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New crab species named after Nightwish

A new crab species has been named after Finnish / British / Dutch symphonic metallers NIGHT DESIRE. The band says, “A new type of crab (Tanidromites nightwishorum) was named after us in honor, especially for our 2015 album, “Endless forms at their most beautiful”about the development of life. “The new crab species was found in Eastern Austria and lived in …

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Hubble intercepts asteroids in PHOTO – RT World News bombarding the Crab Nebula with a photo bomb

After NASA and ESA opened the Hubble Space Telescope archives for amateur astronomers, one of them managed to find a stunning "photo bomb" of an asteroid in front of the mesmerizing Crab Nebula. The US and European space agencies launched the Citizen Science Hubble Asteroid Hunter project in June, but were not prepared for the overwhelming enthusiasm of more than …

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Listen as a ghost crab deterred enemies – its stomach growls science

Jennifer Taylor By David Shultz 10, 2019, 7:01 PM Apart from Disney's Sebastian and Tamatoa, crabs are not known for their acoustic abilities. The ghost cancer can change that. The crustaceans that live on the beach can produce noisy claws, not only with their claws, but also with their guts, as new research shows Atlantic coastal beaches of the United …

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The Crab Nebula slammed Earth with highest-energy gamma ray ever seen

This is a mosaic image, one of the largest ever taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope of the Crab Nebula, a 6-light-year-wide expanding remnant of a star's supernova explosion Space Telescope Science Institute / NASA / ESA / J. Hester / A. Loll (Arizona State University)                                                 [19455914] Around 7,500 years ago, a huge stellar explosion occurred in the Perseus Arm …

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The most energetic photons ever captured by the Crab Nebula

The Crab Nebula. Picture credits: NASA A very large research team working with several institutions in China and Japan has measured the highest ever measured energy photon. In their article, published in the journal Physical Review Letters the group describes their study of data from the Tibet Air Shower Gamma Collaboration and what they found. The Tibet Air Shower Gamma …

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The newly discovered Callichimaera perplexa is a delightful, strange crab

A newly discovered ancient species is forcing scientists to rethink what exactly is considered a crab. Photo credits: Oksana Vernygora / University of Alberta Yale University announced the discovery of a treasure trove of hundreds of well-preserved crab specimens. The fossils include species of real shrimp, prawn shrimp and exciting new branch of the evolutionary crab tree. The specimens were …

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