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Life, Unbounded

Life, Unbounded

Discussion and news about planets, exoplanets, and astrobiology

Spawning Stars

An extraordinary new image shows a protostellar disk fragmenting into multiple stars

November 22, 2016 — Caleb A. Scharf

Radiation, Brains, and Exploring the Universe

New studies indicate that ionizing radiation might cause neurodegenerative disease. The implications could be profound for interplanetary or interstellar species.

October 28, 2016 — Caleb A. Scharf

Death on Mars

Getting to Mars is hard. Getting down onto Mars is harder. The unfortunate demise of ESA's ExoMars Schiaparelli demonstrator module is a case in point

October 27, 2016 — Caleb A. Scharf

So You Want to Terraform Mars?

The SpaceX vision for a multiplanet species prompts thinking on how to make a planet more habitable

September 29, 2016 — Caleb A. Scharf

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