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Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 20, 2013 @ 8:15 am In Science,Weekend | Comments Disabled
This composite image of a portion of the Tarantula Nebula’s central cavity illustrates the profound effect new stars can have on their environment. The young stars are acting something like cosmic, decidedly non-eco-friendly light bulbs. Each star cranks out a dazzlingly high wattage in the form of optical and ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
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