True Strange Library

The curious collection of a slightly mad scientist

Aquatic life on Pluto?

Pluto is hiding a very big secret some 3 billion miles (5 billion km) away from Earth: a vast ocean of liquid water. … it might amount to … about … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

Irony: Altitude sickness stops second man on moon 

Buzz Aldrin said he was evacuated from the South Pole last week because he became short of breath and began showing signs of altitude sickness.  The 86-year-old adventurer, who was … Continue reading

December 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Astronomers find matter that spontaneously pops in and out of existence

For the first time, astronomers have observed a strange quantum phenomenon in action, where a neutron star is surrounded by a magnetic field so intense, it’s given rise to a … Continue reading

December 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Back when the earth had two moons

The theory that the Earth was born moonless and was hit by a Mars-sized plant, ejecting into space material that became our moon does not explain why the far side … Continue reading

November 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Scientists find one of most massive objects in universe

Through the thick fog of our own galaxy, astronomers have spotted an ultimate prize: one of the largest-known structures in the Universe. Called the Vela supercluster, the newly discovered object … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Can you spot the hidden dwarf galaxy?

Scientists have discovered a hidden dwarf galaxy orbiting our own Milky Way – and it could change our understanding of how dark matter holds galaxies together. The reason this galaxy … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

NASA paper: EM Drive seems to work, defies Newton’s third law?

After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA’s long-awaited EM Drive paper has finally been peer-reviewed and published. And it shows that the ‘impossible’ propulsion system really does appear to … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · Leave a comment