Nick Lucchesi

Nick is Editor-in-Chief for Inverse.

Before joining Inverse as news editor in September 2015, he worked for the Village Voice in New York, the Westword in Denver, and the Riverfront Times in St. Louis.

In addition to writing the Inverse Daily newsletter, he writes about art, culture, technology, nature, and the future of cities. 

He is a new dad and still rides a fixed-gear bicycle. He lives in Brooklyn but is proudly from Illinois. Email him at nick@inverse.com.

Here are some of his favorite stories under his by-line at Inverse:

Inverse Daily
The Inverse Superhero Issue: Read all about it
Nick Lucchesi
It’s a special edition of Inverse Daily!
Inverse Daily
Solve a Jurassic mystery, listen to Mars, a 'Dune' interview, and Nia DaCosta is “Marvel Trash”
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: Happy birthday to Aragorn!
Inverse Daily
Scientists discover a new factor that affects "brain age"
Nick Lucchesi
The concept of a person's “brain age” mixes together cultural, psychological, and physical health ideas. That swirl, plus one’s own genetics, can help us understand why some centenarians we’ve been lucky enough to know still retain so much of their sharpness.
Codex
Covid-19 booster shot: Schedule, side-effects, concerns, and usefulness
Nick Lucchesi, Sarah Sloat, Claire Cameron and John Wenz
Covid-19 booster shots are set to be released to the U.S. public. Here's everything you need to know.
Inverse Daily
The future of food policy may be guided by a new “food compass”
Nick Lucchesi
If almonds are 91 and a cheeseburger is 8, what is pizza?
Inverse Daily
For polar bears, an ominous deadline has been revealed
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: Who said it? “The idea that life could be an experiment for the seeker for knowledge”
Inverse Daily
The Hub
Blue Origin: The complete Inverse archives about Jeff Bezos' rocket company
Nick Lucchesi
The latest stories from Inverse on Jeff Bezos' rocket company, and its mission to realize a future where “millions of people are living and working in space to benefit Earth.”
Inverse Daily
Discovery: Tobacco use goes back much further into human history than we thought
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: Scientists discover a new link between gut health and prostate cancer.
Inverse Daily
William Shatner is perfect for a company like Blue Origin
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: Untangling sexual drive and depression.
Inverse Daily
16 one-sentence stories celebrating life’s unconventional teachers
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: Asteroids, meteors, a feature-filled electric truck, and why a telescope needs a new name.
Inverse Daily
These six sounds will help you fall asleep faster, according to science
Nick Lucchesi
Getting good sleep is harder than ever. Too much screentime, frequent doomscrolling, and other environmental habits can make it difficult to relax. Our lead story should help anyone fall asleep faster, and that’s not a comment on the writing!
Inverse Daily
Science explores the talents of “genius” dogs
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: A magic mushroom discovery!
Inverse Daily
Deadly heat in cities has tripled since 1983
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: An ancient forest is “stuck in time.”
Inverse Daily
Scientists just made a breakthrough in fighting treatment-resistant depression
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: One exercise is better than the rest at achieving deep sleep.
Inverse Daily
What is Ted Lasso’s greatest gift?
Nick Lucchesi
As Ted Lasso Season 2 nears its finale, two mental health professionals share their thoughts on the show’s portrayal of mental health struggles, treatment, and why it matters that one of the biggest shows of 2021 isn’t afraid to tackle those issues head-on.
Inverse Daily
What is the maximum age for a human?
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: Get your piping hot cosmic megastructures here!
Innovation
Elon Musk's big future: 8 bold predictions he's made
Nick Lucchesi
Elon Musk spoke with journalist Kara Swisher at the Code Conference on September 27, 2021 for a wide-ranging conversation. In typical style, Musk made a number of predictions about the future, many of them having to do with his own portfolio of technology companies.
Inverse Daily
Behold: The new weirdness on Jupiter’s Great Red Spot
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: A primer on our mission to explore the Trojan asteroids, baby.
Inverse Daily
Why A.I. failed to help doctors during the worst crisis in decades
Nick Lucchesi
Plus: Physicists may have discovered a new force of nature.