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Tips on how to pick the fastest line at the supermarket

On average, people spend half an hour of their day standing in lines. And the population of the USA stands in lines for 37 billion hours a year. Can you believe this? Scientists were shocked by this number too, so they came up with some…

Restless star pushes water snow line into view

You've likely heard of snow lines here on Earth. They're the places on mountains above which there is an eternal blanket of the white stuff. But newly forming stars have a snow line too. It's the line where water vapor gets far enough from…

Walking the line to null points

#BringOutYerNulls is being used on twitter to help highlight the challenge of publishing so-called “null results” – when no effect is seen. For example, in an experiment comparing a group of men and women on a parallel parking task, a null…
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