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NASAs Fermi Telescope Detects Gamma-Rays From Star Factories
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NASA's Fermi Telescope Detects Gamma-Rays From "Star Factories" in Other Galaxies

January 10, 2013
This mosaic of 1,500 images highlights glowing gas clouds in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a galaxy that orbits our own. Fermi sees gamma-ray emission from the large, prolific star-forming region known as 30 Doradus (center left). Credit: C. Smith, S. Points, the MCELS Team and NOAO/AURA/NSF