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Stories by Caleb A. Scharf

The Moon in 4K

Using updated survey data a stunning ultrahigh-definition tour of the lunar surface brings our satellite to life

April 15, 2018 — Caleb A. Scharf

The Distant Shores of Mars

A complex interplay of gravity, volcanoes and planetary wobble could pin down the age of oceans on Mars

April 1, 2018 — Caleb A. Scharf

SETI, the Next Generation?

Time to bring the search for extraterrestrial technosignatures all the way in from the cold

February 25, 2018 — Caleb A. Scharf

3 Cosmic Images from 2017: No. 3

One year, so much science. Here's the third of three spectacular, but less widely seen images from the near and far universe

December 30, 2017 — Caleb A. Scharf

3 Cosmic Images from 2017: No. 2

One year, so much science. Here's the second of three spectacular, but less widely seen images from the near and far universe

December 30, 2017 — Caleb A. Scharf

3 Cosmic Images from 2017: No. 1

One year, so much science. Here's the first of three spectacular, but less widely seen, images from the near and far universe

December 30, 2017 — Caleb A. Scharf

A Believable Universe

Any good space opera needs to take place in a version of reality that, although not necessarily scientifically accurate, at least makes some kind of sense

December 16, 2017 — Caleb A. Scharf

Come On and Zoom (through the Universe)

Caleb Scharf, director of Columbia University’s Astrobiology Center talks about his latest book, The Zoomable Universe: An Epic Tour through Cosmic Scale, from Almost Everything to Almost Nothing, and the OSIRIS-REx space mission.  

November 11, 2017 — Caleb A. Scharf and Steve Mirsky
Stories by Caleb A. Scharf

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