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.
Innovation
Inverse Daily: SpaceX clears a big hurdle toward Mars
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: Scientists want to make you a better driver — with lasers.
Funeral rights
Inverse Daily: We’ve found the oldest burial in Africa
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: What if we find aliens, but it's too late for them?
First Flight
A NASA flight that’s still stunning 60 years later
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: Is this the “gate of consciousness?”
Inverse Daily
Inverse Daily: Alien rocks and beautiful cars
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: May the fourth be with you.
TGIM
Inverse Daily: Get stronger, apologize perfectly, get awkward with C.M. Punk
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: Scientists are getting closer to erasing traumatic memories.
Inverse Daily
Guy Fieri holds the key to a healthier America, but not how you think
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: What is the point of blockchain video games?
Mind and Body
Inverse Daily: Breathing walls, vivid colors, melting faces
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: China’s little spacecraft with big dreams.
Live from Mars
Inverse Daily: The past, present, and future of Mars
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: The past, present, and future of an American icon.
Say Cheese
An astronaut-shot photo makes a very large rocket look very small
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: Why Harrison Ford’s comments at the Oscars are so soothing.
Innovation
Inverse Daily: A.I. has mastered a tender childhood experience
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: Why SpaceX beat Blue Origin in the Moon race and marking the 35th anniversary of Chernobyl.
Culture
Chernobyl
Nick Lucchesi
Stories on the disaster and the aftermath.
Inverse Daily
Inverse Daily: SpaceX achieves another first
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: What if the future of Earth is other planets?
Science
Inverse Daily: The most ferocious dinosaur in history
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: How more men can feel better.
Inverse Daily
A huge SpaceX anniversary, the tasty future of coffee, literal flying cars, and a proto Cybertruck photo
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: More on our Future Earth 2121 special issue.
Inverse Daily
Inverse Daily
Solar energy, depression, your feet, and oysters: Learn something new about all four
Nick Lucchesi
We have four stories that may change your mind about electricity, depression, your feet, and oysters.
TGIF
Inverse Daily: A near-Earth asteroid and a raw imagining from the Late Pleistocene
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: What you should know about the B.1.1.7 variant of Covid-19, which is spreading quickly.
HBD Hermione and Arya
Inverse Daily: Dinosaurs, aliens, Covid-19, and exercise
Nick Lucchesi
Four stories that challenge conventional thinking are in this edition of Inverse Daily, the daily Inverse newsletter. This is an adapted version of the newsletter presented for the web.
HBD Buffy
Is Neuralink's monkey Pong video the future? Or something else?
Nick Lucchesi
Elon Musk's Neuralink, the enterprise that is developing a brain-computer interface, released a video of a monkey playing Pong that wowed the millions who saw it — but a pioneer in the field has a different point of view.
Inverse Daily
Make one change to your eating routine to maybe live a little longer
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: Mysterious X-rays from Crab Pulsar may be more powerful than thought; the new ultra-luxury electric Mercedes EQS looks bonkers; there are microplastics in the atmosphere.