
4
votes
0answers
50 views

Should we describe additional tests for identifying minerals?

In the mineral identification questions, we commonly need information in addition to the hardness test suggested in our guidelines. In particular reactivity with acid and streak tests can be important....
4
votes
2answers
60 views

Human health and earth science questions - do they belong here

There's kind of a grey area surrounding the appropriateness of questions on the human health effects of earth science-related processes for this site. Where should the line be drawn? For example, a ...
3
votes
3answers
114 views

Religious Questions

I had a formal (which I apparently lost) debate over the geological validity of Noah's Flood, and flood "geology as a whole. My opponent was claiming that all the fossil evidence points that all of ...