True Strange Library

The curious collection of a slightly mad scientist

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

Largest Supermoon Since 1948 Tonight

An extra-super supermoon is rising this evening, and you don’t want to miss it. Tonight’s full moon will appear bigger and brighter in the night sky than it has in … Continue reading

November 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dunes on Pluto?

Finally, two months after the New Horizons spacecraft flew by the dwarf planet at close range, new higher resolution images have arrived. It has taken that long for NASA to … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Crab on Mars

  THE Mars Curiosity Rover has taken a strange image that has left space enthusiasts captivated. Captured by NASA, the image shows a crab-like object on the surface of the red … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

What is that thing on Charon? Close up photos of Pluto and moon Charon.

Etched by canyons, crinkled by mountains, and cleansed of craters, the surface of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, are unexpectedly dynamic, according to the first high-resolution images downloaded by … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

NASA ‘Flying Saucer’ Launch Delayed by Rough Seas, Next Try Wednesday

  … NASA’s “flying saucer” for Mars landings, officially known as the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator or LDSD, is an inflatable decelerator and parachute to test technologies that could one day allow … Continue reading

June 2, 2015 · Leave a comment