More than a dozen universities are holding bake sales for NASA. The aim is to raise awareness, not money.
To me, NASA is a bit like a public library: No matter what, you want your town and your country to visibly declare their commitment to the value of human curiosity.
In other science news, attempts to replicate the faster-than-light neutrino results have confirmed that the spunky little buggers obey the universal traffic limit.
The system works! Even if you don’t screw in the optical cables tightly.