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In a galaxy far, far away, there’s a spider with stars in its eyes

In the Tarantula Nebula, new stars are being born in defiance of what scientists previously thought possible

20 June 2022 - 19:46 By Will Dunham

Astronomers have peered into a teeming stellar nursery in the Tarantula Nebula, a colossal cloud of gas and dust next door to our galaxy, gaining new understanding of the dynamics of star formation, while obtaining a dazzling image of the cosmos...

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