Rafi Letzter

Rafi is a science writer in New York City covering the human brain, planet Earth, and anything else interesting. You can find his past reporting over at Business Insider and Popular Science. Send all your mind-blowing and salacious science tips to rafi@inverse.com.

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U.S. Science Envoy Quits, Puts Secret Message in Letter to Trump

Each paragraph of the letter spells out a coded word.

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Culture

Josh Peacock Wants to Tattoo Toothy Critters on Your Body

The artist has found his calling adorning clients with these strange beasts.

Culture

ABC News' Frank Reynolds' Haunting Eclipse Message to the Future

'May the shadow of the moon fall on a world at peace.'

Science

A 30-Year-Old Treaty Proves Humans Can Still Save Planet Earth

The 1987 Montreal Protocol is still protecting us from climate change.

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What Really Happens to Your Brain and Body When You Fast

The effects of extreme dieting are extremely variable.

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This Is Your Brain On Screaming!

Let it out, but not in public.

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Clouds Might Screw Up the Eclipse For Millions of Americans 

No one knows yet where nature will get in the way.

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Nobody Knows Where Brainwaves Come From

Electric waves at the heart of neuroscience have no identifiable source.

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The Weird Thing About the Fireball That Just Flashed Over Seattle

The long-lived fireball through Washington's sky was likely a meteor, but it didn't act like one.

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How to Launch an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

A primer on North Korea's powerful new HS-14 rocket.

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The Senate Has Finally Made Its Decision On Obamacare Repeal

It all came down to a handful of flip-flopping Republican Senators.