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Why we should send miso — not billionaires — to space

When the pandemic first hit, many people started looking up at the stars, searching for respite from the chaos on Earth. Yet for Joshua Evans, a Canadian PhD student of geography at Oxford University, the heavens evoked more than freedom from lockdown: A few weeks earlier, he had sent a pot of miso to the International Space Station (ISS) and its return was imminent.