30 Doradus in the X-Ray Spectrum (a/k/a The Tarantula Nebula)

What’s Going On in 30 Doradus?


For astronomers, the Milky Way, our local galaxy, can be a bit of a disappointment. Most of the stars it currently produces are red M-dwarfs. With masses less than half that of the Sun, these stars will burn fuel contentedly for a couple of trillion years and then gradually fade. Boring. Really massive stars, with…