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Submission Uncle Sam spoils dream trip to space

An anonymous reader writes: Link to CNN article. http://www.cnn.com/2007/TECH/space/01/28/free.ride .ap/index.html A guy wins a trip to space through an Oracle Corp. sweepstakes. Only problem is that he figures out he will owe $25,000 to the IRS if he accepts the prize. He decides to give up his boyhood dream instead of going into debt.

There is no likelihood man can ever tap the power of the atom. -- Robert Millikan, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923