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Article of the Month: April 2015

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Images credit: ESO/IDA/Danish 1.5 m/R. Gendler, C. C. Thöne, C. Féron, and J.-E. Ovaldsen (L), of the giant star-forming Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud; NASA, ESA, and E. Sabbi (ESA/STScI), with acknowledgment to R. O'Connell (University of Virginia) and the Wide Field Camera 3 Science Oversight Committee (R), of the central merging star cluster NGC 2070, containing the enormous R136a1 at the center.

Is the Most Massive Star Still Alive?

The bluest stars represent the hottest, most massive and shortest-lived stars in the universe. An enormous star called R136a1 is seven million times brighter than our sun, but is it still alive?

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