The Crab Nebula is one of the most intricately structured and highly dynamical objects ever observed. The Crab Nebula is a six-light-year-wide expanding remnant of a star's supernova explosion. Japanese and Chinese astronomers witnessed this violent event nearly 1,000 years ago in 1054. The rapidly spinning neutron star embedded in the centre of the nebula, only barely visible in this Hubble image, is the dynamo powering the nebula's eerie interior bluish glow.
I have a fun free pattern for you today. Meet Casey the Crab! To make Casey the Crab you’ll need: 1/4 yard of red fleece (felt, wool, cotton, or other fabrics will work, too) 1 pair of 6mm safety eyes (I got mine at Joann’s, but they’re also available here) black embroidery floss or Perle... Read More »
Scientists at the New Zealand Marine Studies Centre placed glass shells into a hermit crab tank. The crabs soon moved into the glass shells and made themselves comfortable, allowing researchers to take such an amazing photograph. http://grist.org/list/heres-the-real-story-behind-this-see-through-hermit-crab/ And the coolest thing is, you can buy it for your crab
Over 65 ocean crafts for kids using common materials from around the house using paper plates, plastic bags, egg cartons etc. You'll find sea life art including crabs, jellyfish, starfish, whales, fish, and more!