From a galaxy not so far away, NASA Hubble Space Telescope just released a stunning color image of a star cluster that glows in red, white and blue. Surprisingly, the colors that correspond to the flags of the United States, UK, Australia, Cuba, France, Haiti and 30 other nations are pretty close to accurate.
Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/3246048/galaxy-nasas-hubble-space-telescope-star-cluster-red-white-and-blue/#103yBjKVGJxsJV6g.99
Brexit – or “British exit” – became a reality this morning after the surprising vote by UK citizens to leave the European Union. With the loss of one of its strongest members, what’s next for the European Union and the UK itself?
Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/3239471/brexit-eu-vote-uk-exits-whats-next-european-union/#Bdpks3Vy97oAispZ.99
Rumors that Darth Vader, the original dark Sith Lord himself, would appear in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story are confirmed while other questions are raised after an exclusive appeared in Entertainment Weekly this morning. While Darth Vader will play a role in the prequel to the Star Wars saga, he won’t be the main villain, leaving many questions about the plot unanswered.
Read more at: http://www.inquisitr.com/3232411/star-wars-darth-vader-rogue-one-confirmed/
Assisted dying is now legal in Canada, California and a few US states, but still illegal in the UK despite public opinion polls to the contrary. Physician assisted suicide was rejected by British MPs in a decisive vote last September but the push to reconsider the euthanasia issue hasn’t gone away.
Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/3221825/assisted-dying-euthanasia-legal-now-in-canada-california-and-some-us-states-uk-next/#8uGjtZEhCj6OL1dM.99
Galaxy SXDF-NB1006-2, a distant 13.1 billion light-years from earth, is home to the oldest known oxygen that scientists have ever been able to detect. Glowing in the radiation of young stars, the discovery points the way to a better understanding of the Big Bang and early stages of our universe.
Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/3214926/galaxy-glowing-oxygen-light-years-from-earth/#Me4356WtFVBuywMF.99
Planet Jupiter will come into sharper focus on July 4 as NASA’s Juno spacecraft enters into its orbit at the closest point ever attempted. The space agency is planning a series of 37 flybys of the giant planet to set a new record, but the ambitious mission does not come without risk.
Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/3212101/planet-jupiter-in-focus-nasas-juno-mission-prepares-for-july-4-flyby/#ajaSc33TTy5kzHUl.99
From this morning’s horrific Orlando nightclub shooting to the legendary Stonewall Riots that sparked a revolution in LGBTQ rights and activism in America nearly a half century ago, there is an unfortunate history of violent attacks against the LGBTQ community in what is typically their safest enclave – the gay nightclub. The fact that these attacks come from parties as diverse as an alleged ISIL agent to the police themselves at one time illustrates that when it comes to the queer community, vulnerability is intersectional.
Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/3197176/orlando-stonewall-riots-attacks-gay-nightclubs-intersectionality-homophobia-america/
Rheumatoid arthritis and gout can cause similar symptoms, but have shown opposite trends when it comes to hospitalizations over the last 20 years. A research paper published in a U.S. medical journal found that as hospitalizations for rheumatoid arthritis fell, hospital admissions caused by gout rose, raising questions as to why.
Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/3193949/rheumatoid-arthritis-gout-hospitalization-trends-flip-flop-in-u-s-study/#SueHr1TKH3vSPurv.99
Petra, Jordan is the site of a surprising discovery by archaeologists using satellite and drone imagery to survey beneath the sands. A gigantic monument was discovered at the Petra UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the southern part of Jordan, an area that has been extensively excavated by archaeological researchers throughout the last two centuries.
Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/3189168/petra-mysterious-ancient-monument-in-jordan-discovered-by-drone-satellite-images/#eoTKtvZKVUAwCcGe.99
Keiko Fujimori and Peru face the shadows of Alberto Fujimori today in a tight election for the South American nation’s presidency. Keiko Fujimori faces former finance minister Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for Peru’s top post, the election coming at the end of a week rocked by demonstrations against the Fujimori legacy.
Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/3170612/keiko-fujimori-peru-election-protests-alberto-fujimori/#j2W0VQdpbLAK4uhf.99