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Capturing theoretical-physics crowd with Research Level Tag

Since the site closed, perhaps we can revive its usefulness by adding a "theoretical physics" tag and adding it to all questions which would be suitable for that site. This is already so for astronomy. This will make a defacto subset of the problems screenable for professionals, who will be put off by the elementary questions.

This is not a "layman" tag, but the opposite.

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    $\begingroup$ Note that [astronomy] is a legit tag, whereas [TP] is a meta-tag. blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/08/the-death-of-meta-tags Though I think we're keeping [research-level] $\endgroup$ Commented May 11, 2012 at 6:13
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    $\begingroup$ Yeah, we're already doing this as described in the linked question. As Manishearth said, astronomy is not used to designate the questions which came from Astronomy.SE, it's used to designate questions which are about astronomy. So it's not true that we are already doing this for Astro. $\endgroup$
    – David Z
    Commented May 11, 2012 at 6:17
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    $\begingroup$ No, this is no duplicate, because theoretical physics ≠ research-level physics. If one is interested, then I can explain what is the difference on both sides. Please, reopen the thread. $\endgroup$ Commented Aug 24, 2014 at 8:02

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