Jake Bittle, Contributing Writer at Popular Science

Jake Bittle

Contributing Writer


  • Reporter with diverse interests spanning from science to politics to social issues
  • Author of a forthcoming book about climate migration for Simon & Schuster
  • Has fact-checked for PopSci and numerous other publications


Favorite weird science fact

The fastest animal on land relative to its own size is a dust mite native to Southern California, which can travel 322 of its own body lengths per second. This was in one of the first articles Jake fact-checked for PopSci.