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Science and Technology Did supernovae kill off large ocean animals

Science and Technology Did supernovae kill off large ocean animals


A nearby supernova remnant.

Did supernovae kill off large ocean animals at dawn of Pleistocene?

Researchers consider whether supernovae killed off large ocean animals at dawn of Pleistocene

Did A Supernovae Kill-Off Large Ocean Animals At The Dawn Of The Pleistocene | Ocean Science and Technology | Pinterest | Ocean, Largest ocean and Science

The Crab NebulaNASA

A supernova 2.6 million years ago may be responsible for the extinction of marine megafauna including the famous Megalodon at the Pliocene-Pleistocene ...

A new study may explain why Megalodon went extinct

Supernovae may explain mass extinctions of marine animals 2.6 million years ago • The Register

Mode-list / iStock / Getty Images Plus

Supernova SN 2014J, imaged by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.

Most of the star dust fall on the earth and the moon, and then peacefully settling, remaining buried until then, until scientists can't dig.

Exploding Stars Helped Kill Earth's Ancient Sea Monsters, New Study Suggests

A supernova 2.6 million years ago could have wiped out the ocean's large animals

Scientists Think an Exploding Star Helped Kill Off the Megalodon - Motherboard

Exploding Star Could Have Killed Off Megalodon Shark, Research Reveals

Massive supernova visible millions of light years from Earth | Science | The Guardian

You may think there are some big animals on Earth today, but this is nothing compared with the Pliocene period a few million years ago.

A huge Megalodon shark swims next to a colorful coral reef in the clear ocean waters

Stars Going Supernova May Have Been What Actually Killed The Meg, Say Scientists | IFLScience

Credit: Gabriel Pérez/SMM (IAC).

This megafauna were basically huge versions of animals that exist today ( giant ...

New research confirms that sea lice from fish farms kill ...

Mekong Giant Catfish

Researchers Have Increased The Distance at Which a Supernova Could Kill Us All

First-ever look at complete skeleton of Thylacoleo, Australia's extinct 'marsupial lion'

Composite Spitzer, Hubble, and Chandra image of supernova remnant Cassiopeia A. A new

Astronomers find possible elusive star behind supernova - Astrobiology Magazine

Stellar Triggers of Exploding Stars Revealed

Illustration of man's face reverberating from left to right while eating popcorn

Astronomers witness birth of new star from stellar explosion

Megalodon is the most massive shark species that ever lived, growing to 60 feet long

Picture of the Day: The Coming of a Nearby Supernova

Massive supernova visible millions of light years from Earth

The effects of such a supernova — and possibly more than one — on large ocean life are detailed in a paper just published in Astrobiology.

Earlier this year, astronomers produced evidence that the Earth was recently subjected to two “nearby” stellar explosions, supernovae that occurred about ...

Life In the Shadowy Depths

A tardigrade, seen here with an scanning electron microscope, is one of Earth's most durable creatures (Science Photo Library / Alamy)

Newly discovered supernova complicates origin story theories

An image of Kepler's supernova remnant from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.

Biggest ever mass extinction triggered by global warming

Chickens to be marker of Anthropocene

American Museum of Natural History ...

65 million years ago a meteor struck the Mexican Yucatan peninsula, throwing tons of dust


All of the starlight ever produced by the observable universe measured

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Did a SUPERNOVA kill off the megalodon? New study claims particles from an exploding star

It's Been Three Years Since We've Had a Supernova This Close

Tech & Science The megalodon—the biggest shark ever to exist—may have been driven to extinction by a supernova explosion 2.6 million years ago.

Scientists have worked out what it would take to destroy all life on a planet | Alphr

Tardigrades: the last survivors? (Credit: Shutterstock)

Tardigrades are 'as close to indestructible as it gets on Earth'

Artist's impression of a gamma ray burst hitting the Earth. The gamma rays would trigger changes in the Earth's atmosphere. Credit: NASA

Earth scorched by red giant Sun

Stars Going Supernova May Have Been What Actually Killed The Meg, Say Scientists | IFLScience

NASA Should Lead a Large Direct Imaging Mission to Study Earth-Like Exoplanets, Says New Report - Astrobiology Magazine

"Ghost Fish". Credit: NOAA Office of Ocean ...

Sea Monsters of 2017

Did Volcanoes, Exploding Stars, or Variable Gravity Kill the Dinosaurs?

Rare, deep-ocean shark with 300 "frilled" teeth

Gosses Bluff meteor crater in Australia formed when a 1-kilometer-wide space rock

Artist's illustration showing the life of a massive star as nuclear fusion converts lighter elements into heavier ones. When fusion no longer generates ...

Artist's impression of a major asteroid impact. An asteroid with an impact strength of a billion atomic bombs may have caused the extinction of the ...

"Kleptopredator" sea slug with a vicious way of feeding

Dana Berry artwork of a GRB

SpaceX reveals its latest failed attempt to catch its $6m rocket fairing in a giant net on a boat

Research vessel on Lake Matano, Indonesia. Sean Crowe, University of British Columbia.

Credit: Screenshot, Live Science/SERPENT Project Youtube video

The Blackdragon Fish

The Local Bubble is basically a hollowed out region of the interstellar medium, created by

Vampire Squid

Cosmic Rays (Wikipedia)

Ongoing and projected increased loss of sea-ice ...

Two photos of a galaxy side-on, one with a bright white dot in. View larger.

artist's concept of gamma-ray burster

illustration of bison and mammoths

Shadow-casting Supernova

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This shrimp packs a punch

Cute and Cuddly Herbivores Can Be Bloodthirsty Savages

The gray seals in the Baltic Sea compete for fish ...

Frightening Fangtooth

The sun won't die for 5 billion years, so why do humans have only 1 ...

Plesiosaurs inhabited the seas from around 200 million to 65 million years ago. They were

Image showing an expanding supernova.

Monstrous Megamouth Shark