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 Space.com 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.

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A small robot on the ISS will practice performing surgery in space

A surgical tool currently in clinical trials will slice synthetic guts in space.

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Look! Extreme Tonga volcano eruption leaves a telltale finger-print in space

A volcano's sonic boom made a tsunami but also left a warning above the clouds.

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Behold! New Webb image reveals a dynamic and "rare" galaxy

This pretty image highlights a key process in the Universe.

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Look! NASA publishes new image of a fast-flying star ejected by a supernova

The gas around the speedy star is heated to tens of millions of degrees.

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NASA greenlights two new Mars helicopters and lengthens Perseverance’s resume

Space agencies are dreaming up a new way to bring Martian rocks to Earth.

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Astronomers plan to track more potential “planet killer” asteroids near Earth

“There’s nothing in the catalogs right now that’s a danger.”

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Webb Telescope to investigate rogue black hole on the lam from its galaxy

A black hole is speeding through space at several million miles per hour.

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Behold! This beautiful new Webb Telescope image looks unreal

An astronomer transformed James Webb Space Telescope data into a gorgeous image.

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By Jove! Jupiter glows in new James Webb Space Telescope images

Jupiter and its ocean moon Europa shine in JWST test imagery.

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A Canadian telescope wants to measure the Universe’s expansion — it found a “heartbeat”

An ambitious project in Canada recently found a "long" 3-second fast radio burst.

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12 scientists react to the Webb Telescope's first images: “A stunning achievement”

It was all a lot to take in — so we asked a few people in the astronomy community their thoughts.

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