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Stories by Caleb A. Scharf

A Martian Tail

A remarkable atmospheric feature on Mars reminds us how topography connects to climate

October 28, 2018 — Caleb A. Scharf

A Hot Polar Planet

Some exoplanets defy easy explanation, a newly discovered world is no exception

September 18, 2018 — Caleb A. Scharf

Moon Talk

What were the Apollo 11 astronauts and controllers really saying to each other?

July 20, 2018 — Caleb A. Scharf

Dust Bowl Mars

As our robotic rovers experience a global storm on Mars it’s an opportunity to reflect on billions of dry, dusty years

July 14, 2018 — Caleb A. Scharf

The Worst Universe

There's a lot to be learned by exploring pessimistic scientific scenarios

July 12, 2018 — Caleb A. Scharf

The Erosion of Reality

The most immediate AI threat may be the distortion of truth; something we, and other species, have been doing for a long time

June 17, 2018 — Caleb A. Scharf