Ashley Bardhan is a writer from New York who covers culture, technology, and other things people like.
At Inverse, she helps produce newsletters as a newsletter writer. She creates Inverse’s award-winning Inverse Daily newsletter and assists with Musk Reads, a triweekly newsletter covering all things Elon Musk.
In general, Ashley is interested in the cultural implications of art and tech, and always aims to highlight social issues in her work. Her writing has appeared in a myriad of publications, including Pitchfork, Gawker, and Vulture, and she writes a video game column for Destructoid. She earned two BA degrees from the University of Rochester, one in Brain and Cognitive Science and the other in Creative Writing.
Ashley’s work at the school paper, the Campus Times, earned her a grant upon graduating in 2020, and, unrelatedly, she almost always has a tummy ache.
Archaeologists reveal a key date in the evolution of modern humans
Plus: This planet is an egg.
Why space junk could threaten the future of interplanetary exploration
Plus: Don’t let "mini-monster" black holes suck you in.
Look! The James Webb Space Telescope is beyond the Moon
Plus: Cocktail hours of the future may be held in space.
SpaceX's next-generation Starlink is here, but there's a catch
Tesla raises prices, SpaceX upgrades Starlink, Elon Musk hates LiDAR.
SpaceX fans are powering the race to Mars through Reddit
The new space race is playing out in real-time on social media.
Scientists discover a strange, anatomical similarity between dolphins and humans
Plus: An asteroid is coming for Earth — but don’t grab a helmet yet.
The James Webb Space Telescope could be key to your future life on Mars
Plus: What in the world made the Milky Way?
Scientists upend a popular theory on antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Plus: If the James Webb telescope can thrive, so can you.
7 essential strategies help make New Year’s resolutions a reality
Plus: Black holes, a go-go.
Watching one type of TV show may improve your mental health
Plus: Get passed by Comet Leonard? We got you.
Tesla nearly doubles its vehicle deliveries from last year
SpaceX fires Starship, Tesla recalls vehicles, Elon Musk podcasts.
12 days of Elon Musk in 2021
The SpaceX and Tesla CEO's year in review, carol-style.
SpaceX ends the year by beating its own launch record with Falcon 9
SpaceX launches, More lawsuits for Tesla, Elon Musk will pay his taxes.
Elon Musk’s Mars city needs to learn just one vital lesson
SpaceX wants to build a Mars city — it could look to history to get some help.
10 wild Elon Musk facts Times’ Person of the Year profile taught us
Tesla is served, SpaceX lowballs, Elon Musk is person of the year.
Only SpaceX can meet NASA’s safety requirements, says NASA
SpaceX has work to do, Tesla sells Cyberquad, Elon Musk gets a haircut.
SpaceX sends NASA spacecraft directly into an asteroid (on purpose)
SpaceX launches, Tesla updates its terms and conditions, and Elon Musk sighs.
Rand Simberg reveals the surprising hurdle in Elon Musk's way
Rand Simberg wants to clear SpaceX's "regulatory underbrush."
Ex-Tesla employee calls Musk’s company “nightmarish” for women in new lawsuit
Tesla is served, SpaceX presents, Elon Musk kills 69 jokes forever.
After weeks of delays, SpaceX’s Crew-3 joyfully makes it to the ISS
SpaceX launches Crew-3, Tesla crashes, Elon Musk considers selling… again?