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Women Among Astronomers on Twitter

Including astrophysicists, cosmologists, planetary scientists, space scientists, and related professionals. Also see Physicists on Twitter.

Updated: 2017-Apr-30 11:00 UTC. Listed users: 117. Inclusion criteria. Go to full list. Switch to collage. More about new/reply/retweet percentages. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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1. profile imageKatie Mack
@AstroKatie


(a.k.a. Dr Katherine J Mack) astrophysicist, occasional freelance science writer, connoisseur of airplane food
Melbourne, Australia, or not
astrokatie.com
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6% new, 80% replies, 9% retweets, 5% quotes
132,630 28/day
2. profile imageEmily Lakdawalla
@elakdawalla


Senior Editor & Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist, writer, public speaker. Writing a book on Curiosity mission. Asteroid 274860.
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12% new, 41% replies, 35% retweets, 12% quotes
126,637 15/day
3. profile imageCarolyn Porco
@carolynporco


Planetary scientist. Cassini imaging lead. Visiting Scholar UC Berkeley. Sr Editor Astrobiology journal. I think. I speak. I write. Opinions are my own.
CA
carolynporco.com
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16% new, 17% replies, 21% retweets, 47% quotes
49,472 9/day
4. profile imageCatherine Q.
@CatherineQ


Astrophysicist, science communicator, over-thinker. One of @HuffPostscience Top 30 Physicists to follow. Autoimmune illness girl. Kiwi in US. Dogs rule.
USA
CatherineQ.com
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 24% new, 49% replies, 23% retweets, 6% quotes
32,746 45/day
5. profile imagePamela L. Gay
@starstryder


Communicating astronomy and life in academia 1 sidereal day at a time. All opinions & ideas expressed are strictly my own.
Edwardsville, IL
starstryder.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 30% new, 33% replies, 28% retweets, 9% quotes
30,444 7/day
6. profile imageSarah Hörst
@PlanetDr


Assistant Prof of Planetary Science @JohnsHopkins, Titan evangelist, pomeranian wrangler. Prone to #sciencedancing. Loves socks. Stridently anti-breakfast.
Baltimore, MD, USA
sarahhorst.com
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 18% new, 59% replies, 13% retweets, 10% quotes
25,786 17/day
7. profile imageAmy Mainzer
@AmyMainzer


Scientist
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Mainzer/
4 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12% new, 80% replies, 5% retweets, 4% quotes
24,693 2/day
8. profile imageDr. Tamitha Skov
@TamithaSkov


Space Weather forecasts by a credentialed Space Meteorologist. Stay on top of GPS & amateur radio issues. Know where & when to see aurora during solar storms.
Los Angeles, CA
youtube.com/user/SpWxfx
4 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11% new, 2% replies, 57% retweets, 30% quotes
20,099 11/day
9. profile imageLucie Green
@Dr_Lucie


Royal Society University Research Fellow, Professor of Physics at UCL. Staring at the Sun & beyond. Chief Stargazer @popastro. New book: amzn.to/2nitfmi
UK
luciegreen.com
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16% new, 37% replies, 31% retweets, 15% quotes
17,267 3/day
10. profile imageDr. Chanda 🇧🇧
@IBJIYONGI


Dr Prescod-Weinstein #BlackandSTEM 🏳️‍🌈 @jocsm4pal astro|physics theory postdoc, gq ♀, EditorInChief @TheOffingMag #histsci #histSTM https://t.co/CTwP5K5W9l
Seattle, WA/Cambridge, MA
cprescodweinstein.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22% new, 35% replies, 31% retweets, 12% quotes
15,639 21/day
11. profile imageNicole Gugliucci
@NoisyAstronomer


Astronomer. Educator. Professor. Social justice advocate. Geek. Crossfitter. Dog mom. Tweets my own. RT != endorsement.
New Hampshire, USA
noisyastronomer.com
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 18% new, 35% replies, 28% retweets, 18% quotes
12,941 14/day
12. profile imageJanna Levin
@JannaLevin


Astrophysicist. Author.
Black Hole Blues and Other Songs ...
A Madman Dreams of Turing Machine...
How the Universe Got Its Spots
New York City
jannalevin.com
4 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 39% new, 26% replies, 14% retweets, 21% quotes
12,611 2/day
13. profile imageAmber Straughn
@astraughnomer


Arkansas native & @NASA astrophysicist. Climate change is real. Pilot, yogini, homebrewer, Great Dane mom, @PearlJam fan, Razorback 🏈 fan, #FirstGen Tweets mine
Lukin's
amberstraughn.com
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 36% new, 23% replies, 33% retweets, 8% quotes
9,979 4/day
14. profile imageMC Stardust ✨
@Summer_Ash


Astrophysicist by day and all around rock-it scientist whenever I get my act together. Tweets are my own opinions. Intersectional or GTFO. 1/2 of @startorialist
Moon/New York City
summerash.com
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 18% new, 49% replies, 20% retweets, 13% quotes
9,936 38/day
15. profile imageTanya Harrison
@tanyaofmars


🇨🇦Professional Martian. @asunewspace Research Scientist, @exploreplanets web editor, current/former sci team @MarsRovers, @MarsCuriosity & Mars Recon Orbiter.
Toronto / Tempe
tanyaofmars.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 10% new, 47% replies, 41% retweets, 3% quotes
9,473 8/day
16. profile imageLucianne Walkowicz
@shaka_lulu


astrophysicist @AdlerPlanet. artist. guitarist in @ditchclub. transient bioelectrical phenomenon hurtling through space. (banner: 'Afronauts' by @tobogganeer) Ⓥ
Chicago, IL, USA, Earth
tangledfields.com
Google Scholar page
6 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 56% new, 17% replies, 19% retweets, 8% quotes
9,129 4/day
17. profile image@corbett:explore 🚀
@corbett


@NSF Astrophysics Postdoc @[email protected] org. SF📝 Past: @SpaceX, @MIT, Signal iOS @WhisperSystems, @SPTelescope winterover. 🔭only @astro_corbett
Pasadena, CA
christinecorbettmoran.com
Google Scholar page
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 26% new, 27% replies, 34% retweets, 14% quotes
8,731 8/day
18. profile image★ amanda bauer ★
@astropixie


Head of Education & Public Outreach for LSST. Music creator. Co-host of #CosmicVertigo space podcast abc.net.au/radionational/…
Tucson, AZ
amandabauer.blogspot.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 10% new, 28% replies, 40% retweets, 22% quotes
8,283 6/day
19. profile imageJedidah Isler, PhD
@JedidahIslerPhD


Relentless Dreamer / Astrophysicist / Science Lover / Innovator / TED Fellow / Founder & Host @VanguardSTEM / @NatGeo Emerging Explorer / @TheRoot 100
JedidahIslerPhD.com
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16% new, 11% replies, 57% retweets, 16% quotes
8,058 4/day
20. profile imageSarah Tuttle
@niais


Astrophysicist. Mom. Lunatic. Bionic Woman. Armed with wrenches & a dream. Professor. Legally & reputationally risky. 100% problematic.
Feminist Dystopian Hellscape
astrotuttle.wordpress.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10% new, 53% replies, 29% retweets, 9% quotes
7,545 27/day
21. profile imageEllen Stofan
@EllenStofan


Planetary geologist, STEM advocate, former Chief Scientist of NASA
Planetology
Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial ...
5 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11% new, 5% replies, 81% retweets, 2% quotes
7,421 2/day
22. profile imageSophia Nasr
@Pharaoness


Astroparticle physicist working on dark matter. PhD Phys candidate @UCIrvine Fall '17! Space, particles, cosmology, animals, intersectional feminism, LOTR, WoT❤
8.33 ± 0.35 kpc from Sgr A*
instagram.com/pharaoness/
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4% new, 69% replies, 21% retweets, 6% quotes
6,415 11/day
23. profile imageKeri Bean
@PlanetaryKeri


Engineer @NASAJPL on @NASA_Dawn + @MarsRovers, R2 builder @R2Keri @KN_3X, @SunriderBase @RebelLegion Rey, @JeffAMcGee's wife, TX Aggie, Hufflepuff
Pasadena, CA
keribean.com
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22% new, 53% replies, 15% retweets, 8% quotes
6,246 16/day
24. profile imageSara Seager
@ProfSaraSeager


Prof. Seager is an astrophysicist and planetary scientist at MIT. A pioneer in the vast world of exoplanets, she's on a quest for the holy grail: another Earth.
Exoplanets (Space Science Series)
Exoplanet Atmospheres
Cambridge, MA
seagerexoplanets.mit.edu
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 47% new, 38% replies, 8% retweets, 7% quotes
5,652 0.1/day
25. profile imageDr. Anita Sengupta
@Doctor_Astro


Aerospace Engineer, Research Prof, Pilot, Motorcyclist, Snowboarder, From Cosmic Origins to Landing on Mars
Earth
solarsystem.nasa.gov/people/sengupt…
5 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 49% new, 8% replies, 40% retweets, 3% quotes
5,603 3/day
26. profile imageJane MacArthur
@Jane_MacArthur


Planetary scientist @UniOfLeicester studying martian meteorites & comet dust. @RoyalAstroSoc Council #actuallivingscientist #STEMAmbassador #UKSpace2017 #PS9605
Mars
janemac.org
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 36% new, 35% replies, 18% retweets, 10% quotes
5,528 3/day
27. profile imageSarah Kendrew
@sarahkendrew


Astronomer with the European Space Agency. Based at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore. Opinions my own.
Baltimore/Cape Town/Brussels
skendrew.github.io
Google Scholar page
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8% new, 28% replies, 44% retweets, 20% quotes
5,411 9/day
28. profile imageDr Lisa Harvey-Smith
@lisaharveysmith


Astrophysicist, Ultramarathoner, Sometimes on telly #StargazingABC, #LifeOnTheLine @AstroCourses, Gooner, Vego, Friend of Dorothy lisaharveysmith.com
Sydney
lisaharveysmith.com
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17% new, 38% replies, 23% retweets, 23% quotes
5,405 2/day
29. profile imageKaren Masters 🌸🌸🌸
@KarenLMasters


Extragalactic astrophysicist. Part of @GalaxyZoo @SDSSurveys. Touch a galaxy @TactileUniverse. Vice-President of @popAstro. Tweets are my own views.
Portsmouth, UK
icg.port.ac.uk/~mastersk
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15% new, 11% replies, 65% retweets, 10% quotes
5,355 10/day
30. profile imageMichele Bannister
@astrokiwi


Planetary astronomer, poet, hunter of new and strange worlds. Connoisseur of fuzzy dots. Asteroid (10463). Research Fellow @AstroQUB.
living the life non-sidereal
astro.uvic.ca/~micheleb/
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15% new, 67% replies, 11% retweets, 6% quotes
4,891 4/day
31. profile imageAlessondraSpringmann
@sondy


asteroids, sounding rockets, radar, saguaro, geology, autoimmune disease, puns, anticolonial intersectional feminism, cat herding, 小惑星レーダー天文学者
Tohono O'odham land
sondy.com
Google Scholar page
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8% new, 55% replies, 35% retweets, 2% quotes
4,689 16/day
32. profile imageDr Chiara Mingarelli
@gravitate_to_me


Marie Curie Fellow in #GravitationalWave #Astrophysics at MPIfR via @Caltech, @NASAJPL, @unibirmingham. From Ottawa, Canada
Gravitational Wave Astrophysics w...
Bonn, Germany
chiaramingarelli.com
Google Scholar page
6 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16% new, 11% replies, 69% retweets, 4% quotes
4,359 12/day
33. profile imageAlice Sheppard
@PenguinGalaxy


Community Manager at @UCL_ExciteS, citizen science writer at @popastro, loves science for and by everyone. Opinions own. @GalaxyZoo turned me into a penguin.
ra=144.437, dec=2.759
aliceingalaxyland.blogspot.co.uk
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19% new, 54% replies, 21% retweets, 7% quotes
4,309 55/day
34. profile imageMeg Rosenburg
@trueanomalies


planetary science PhD | #scicomm & #histSTM | freelancer, filmmaker, podcaster | megrosenburg.com | And what you do, do it unfeignedly.
Somerville, MA
megrosenburg.com
4 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10% new, 23% replies, 53% retweets, 14% quotes
4,299 7/day
35. profile imageJulianne Dalcanton
@dalcantonJD


Astrophysicist at the University of Washington. Principal Investigator of the Panchromatic Hubble Andromeda Treasury (PHAT).
5 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3% new, 31% replies, 55% retweets, 10% quotes
4,198 11/day
36. profile imageNatalie Batalha
@nbatalha


Eukaryote on planet Earth using self-awareness and empathy to experience love and seek knowledge. Astronomer involved in search for life on exoplanets.
Silicon Valley, California
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 43% new, 38% replies, 5% retweets, 14% quotes
3,858 1/day
37. profile imageMeg Urry
@Meg_Urry


Yale professor of physics, President of American Astronomical Society, likes supermassive black holes, teaching, writing, increasing diversity, ++my family
Yale University
urrylab.yale.edu
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 46% new, 16% replies, 9% retweets, 30% quotes
3,756 0.6/day
38. profile imageJessica Kirkpatrick
@berkeleyjess


Dr. Jessica Ann Kirkpatrick, Astrophysicist → Data Scientist @Hired_HQ (formerly @Yammer & @InstaEDU). Also @AAS_Women @data4america @techiesproject
San Francisco, CA
berkeleyjess.blogspot.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 28% new, 33% replies, 31% retweets, 8% quotes
3,716 1/day
39. profile imageMaria Womack
@StarzanPlanets


Astrophysicist & planetary scientist @USouthFlorida physics professor. Mostly comets, exoplanets, stars, #astropolicy and #scipolicy Contains no pseudoscience.
Tampa, Florida
physics.usf.edu/faculty/mwomac…
Google Scholar page
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12% new, 56% replies, 27% retweets, 5% quotes
3,668 5/day
40. profile imageKimberly EnnicoSmith
@kennicosmith


'You cannot solve a problem with the level of thinking that created it.' - Albert Einstein
Boulder, CO, Mountain View, CA
kandrsmith.org/KES/
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 56% new, 10% replies, 19% retweets, 14% quotes
3,653 5/day
41. profile imageRenée Hložek
@reneehlozek


South African cisgender, bisexual female Assistant Prof. of Astrophysics, Rhodes scholar (and lover of loud karaoke), Senior TED Fellow. Feminist scientist.
Toronto, Ontario
reneehlozek.moonfruit.com
Google Scholar page
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 66% new, 20% replies, 5% retweets, 8% quotes
3,635 3/day
42. profile imageMolly Peeples
@astronomolly


Astronomer in the Science Policies Group @STScI playing with galaxies and gas, real and fake. #Hubble and #WFIRST pay the bills; opinions are my own. She/her.
Baltimore, MD, z=0
molly.science
Google Scholar page
4 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 54% new, 25% replies, 16% retweets, 4% quotes
3,498 15/day
43. profile imageBrooke Simmons
@vrooje


Somewhat distracted astrophysicist researching galaxies and black holes; on @galaxyzoo & @the_zooniverse teams. Also: equity & diversity in science.
San Diego, CA
vrooje.github.io
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3% new, 42% replies, 45% retweets, 10% quotes
3,408 4/day
44. profile imageJess ♿ & Hubble🐕
@Enceladosaurus


Queer enby astrophysicist, accessibility consultant, & science writer. Cofounder of @AAS_WGAD, creator of #disabledandSTEM. Game reviews on @Metacritic & ICXM!
Washington, DC
enceladosaur.us
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8% new, 69% replies, 15% retweets, 9% quotes
3,344 11/day
45. profile imageKelle Cruz
@kellecruz


Astronomer, professor at @Hunter_College, associate at @AMNH. Liveable streets advocate. @Spurs fan. Founder, editor of @AstroBetter & CEO of @ScienceBetter
New York, NY
astrobetter.com
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 24% new, 41% replies, 23% retweets, 12% quotes
3,293 3/day
46. profile imageDr Megan Argo
@AstroMeg


By day: just another transient astronomer. By night: samba drumming, rock climbing, public speaker, teacher and science advocate. facebook.com/DrMeganArgo
Planet Earth
drmeganargo.net
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 65% new, 19% replies, 13% retweets, 3% quotes
3,242 4/day
47. profile imageEmily Rice
@emilylurice


Astronomer at @csinews, @GC_CUNY, & @AMNH; #BDNYC & #CUNYAstro; @AstronomyOnTap organizer, 1/2 of @startorialist, & @knitted_bd host ⭐️. Not @djcarlysagan 😜
NYC
emilylrice.me
Google Scholar page
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11% new, 35% replies, 41% retweets, 12% quotes
3,228 3/day
48. profile imageAlyssa Goodman
@aagie


Astronomy Professor at Harvard, figuring out how the Universe makes stars. Trying to make Astronomy more Seamless and STEM education more fun.
Massachusetts
cfa.harvard.edu/~agoodman
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 37% new, 19% replies, 39% retweets, 6% quotes
3,209 2/day
49. profile imageDr. Estelle Déau
@EstelleDeau


Astrophysicist devoted to Saturn rings and moons history via disk dynamics & radiative transfer. I (re)tweet Solar System news & fun science.
Between Earth and Saturn
Google Scholar page
3 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2% new, 0% replies, 98% retweets, 0% quotes
3,208 2/day
50. profile imageJill Tarter
@jilltarter


Earthling chief cheerleader for SETI, setiQuest, and the Allen Telescope Array Jack's wife - Shana's mom - Li Yao and Clara's grandma
Earth in the Cosmos
setistars.org
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 74% new, 3% replies, 16% retweets, 6% quotes
3,111 0.1/day
51. profile imageMeg Schwamb
@megschwamb


Planetary scientist, astronomer, Gemini North assistant scientist: KBOs, Planet Four (Mars), MBCs(Comet Hunters), & citizen science. Opinions tweeted are my own
Hilo, HI
megschwamb.com
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29% new, 29% replies, 39% retweets, 4% quotes
3,066 9/day
52. profile imageJackie Faherty
@jfaherty


Astrophysicist at @AMNH, alumna of @CarnegieAstro. Enthusiast for bringing the cosmos to the public (check out @backyardworlds). #womeninscience #BDNYC
jackiefaherty.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 62% new, 13% replies, 15% retweets, 10% quotes
2,998 1/day
53. profile imageMonica Grady
@MonicaGrady


short, round, bespectacled, busy and bossy. Opinions my own
Atlas of Meteorites
Stardust from Space (Natural Hist...
Catalogue of Meteorites Reference...
monicamgrady.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 52% new, 5% replies, 2% retweets, 40% quotes
2,943 0.8/day
54. profile imageDr Maggie Lieu
@Space_Mog


Astrophysicist, @ESA research fellow, Past: @unibirmingham, @UCLA, @UniKent
Community of Madrid, Spain
maggielieu.com
Google Scholar page
3 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 25% new, 52% replies, 21% retweets, 2% quotes
2,846 2/day
55. profile imageCarolina Ödman
@carolune


Astrophysicist mum of 2 working in technology, science, development, hacking (the good kind), photography, mostly in a state of happiness. Also @nakedmotherhood
Planet Earth, most of the time
about.me/carolune
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 58% new, 9% replies, 31% retweets, 2% quotes
2,836 3/day
56. profile imageMeghan Gray
@emeegray


Astronomer. Mother. Stranger in a strange land. All views my own.
Nottingham
nottingham.ac.uk/~ppzmeg
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22% new, 50% replies, 16% retweets, 12% quotes
2,825 0.9/day
57. profile imageDr Sheila Kanani
@SaturnSheila


@RoyalAstroSoc outreach officer, space(comedienne*educator*ambassador). Coke float drinking pocket rocket, planetary physicist, mum. Cofounder of @STEMMsisters.
LDN, Lytham, MCR (UK)
saturnsheila.wordpress.com
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17% new, 14% replies, 66% retweets, 4% quotes
2,818 3/day
58. profile imageKristin Block
@MarsMaven


Spacecraft pro, taiko player, bassist, percussionist. Miami-Tucson-Bay Area. (Not affiliated with the mission @Maven2Mars, just coincidence!) Opinions my own.
San Jose, CA
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11% new, 42% replies, 29% retweets, 18% quotes
2,783 4/day
59. profile imageGemma Lavender
@Gemma_Lavender


Editor of All About Space magazine, MPhys (Hons) in Astrophysics, FRAS, author of Quantum Physics in Minutes (Quercus)
Quantum Physics in Minutes
1 AU
spaceanswers.com
6 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 35% new, 11% replies, 49% retweets, 4% quotes
2,677 2/day
60. profile imageSarah Milkovich
@milkysa


Science Systems Engineer for NASA's Mars 2020 Rover. Previously on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter/HiRISE, Curiosity, Cassini, Mars Phoenix. Opinions are my own.
Los Angeles, CA
planetarywanderings.wordpress.com
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5% new, 15% replies, 75% retweets, 6% quotes
2,643 2/day
61. profile imageNatalie Starkey
@StarkeyStardust


Started life as a geologist, now sucked into space! Writing a book about the Solar System for @sigmascience. Science host for @StarTalkRadio.
USA/UK
nataliestarkey.com
5 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15% new, 41% replies, 36% retweets, 8% quotes
2,622 2/day
62. profile imageJen Gupta
@jen_gupta


Space nerd. @UoPCosmology Astrophysics Outreach Officer. @WinSciFest Director. @SeldomSirius host. Active Galaxies were my first love.
Winchester, UK
jengupta.com
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 33% new, 51% replies, 7% retweets, 10% quotes
2,532 4/day
63. profile imageDr Sadie Jones
@SotonAstrodome


Outreach Leader in Astronomy @UniSouthampton Science Communicator & Adventurer. Tweets about #Astrophysics #Outreach & #PublicEngagement with #OurGreatestTeam
University of Southampton
astrodome.soton.ac.uk
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 52% new, 16% replies, 23% retweets, 10% quotes
2,500 4/day
64. profile imageHaley Gomez
@astrofairy


I'm an Astrophysicist, love books, films astronomy, shoes and dresses.
Cardiff
haley.gomez.me.uk
Google Scholar page
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12% new, 15% replies, 60% retweets, 13% quotes
2,448 2/day
65. profile imageZita Martins
@ZitaMartins


Astrobiology researcher. Science communicator. Oficial da Ordem Militar de Sant'Iago da Espada (OSE). Royal Society University Research Fellow. BBC Expert Women
London
imperial.ac.uk/people/z.marti…
Google Scholar page
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 32% new, 13% replies, 51% retweets, 4% quotes
2,425 2/day
66. profile imageSarah Ballard
@hubbahubble


Habitable worlds, kindness, fiction, etc. At ~75 km/s*Mpc!
Cambridge, MA
space.mit.edu/~sarahba
3 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12% new, 8% replies, 77% retweets, 4% quotes
2,412 7/day
67. profile imageDr. Alex Lockwood
@AskAstroAlex


Alliterative atypical astrophysicist. I do what I do with passion, compassion, and a little help from my friends.
phdcomics.com/tv
4 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 28% new, 32% replies, 37% retweets, 2% quotes
2,411 0.6/day
68. profile imageRisa Wechsler
@RisaWechsler


astrophysicist. cosmologist. maker of universes and various kinds of trouble. professor of physics @ stanford
San Francisco
risawechsler.com
Google Scholar page
4 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17% new, 19% replies, 41% retweets, 22% quotes
2,400 2/day
69. profile imageEmily Petroff
@ebpetroff


Astronomer. Reader. Random number generator. I study things that go bang.
The Netherlands
ebpetroff.com
3 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 42% new, 29% replies, 21% retweets, 8% quotes
2,283 3/day
70. profile imageRachael Livermore
@rhaegal


British Astrophysicist & tea lover. I critique Star Trek science at snarkyastronomer.tumblr.com Videos of my public talks at bit.ly/SciTalks
Austin, TX
rlivermore.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14% new, 65% replies, 17% retweets, 4% quotes
2,171 9/day
71. profile imageJC Holbrook
@astroholbrook


Astrophysicist turned Cultural Astronomer via Anthropology and History of Science. Hubble's Diverse Universe createspace.com/410482 BlackSunMovie.com
Kaapstad, ZA
uwcastro.org/group-members/…
Google Scholar page
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 52% new, 9% replies, 38% retweets, 2% quotes
2,096 1/day
72. profile imageAnna Frebel
@annafrebel


Astronomer & stellar archaeologist searching for the oldest stars in the universe (yes, they are 12-13 billion yrs old!); also professor at MIT & author
Searching for the Oldest Stars
New Horizons in Astronomy
Cambridge, MA, USA
annafrebel.com
3 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 46% new, 19% replies, 27% retweets, 8% quotes
2,090 1/day
73. profile imageErin Ryan
@erinleeryan


Doctor of the flying space rocks, prez of Science on Cake Appreciation Society, collector of orchid plants & stress baker. Not tweeting for any employer.
Charlottesville VA
erinleeryan.com
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29% new, 69% replies, 0% retweets, 2% quotes
2,084 19/day
74. profile imageYvette Cendes
@whereisyvette


Hungarian-American radio astronomy PhD in Amsterdam, alias /u/Andromeda321. Only person who's been to Everest Base Camp AND punched by a wild mountain gorilla.
Amsterdam, Netherlands
yvettecendes.com
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 57% new, 21% replies, 19% retweets, 2% quotes
2,011 5/day
75. profile imageTabetha Boyajian
@tsboyajian


Assistant professor of Astrophysics at #LSU. disrupter of astrophysics; #BoyajiansStar #TabbysStar; all posts here are my own
Baton Rouge, LA
wherestheflux.com
Google Scholar page
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29% new, 34% replies, 34% retweets, 3% quotes
2,007 0.3/day
76. profile imageLouisa Preston
@LouisaJPreston


Astrobiologist, planetary geologist. @spacegovuk Aurora Research Fellow, @TEDFellow & author of 'Goldilocks and the Water Bears' for @sigmascience
London
louisa-preston.com
Google Scholar page
5 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 47% new, 20% replies, 23% retweets, 10% quotes
1,948 2/day
77. profile imageAnais Rassat
@anaisrassat


Science. Interested in tech, innovation & science policy. Knowledge Transfer @CERN. Formerly @EPFL, @CEASaclay, @UCL . Celebrating #Einstein100. TCK.
anaisrassat.tumblr.com
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 56% new, 13% replies, 25% retweets, 6% quotes
1,868 1/day
78. profile imageMeredith Rawls
@merrdiff


Stellar astronomer and data management for @LSST. Also: scicommer, violist, Episcopalian. Less nighttime blue light, more 24/7 equity. Keep looking up.
Seattle, WA
faculty.washington.edu/mrawls
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 27% new, 35% replies, 25% retweets, 12% quotes
1,844 5/day
79. profile imageJennifer L. Hoffman
@astroprofhoff


    Astronomer, associate professor, alto, auntie, ailurophile.  University of Denver
Stellar Polimetry
Denver, CO
grammai.org/jhoffman/
3 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11% new, 48% replies, 32% retweets, 9% quotes
1,820 12/day
80. profile imageRachana Bhatawdekar
@AstroRach


PhD astronomer @UniofNottingham. I find and study the faintest and the most distant galaxies in the Universe beyond @NASA_Hubble's reach. #FrontierFields
Earth, Orion Arm, MW, Laniakea
nottingham.ac.uk/~ppxrb2
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 32% new, 39% replies, 23% retweets, 6% quotes
1,784 3/day
81. profile imageAmanda Yoho
@mandaYoho


Data Scientist, Cosmologist, former NASA Earth & Space Science fellow. Tweets most likely to be about space, beer, or python.
Cleveland, Ohio
4 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10% new, 33% replies, 42% retweets, 16% quotes
1,766 7/day
82. profile imageChristina R.
@PlanSciCRichey


Planetary Scientist/Astrophysicist, Past Chair of @AAS_Women, fighter for inclusion in STEM, runner, wine drinker; views are my own.
womeninastronomy.blogspot.com
1 yr, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 44% new, 5% replies, 48% retweets, 3% quotes
1,741 7/day
83. profile imageJessie Christiansen
@aussiastronomer


Exoplanet scientist, purveyor of fine @NASAKepler data, and science curator at @NASAExoplanetArchive.
Caltech, Pasadena, CA, USA
spider.ipac.caltech.edu/staff/christia/
3 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22% new, 55% replies, 13% retweets, 11% quotes
1,705 4/day
84. profile imageJJ Eldridge
@astro_jje


NZ Astrophysicist warrior princess studying exploding binary stars. Lecturer, Speaker, Sci-fi addict, feminist, trans/genderfluid, prefers them/they pro-nouns.
Auckland, New Zealand
about.me/jj.eldridge
Google Scholar page
4 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 20% new, 33% replies, 45% retweets, 2% quotes
1,684 15/day
85. profile imageJo Dunkley
@j_dunkley


Professor of Physics and Astrophysics at Princeton
Princeton, NJ
physics.princeton.edu/~jdunkley
5 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 32% new, 13% replies, 46% retweets, 8% quotes
1,681 0.2/day
86. profile imageKarin Sandstrom
@karinsandstrom


Assistant professor of astronomy and physics. Lover of coffee, interstellar dust, California, nerdy stuff. Originally from SW Washington.
San Diego, CA
karinsandstrom.github.io
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12% new, 9% replies, 72% retweets, 7% quotes
1,657 2/day
87. profile imageHannah Wakeford
@StellarPlanet


2017 Giacconi Fellow @STScI | Currently @exo_cast podcaster, @BSACDIVER & @NASAGoddard Fellow | Previously @UniofExeter PhD | All opinions expressed are my own
stellarplanet.co.uk
5 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 45% new, 25% replies, 15% retweets, 14% quotes
1,655 5/day
88. profile imageAnna Watts
@drannawatts


Associate Professor of Astrophysics @ University of Amsterdam. Neutron stars. Mom, Yorkshire-Scot in the Flatlands. 'Particles in stars blah blah.'
Amsterdam
staff.fnwi.uva.nl/a.l.watts/
Google Scholar page
2 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 26% new, 48% replies, 15% retweets, 10% quotes
1,635 11/day
89. profile imagejulie_rathbun
@LokiVolcano


Planetary scientist studying volcanoes on Io (favorite is Loki). Teaches physics at University of Redlands.
4 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 58% new, 16% replies, 23% retweets, 4% quotes
1,632 7/day
90. profile imageElisabeth Newton
@EllieInSpace


Studying the stars with my feet on the ground. Astro grad interested in #scicomm, education & diversity. Climber, brewer, baker, crafter & @astrobites author.
Cambridge, MA.
cfa.harvard.edu/~enewton
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 24% new, 32% replies, 41% retweets, 2% quotes
1,610 1/day
91. profile imageJane Rigby
@janerrigby


Astronomer who researches black holes & galaxies, uses telescopes around world & in space, helps build Webb Telescope @NASA. Queer, parent, geek, UU. Views mine
DC Metro
janerigby.net
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 40% new, 38% replies, 15% retweets, 7% quotes
1,545 0.9/day
92. profile imageTamara Davis
@tamarastro


Astro-frisbeer. Enjoying the Universe's playground.
Brisbane
smp.uq.edu.au/people/TamaraD…
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 43% new, 25% replies, 25% retweets, 6% quotes
1,516 0.2/day
93. profile imageDawn Sumner
@sumnerd


curious geologist and professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences UCDavis
here but going there
mygeologypage.ucdavis.edu/sumner
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 36% new, 41% replies, 15% retweets, 8% quotes
1,492 2/day
94. profile imageLaura Seward Forczyk
@LauraForczyk


Founder @Astralytical. Space professional, scientist, #FutureAstronaut and #feminist. I tweet about NASA, women in science, aerospace industry, & space policy.
Atlanta, GA
astralytical.com
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22% new, 49% replies, 19% retweets, 10% quotes
1,471 2/day
95. profile imageVanessa Moss
@cosmicpudding


Adventures of the Cosmic Pudding & sidekick Vanessa: astronomy research, outreach, observing... I run @arXiver & @AstroJobVis. More interesting than a giraffe.
Sydney, Australia
youtube.com/user/thecosmic…
3 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 35% new, 41% replies, 19% retweets, 6% quotes
1,466 3/day
96. profile imageLori Fenton 🥐
@LoriKFenton


I am a planetary aeolian geomorphologist at @SETIInstitute studying wind-formed features (like sand dunes). I blog about it weekly: cosmicdiary.org/lfenton/
Bay area, California
seti.org/lorifenton
Google Scholar page
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5% new, 25% replies, 44% retweets, 26% quotes
1,445 2/day
97. profile imageJani Radebaugh
@radjanirad


Planetary scientist, BYU geology professor, purposeful explorer, aimless wanderer
Provo, UT, USA
lpl.arizona.edu/~jani/photos
Google Scholar page
4 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 70% new, 11% replies, 17% retweets, 4% quotes
1,430 0.9/day
98. profile imageJillian Scudder
@Jillian_Scudder


PhD in astrophysics, at University of Sussex. Incoming faculty at @oberlincollege! I study galaxies & write @astroquizzical (appearing in Forbes).
jillianscudder.com
Google Scholar page
4 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 28% new, 38% replies, 19% retweets, 14% quotes
1,408 4/day
99. profile imagePriyamvada Natarajan
@SheerPriya


@Yale astrophysicist, works on exotica in the universe: dark matter, black holes; book: Mapping the Heavens • https://t.co/DuzePWH0Ul
Mapping the Heavens
The Shapes Of Galaxies and their ...
New Haven, CT
amazon.com/gp/aw/d/030020…
Google Scholar page
1 yr, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 54% new, 37% replies, 3% retweets, 6% quotes
1,379 1/day
100. profile imageDr. Liz MacDonald
@spaceyliz


Democracy, diversity, Citizen [email protected], space weather, physics, art, poetry, pale ale, #scicomm * Views are mine
NASA, MD, mountains
aurorasaurus.org
Google Scholar page
5 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19% new, 5% replies, 71% retweets, 4% quotes
1,325 3/day
101. profile imageAshley Pagnotta
@ashpags


Astronomer, Knitter, Fangirl, Texas Aggie, LSU Tiger. Tex-Pat living in NYC and postdoc-ing at AMNH. This is my personal Twitter. 👻 = ashleypagnotta
New York, NY
about.me/ashley.pagnotta
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6% new, 93% replies, 0% retweets, 2% quotes
1,304 22/day
102. profile imageRuth Angus
@ruthangus


Researching exoplanets & rebugging in python.
Oxford, UK
ruthang.us
6 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 45% new, 46% replies, 8% retweets, 1% quotes
1,291 0.3/day
103. profile imageJohanna
@johannateske


Astronomer, runner, educator, feminist, vegan, baker, #Nats fan
Pasadena, CA
johannateske.virb.com
Google Scholar page
3 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 24% new, 39% replies, 26% retweets, 12% quotes
1,269 11/day
104. profile imageBecky Smethurst
@becky1505


Doctor of Astrophysics | @galaxyzoo | @dotastronomy | @sixtysymbols | University of Nottingham | FameLab | #scicomm | Enthusiasm reigns here!
Nottingham, UK
rjsmethurst.github.io
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4% new, 89% replies, 5% retweets, 2% quotes
1,219 1/day
105. profile imageElizabeth Tasker
@girlandkat


UK astrophysicist working at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Author of 'The Planet Factory', @sigmascience out 09/2017 (views are my own~)
The Planet Factory
Japan
about.me/elizabethtasker
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 34% new, 59% replies, 5% retweets, 1% quotes
1,193 9/day
106. profile imageJamie Molaro
@spacejammie


Planetary scientist. Feminist. Humanist (the actual kind, not the sexist kind). Artist. Probably some other -ists. Postdoc at NASA JPL [tweets are my own].
Altadena, CA
jmolaro.com
Google Scholar page
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14% new, 53% replies, 28% retweets, 5% quotes
1,149 3/day
107. profile imageTeresa Anderson
@_TeresaAnderson


Director, @jodrellbank Discovery Centre, The University of Manchester, Science-Culture Director @bluedotfestival , Chair @DaphneJacksonTr , All views my own etc
Jodrell Bank & Manchester
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13% new, 12% replies, 62% retweets, 13% quotes
1,147 1.0/day
108. profile imageCarole Mundell
@CGMundell


Professor of Extragalactic Astronomy & Head of Physics; views my own. RT not endorsements etc
University of Bath, UK
bath.ac.uk
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13% new, 9% replies, 53% retweets, 26% quotes
1,136 3/day
109. profile imageSusanna Kohler
@susannakohler


Astrophysics PhD, science writer at the American Astronomical Society, science communication enthusiast. Views are my own.
Ithaca, NY
3 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 27% new, 21% replies, 40% retweets, 12% quotes
1,125 0.3/day
110. profile imageAstroPhD Katey ✨
@astrokatey


The sky calls to us. If we do not destroy ourselves, we will one day venture to the stars. - Carl Sagan
Pasadena, CA
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 49% new, 20% replies, 24% retweets, 7% quotes
1,109 2/day
111. profile imageCourtney Dressing
@AstroDressing


I'm an astronomer looking for potentially Earth-like planets around nearby stars.
Pasadena, CA
gps.caltech.edu/~dressing
2 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 36% new, 33% replies, 29% retweets, 2% quotes
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112. profile image✮ laυren вιddle ✮
@ZeepXanflorp


Sentient, animated, water-stuff who thinks about the universe for a living | Astronomy+Physics | Time's fun when you're having flies.
A pale blue dot ⊕
4 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 44% new, 14% replies, 41% retweets, 1% quotes
1,061 2/day
113. profile imageMichelle Collins
@michelle_lmc


Astrophysics Lecturer @surreyastro, working on Local Group galaxies. Soft spot for Andromeda. Keen runner therunningastronomer.com
Guildford, England
astromichelle.wordpress.com
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15% new, 29% replies, 48% retweets, 8% quotes
1,038 3/day
114. profile imageProf Sarah Bridle
@sarahbridle


Cosmologist at the University of Manchester working mainly on gravitational lensing with the Dark Energy Survey
Manchester
sarahbridle.net
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 20% new, 7% replies, 69% retweets, 4% quotes
1,016 0.3/day
115. profile imageMegan Donahue
@astrophysics


I'm an astronomy professor at Michigan State University. I maintain chemical balances of sorts by running. Playing bass in two Lansing bands, GSB & Dr. Decade.
Michigan
pa.msu.edu/~donahue
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 23% new, 52% replies, 15% retweets, 10% quotes
1,005 0.3/day

Last tweeted over a year ago

116. profile imageIn Memoriam
Susan N
@whymommy


Scientist, Mom, Survivor of 4 breast cancers. Also blogging at MothersWithCancer.com and WomeninPlanetaryScience.com. Together, we can do anything.
Washington, D.C.
toddlerplanet.wordpress.com
4 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter until last tweet (2012-Jan-24)
Tweets: 69% new, 18% replies, 13% retweets, 0% quotes
6,729 
117. profile imageStacie Powell
@powellstacie


Olympic GB 10m Platform Diver Astrophysics PhD student at The University of Cambridge
3 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter until last tweet (2016-Feb-22)
Tweets: 53% new, 27% replies, 20% retweets, 0% quotes
2,411