It's the way of the internet that polls have become increasingly easy to manipulate. First Firefly fans managed to get 'Serenity' voted into the top spot but then a spirited campaign by fans of the comedian Steven Colbert saw his name rise to the top of the list.
Nasa always said that it would have final naming rights and has a policy of not naming things after living people. As such, the new module has been named Tranquillity.
That said, Colbert does get a consolation prize, the new space station treadmill is being called the Combined Operational Load Bearing External Resistance Treadmill, or COLBERT."
Could be used for everything from search-and-rescue robots to wearable tech
Don't require the rare material being mined from the mountains of South America
IBM hopes that its new tool will avoid bias in artificial intelligence
Found by calculating the strength of the material deep inside the crust of neutron stars