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The 1,000 Caves of Mars

Want to seek shelter on Mars? There may be a lot of options, and we know where they are

March 9, 2020 — Caleb A. Scharf

Death on Mars

The martian radiation environment is a problem for human explorers that cannot be overstated

January 20, 2020 — Caleb A. Scharf

Rise of the Machines

There may be things to learn from the one known world in the universe dominated by complex machines 

December 23, 2019 — Caleb A. Scharf | Opinion

Aerogel Mars

A novel idea for the local terraforming of Mars raises interesting possibilities

October 14, 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 21, 2019 — Caleb A. Scharf

A Martian Tail

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

October 25, 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 10, 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

March 27, 2018 — 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 21, 2017 — Caleb A. Scharf
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