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.
Science
The Quantum Internet is Coming -- Here's How it Will Work
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It's coming.
Science
U.S. Science Envoy Quits, Hides 'IMPEACH' in Resignation Letter
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Each paragraph of the letter spells out a coded word.
Science
What it Was Like to Watch the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse in Missouri
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Holy cow.
Science
Turn Off Your Phone and Camera During the Total Solar Eclipse and Enjoy
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What's the point of a selfie?
Science
Are Dogs Affected by the Solar Eclipse? How to Keep Your Pets Safe
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They'll be fine.
Culture
Josh Peacock Wants to Tattoo Toothy Critters on Your Body
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The artist has found his calling adorning clients with these strange beasts.
Culture
ABC News' Frank Reynolds' Haunting Eclipse Message to the Future
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'May the shadow of the moon fall on a world at peace.'
Science
How the Montreal Protocol to Fix the Ozone Hole is Fighting Climate Change
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The 1987 Montreal Protocol is still protecting us from climate change.
Science
The Weird Psychological Truth of Why People Fall in Love
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There's no magic.
Science
Science Shows What Fasting Really Does to Your Mind and Body
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The effects of extreme dieting are extremely variable.
Science
Harvard's Plan to Stop Nuclear War With a Butcher Knife & Murder 
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A Harvard Law professor had a plan.
Innovation
The "Mexxenger"" BagHas a Wireless Chaing Pocket forging Pocket for Your Phone
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Cyclists, run out of battery no more.
Science
What Happens to Your Brain When You Scream?
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Let it out, but not in public.
Science
Will Clouds Cover the 2017 Solar Eclipse In Your Hometown?
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No one knows yet where nature will get in the way.
Science
Where Do EEG Brainwaves Come From? 
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Electric waves at the heart of neuroscience have no identifiable source.
Science
Report: FedEx Shipped Radioactive Plutonium But How Dangerous Was It?
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Please don't try it though.
Science
Was the Washington Fireball a Meteor? Experts Aren't 100% Certain
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The long-lived fireball through Washington's sky was likely a meteor, but it didn't act like one.
Innovation
Here's How North Korea's ICBM, the Hwasong-14, Works
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A primer on North Korea's powerful new HS-14 rocket.
Science
U.S. Laws On Human Embryo Gene Editing Are Unexpectedly Lax
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But be careful where you stick 'em.
Culture
Pence Breaks Tie in Senate Healthcare Vote, Obamacare Repealed
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It all came down to a handful of flip-flopping Republican Senators.