Nick Lucchesi

Nick is editor-in-chief for Inverse. He has done stints at the Village Voice, the Denver Westword, and the Saint Louis Riverfront Times. He writes about art, technology, nature, and the future of cities.  He is a new dad and still rides a fixed-gear bicycle. Email him at nick@inverse.com.
HBD Vivaldi
Inverse Daily: The little-known story of how Pokémon went global
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: How SpaceX will get you to the Moon. And: A way to think like Sherlock Holmes.
HBD Phone Daddy
Inverse Daily: opening 300-year-old undelivered mail
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: A new type of lab-grown meat could satisfy future demands. And: A terrifying video game.
HBD James Bond
Inverse Daily: Neanderthals didn't leave big carbon footprints
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: The Hyperloop is destined for a place in American cultural history.
HBD Bieber
Inverse Daily: The impact hypothesis, a juggler's heart rate, and mass extinction, baby
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: A new photo of Mars from the Perseverance rover. It's all in this edition of Inverse Daily.
Box Office
NASA Mars video feels like a sci-fi movie: See the images
Nick Lucchesi
A case of life imitating art, more than 30 million miles away
Cybertruck codex
Tesla Cybertruck release date, specs, price: "Doesn't look like anything else.”
Mike Brown and Nick Lucchesi
In the months since the launch, Elon Musk has ratcheted up the hype.
The drop
Mars 2020 rover landing: NASA images show expectations vs. reality
Nick Lucchesi
Perseverance rover landed safely on Mars on February 18, 2021 — the end of a seven-month journey. Here's how NASA expected it to go vs. what actually happened.
Science
Mars 2020 Mission: Stories of the Perseverance rover
Nick Lucchesi
The Mars 2020 mission started on July 30, 2020 with the launch of an Atlas V rocket. The Perseverance rover, which will look for ancient life on Mars, landed on February 18, 2021.
Scaled Up
Scaled Up
Nick Lucchesi
Scaled Up is an occasional interview series by Inverse with entrepreneurs. They share how almost everything went wrong while growing their business — and how they fixed it.
Baba Yoda Central
Baby Yoda Central: Inverse's guide to all things Grogu
Nick Lucchesi
Inverse's guide to all things Grogu
Scene Stealers 2020
BBC Dracula: Give us the Sister Agatha Van Helsing spin-off we need
Nick Lucchesi
The foil in BBC's 'Dracula' miniseries is a hero worth watching and one of 2020's most memorable scene stealers deserving of her own spin-off series.
Science
These old teeth rewrite ancient history
Nick Lucchesi
Thanks to new techniques, archaeologists are slowly reconstructing the daily diets of ancient peoples.
Inverse Daily
Inverse Daily: After the Covid-19 vaccine, a new problem awaits
Nick Lucchesi
"Like so many things with Covid-19 there are more questions than answers but particularly with long-haulers," says Inverse staff writer Ali Pattillo about the reporting in her latest feature.
Inverse Daily
A skeptic's guide to feeling gratitude in 2020
Nick Lucchesi and Evan Meredith
Gratitude can be challenging to feel even in the best of years. In 2020, it's even harder.
Inverse Daily
This Mars art is wild and NASA actually plans on doing it
Nick Lucchesi
NASA is now ready to undertake its Mars Sample Return campaign.
Innovation
Lenovo Smart Clock: It saved my mental health at night. Can its successor?
Nick Lucchesi
"Doomscrolling" is killing us! This clock can help.
Brainpower
Inverse Quiz Hub
Nick Lucchesi
Test your knowledge on all things Inverse, from science to science fiction. Quizzes on mental health, SpaceX, the natural world, space, entertainment, culture, and more.
celebrate
'FIFA 21' "toxicity" and goal celebrations: Here's what's changing: Shushing and A-OK hand are gone
Nick Lucchesi
Sam Rivera, lead gameplay producer for EA, explains to Inverse why two celebrations were removed from FIFA 21.
Gaming
FIFA 21: A gleeful new feature will make it the most fun edition yet
Nick Lucchesi
We can all be Bernado Silva.
VAR away
'FIFA 21' EA developers on VAR and how Covid-19 influenced development
Nick Lucchesi
Also: How it's like Covid-19 never happened.