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A revelation comes in different forms. "Eureka!" called Archimedes and ran through the street naked.
"Holy shit" said Kary Mullis in 1983 and pulled over to the side of the road he was driving on (although the word 'naked' does appear in the title of his autobiography). Mullis had just conceived the concept of the polymerase chain reaction or as better known to us all as PCR.
That last little job before running your qPCR - no, not trying to remember which random sample you loaded in the wells; rather, centrifuging down the reactions to the bottom of the wells. This removes air bubbles and ensures all reaction components are combined.