Ashley Bardhan

Ashley Bardhan is a writer from New York who covers culture, technology, and other things people like.

At Inverse, she helps produce newsletters as a newsletter writer. She creates Inverse’s award-winning Inverse Daily newsletter and assists with Musk Reads, a triweekly newsletter covering all things Elon Musk.

In general, Ashley is interested in the cultural implications of art and tech, and always aims to highlight social issues in her work. Her writing has appeared in a myriad of publications, including Pitchfork, Gawker, and Vulture. She earned two BA degrees from the University of Rochester, one in Brain and Cognitive Science and the other in Creative Writing.

Ashley’s work at the school paper, the Campus Times, earned her a grant upon graduating in 2020, and, unrelatedly, she almost always has a tummy ache.

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Let your dog go vegan — it could help their health and the planet

Plus: The body fuels the brain.


Axiom-1 to head back to Earth after its historic 10-day mission

Plus: Protected land for all.

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This 186-year-old artifact is crumbling at the bottom of the ocean

Plus: Learn to evolve.

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Keep your eyes peeled for meteor dust, courtesy of Halley's comet

Plus: Avoid Covid-19, please.

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Scientists just created a type of ice found nowhere else on Earth

Plus: Another wet dress.

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Axiom Space’s flight to the International Space Station is quietly making history

Plus: A cure for weary astronaut eyes.


Dragonfly wings could help determine the future of human flight

Plus: Nissan and NASA join forces.

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Why did the CDC get so much about Covid-19 wrong?

Plus: A mystery meteor.

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Size does matter — if you are a naked mole-rat

Plus: Cave-dwelling dragons!

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Elon Musk may have jeopardized SpaceX’s Starship mission to Mars

Plus: A galaxy far, far away.

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Another bird flu outbreak is underway — should you be worried?

Plus: A genetic breakthrough.

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One deadly weather combination could plague Americans by the year 2100

Plus: We’re going to space.


How Dubai plans to transform Expo 2020 into a “human-centric future city”

Plus: A safer e-scooter.

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Meet the religious dinosaur hunters who want to prove evolution wrong

Plus: A planet in the wrong place.

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Nuclear might finally give us a safe, clean-energy future

Plus: Want to live 'til you're 500?

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Fully vaccinated? Don't panic about the Covid-19 variant du jour

Plus: The link between racism and dementia.

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Creatine isn't a miracle drug, but it might boost your next work out

Plus: Let's talk about poop.

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Gen Z is raging — where else to unleash it than on TikTok?

Plus: A look inside the Moon.

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Is this overlooked fact the real reason dinosaurs went extinct?

Plus: Look inside Einstein’s FBI file.

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Christopher Columbus' ship has been trapped for over 500 years

Plus: NASA goes planet-hunting.