This article examines the most common statistic reported in scientific papers and used in applied statistical analyses – the p-value. The article goes through the definition illustrated with examples, discusses its utility, interpretation, and common misinterpretations of observed statistical significance and significance levels. It is structured as follows: p-value definition and meaning What does ‘p‘ […] Read More…

# Science Articles

## The p value – definition and interpretation of p-values in statistics

## How to Punch Harder – Increase Your Punching Power Using Physics

If you are into fighting sports such as boxing, kickboxing, MMA, sanda or even a traditional martial art, you probably want to increase the punching power of your fists. When discussing how to punch harder one can hear contradictory advice for example “speed equals power” and “power is not speed”. It seems much of the […] Read More…

## What is the Average Speed of Different Modes of Transportation?

We live in a time with an incredible number of options when it comes to transportation. Traveling today isn’t just about where you want to go but how you feel like getting there. Most likely, part of your decision making is going to involve looking at how fast each of these different modes of transportation […] Read More…

## What is the Impact Force on Different Objects?

All around us, different invisible forces are coming together to control our natural environment. For example, gravitational force is the attraction between objects with mass, and it’s what keeps us on the ground instead of floating out to space. Then, there’s electromagnetism, which is when an electric current produces a magnetic field, and it’s what […] Read More…