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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Neil DeGrasse Tyson pays tribute to Orlando in the most science way possible

Posted By on Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 6:44 PM

click to enlarge PHOTO VIA COSMOS
  • Photo via Cosmos
While most people might post pictures of rainbows to social media, Neil deGrasse Tyson would rather break down the science behind the global symbol of LBGT pride.

As a tribute to the deadliest shooting in U.S. history, which targeted the gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, the host of Cosmos reached out to The City Beautiful in the best way he knows how, by dropping science on Twitter

Try not to read these in his voice. 

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