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Stories by Caleb A. Scharf

Deep-Space Shielding

Lithium hydride could protect humans from radiation on the way to Mars and be useful when they get there

June 8, 2019 — Caleb A. Scharf

The Death of Astronomy?

Probably not, but forthcoming commercial satellite constellations herald a new era for our night skies

June 2, 2019 — Caleb A. Scharf

Spring Cleaning on Mars

NASA's Insight lander is already pretty dirt-covered, but Mars may help clean it up

May 25, 2019 — Caleb A. Scharf

The Meaning of Life

Questions about living systems on other planets come with some baggage

March 31, 2019 — Caleb A. Scharf

Fireball Earth

Heads up! Our planet is under constant bombardment

March 30, 2019 — Caleb A. Scharf

Asteroid Spit Up

The near-Earth asteroid Bennu seems to be ejecting unexpected particles

March 24, 2019 — Caleb A. Scharf
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Science or SciFi?

Science or SciFi?

Vanishing Particles. Spooky Action.