BuzzSkyline writes "Astronaut Don Pettit, who is aboard the International Space Station (ISS) right now, put charged water droplets into wild orbits around a knitting needle in the microgravity environment of the ISS. A video he made of the droplets is the first in a serious of freefall physics experiments that he will be posting in coming months." Link to Original Source
The reason that every major university maintains a department of
mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.