Finally. It's been a long time coming, but it appears that the lowly candy corn may actually be getting some respect. Especially since the tri-coloured Halloween candy has played an integral role in scientific research on the international space station.
Maybe our intrepid researcher was motivated by a desire to win new admirers for the much-maligned candy. Or maybe he just wanted an excuse to bring extra snacks along on the trip. Oddly, the remaining candy corn had vanished before additional experiments could be conducted.