Neil deGrasse Tyson Honored the Victims of the Orlando Attack in the Most Fitting Way

AP

On Wednesday, celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson honored the victims of Sunday's mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, which left at least 50 dead, including the gunman and 53 more wounded.

Tyson added his voice to the outpouring of LGBTQ-support on social media by tweeting out a scientific explanation of rainbows and how we've come to understand them throughout history.

He ended the science lesson with a powerful tweet showing the rainbow-colored LGBTQ pride flag next to the Orlando city seal.

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