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What stars will hatch from the Tarantula Nebula? NASA's flying observatory seeks to find out

To have a full picture of the lives of massive stars, researchers need to study them in all stages – from when they're a mass of unformed gas and dust, to their often dynamic end-of-life explosions.
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