Doris Elín Urrutia

Doris is a news writer at Inverse covering Space.

She previously worked at Inverse as a contributor, writing stories that bridged archaeological and paleontological discoveries with modern life. She has written about astronomy and spaceflight for and on marine life for Scientific American.

Doris is a bilingual Spanish speaker, and has adored science and storytelling since her childhood days growing up with her South American immigrant parents in the Castle Hill section of the Bronx, NY. When she isn't writing about science, she takes music classes at Juilliard's Evening Division and performs with her husband.


Strange Phenomenon Predicted by Einstein Reveals Oldest Evidence of Mysterious Space Dust

Astronomers paired a telescope with a gravitational distortion to discover the oldest-known instance of a peculiar substance.


Why NASA Needs An Office To Study "Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena"

UFO sensationalism disrupts science. Creating a dedicated NASA office may help.


NASA Says Some "Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena" Are Unexplainable — Here's What They Might Be

A panel of NASA and Pentagon experts publicly discussed UAP, “unidentified anomalous phenomena.”


A Deep Sea Mission Could Reveal Knowledge Critical for Finding Alien Life

A new mission will explore the ocean depths to understand the Solar System.


Webb Telescope Spies a Huge Water Plume Coming from Saturn’s Most Intriguing Moon

Behold a spectacular geyser plume from Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus.


Stunning NASA Juno Images Reveal Jupiter's Fiery Moon Io in All Its Glory

NASA took images of the cracked and volcanic surface of Jupiter's moon Io.


NASA Just Picked the Company That Will Land Its Second Moonwalking Artemis Crew

NASA has selected the company that will build its second Artemis Program Moon lander.


Axiom-2: Everything You Need to Know About the Private ISS Mission

Here’s what you need to know about Axiom-2, the second private mission to the ISS.


This Comet Could Help Answer Why Earth Looks Like A “Blue Marble”

How did Earth gain water? And could it exist on faraway planets, too?


Astronomers Discover the Dark Source of the Brightest Cosmic Blast Ever

AT2021lwx is outlasting and outshining supernovas by a big margin.


Bizarre Space Experiment Reveals What Bach Sounds Like When Played on Venus and Mars

Sound could illuminate the final frontier.


Auroras Are About to Become More Common. Here’s Where To See The Dazzling Light Show

We can thank the Sun for this incredible phenomenon.


Look! Webb Space Telescope Discovers New Rings Around a Nearby Star

The star’s halo may be proof of a violent altercation between two icy protoplanets.


Artemis Moon Missions Are Still a Priority in NASA's Latest Budget

NASA outlined its upcoming space priorities to members of Congress on Thursday.


Astronomers Just Captured the First-Ever View of a Black Hole’s Galaxy-Sized Jet

Observatories peered into the heart of a supermassive black hole more than 6 billion times the mass of the Sun.


NASA Recorded Seismic Waves Just As They Pierced Mars' Liquid Metal Heart

NASA's InSight lander heard a marsquake and a meteorite strike on the Red Planet.


Why the Greatest Threat To Star-Gazing Isn’t Light Pollution

It’s the weather.


Look! Hubble Image Celebrates the Telescope’s 33rd Anniversary with a Cosmic “Laser Lightshow”

Behold a stellar nursery, where starlight scatters through interstellar dust — and sometimes can’t pierce the space soot.


NASA's Next Moon Mission Has A Technological Feat 50 Years in the Making

Today’s astronauts have more than 50 years of missions since the Apollo era.


Dazzling! Webb Space Telescope Image Shows Bright Galactic Collision

Behold Arp 220, a pair of galaxies who’ve sprouted 200 star clusters and a scene brighter than all the light of the Milky Way.