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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-Sep-25 11:00 UTC. Listed users: 124. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 28/day • 11% new, 67% replies, 13% retweets, 10% quotes
180,712 3,005 
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
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 7% new, 37% replies, 45% retweets, 10% quotes
139,899 4,465 
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
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 15% new, 29% replies, 20% retweets, 36% quotes
57,471 1,904 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 44/day • 30% new, 33% replies, 30% retweets, 8% quotes
37,306 1,689 
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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 16% new, 25% replies, 45% retweets, 14% quotes
35,027 1,596 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 18/day • 12% new, 65% replies, 19% retweets, 4% quotes
31,790 1,072 
7. 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
SpaceWeatherWoman.com
4 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 6% new, 0% replies, 59% retweets, 35% quotes
26,639 874 
8. profile imageAmy Mainzer
@AmyMainzer


Scientist
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Mainzer/
4 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 14% new, 77% replies, 6% retweets, 4% quotes
25,500 774 
9. profile imageDr. Chanda 🇧🇧
@IBJIYONGI


Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, physicist of the early universe, #BlackandSTEM 🏳️‍🌈#enby ♀️Jew4Pal de East LA, EIC @TheOffingMag #histSTM https://t.co/CTwP5K5W9l
Seattle, WA/Cambridge, MA
cprescodweinstein.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 25/day • 14% new, 35% replies, 36% retweets, 14% quotes
19,561 663 
10. 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
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 16% new, 30% replies, 41% retweets, 14% quotes
18,047 592 
11. profile imageNicole Gugliucci
@NoisyAstronomer


Astronomer and professor. Social justice advocate. Geek, crossfitter, and dog mom. Tweets my own. Fave/RT != endorsement. She/her.
New Hampshire, USA
noisyastronomer.com
Google Scholar page
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 24% new, 43% replies, 21% retweets, 12% quotes
16,661 1,045 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 45% new, 9% replies, 15% retweets, 30% quotes
15,528 442 
13. profile imageTanya Harrison
@tanyaofmars


🇨🇦Professional Martian. Director of Research @asunewspace, Web Editor @exploreplanets, current/former sci team @MarsRovers, @MarsCuriosity & Mars Recon Orbiter.
Toronto / Phoenix
tanyaofmars.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 16% new, 27% replies, 53% retweets, 5% quotes
14,946 679 
14. 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
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 30% new, 17% replies, 46% retweets, 6% quotes
11,337 462 
15. profile imageSophia Nasr
@Astropartigirl


Astroparticle physicist working on dark matter. PhD in cosmology @UCIrvine. On a mission to captivate the world with physics, one particle at a time.
🐶|Los Angeles〉+ 🐹|Irvine〉
astropartigirl.com
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 14% new, 62% replies, 21% retweets, 3% quotes
11,223 429 
16. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 38/day • 20% new, 26% replies, 41% retweets, 12% quotes
11,018 524 
17. profile imageLucianne Walkowicz
@shaka_lulu


Astrophysicist @AdlerPlanet, Chair of Astrobiology @librarycongress, multimedia artist. (banner: 'Afronauts' by @tobogganeer) Ⓥ
Chicago, IL, USA, Earth
tangledfields.com
Google Scholar page
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 26% new, 36% replies, 18% retweets, 20% quotes
10,452 381 
18. profile imageChristine Corbett M.
@corbett


@NSF Astrophysics Postdoc @Caltech, SF writer✍🏻. Past: @SpaceX, @MIT, @WhisperSystems, @SPTelescope. for 💯% science follow @astro_corbett
Pasadena, CA
christinecorbettmoran.com
Google Scholar page
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 34% new, 18% replies, 40% retweets, 8% quotes
9,461 430 
19. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 14% new, 21% replies, 47% retweets, 16% quotes
8,936 451 
20. profile imageJedidah Isler, PhD
@JedidahIslerPhD


Relentless Dreamer / Astrophysicist / Science Lover / Innovator / TED Fellow / Founder & Host @VanguardSTEM / @NatGeo Emerging Explorer / @TheRoot 100
JedidahIslerPhD.com
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 16% new, 11% replies, 61% retweets, 12% quotes
8,737 370 
21. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 27/day • 12% new, 42% replies, 37% retweets, 10% quotes
8,679 338 
22. profile imageTabetha Boyajian
@tsboyajian


Assistant professor of Astrophysics at #LSU. disrupter of astrophysics; #BoyajiansStar #TabbysStar; all posts here are my own
Extrasolar Planets and Their Host...
Baton Rouge, LA
wherestheflux.com
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 0.4/day • 54% new, 36% replies, 7% retweets, 4% quotes
8,604 184 
23. profile imageEllen Stofan
@EllenStofan


Planetary geologist, STEM advocate, former Chief Scientist of NASA
Planetology
Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial ...
5 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 11% new, 5% replies, 75% retweets, 9% quotes
8,071 301 
24. 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
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 25% new, 45% replies, 25% retweets, 4% quotes
6,544 460 
25. profile imageJane MacArthur
@Jane_MacArthur


Planetary scientist @UniOfLeicester studying martian meteorites & comet dust. Writer @PopAstro. Fellow @RoyalAstroSoc #RAS200 #NSLive #EarthGravityAssist
Mars
janemac.org
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 30% new, 44% replies, 19% retweets, 7% quotes
6,434 295 
26. profile imageDr Lisa Harvey-Smith
@lisaharveysmith


Astrophysicist, Ultrarunner, TV Presenter #StargazingABC, #LifeOnTheLine, Educator @AstroCourses, Gooner, Vego, Friend of Dorothy lisaharveysmith.com
Sydney
lisaharveysmith.com
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 38% new, 26% replies, 29% retweets, 8% quotes
6,381 196 
27. profile imageDr. Anita Sengupta
@Doctor_Astro


Aerospace Engineer, Rocket Scientist, Professor, Pilot, Motorcyclist, World Traveller, Public Speaker. From Cosmic Origins to Landing on Mars.
facebook.com/DrAnitaSengupta
5 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 38% new, 16% replies, 37% retweets, 10% quotes
6,205 284 
28. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 45% new, 35% replies, 13% retweets, 7% quotes
6,078 321 
29. 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
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 8% new, 33% replies, 36% retweets, 23% quotes
6,002 381 
30. profile imageKaren Masters 💫⭐️✨
@KarenLMasters


Extragalactic astrophysicist. Investigating galaxies with @GalaxyZoo @SDSSurveys. Touch a galaxy @TactileUniverse. Mostly tweeting astronomy.
Portsmouth, UK
icg.port.ac.uk/~mastersk
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 26% new, 19% replies, 48% retweets, 6% quotes
5,885 346 
31. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 11% new, 63% replies, 12% retweets, 14% quotes
5,724 310 
32. profile imageAlessondraSpringmann
@sondy


asteroids, comets, sounding rockets, radar, saguaro, geology, autoimmune disease, puns, decolonization, cat herding, rants, 小惑星レーダー天文学者, she/her/hers
Tohono O'odham land
sondy.com
Google Scholar page
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 6% new, 63% replies, 23% retweets, 7% quotes
5,665 304 
33. profile imageJulianne Dalcanton
@dalcantonJD


Astrophysicist at the University of Washington. Principal Investigator of the Panchromatic Hubble Andromeda Treasury (PHAT).
5 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 2% new, 43% replies, 47% retweets, 8% quotes
4,998 269 
34. profile imageDr Chiara Mingarelli
@Dr_CMingarelli


Gravitational-wave astrophysicist. Flatiron Research Fellow at @FlatironCCA. Formerly @Caltech, @NASAJPL, @unibirmingham and MPIfR.
New York, NY
chiaramingarelli.com
Google Scholar page
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 10% new, 9% replies, 73% retweets, 9% quotes
4,933 375 
35. profile imageEmily Baldwin
@AstroEmz


Space Science Editor at EJR-Quartz for ESA, based at ESTEC. Tweets about space, running, coffee. Opinions own.
Leiden, Netherlands
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 30% new, 28% replies, 27% retweets, 16% quotes
4,789 299 
36. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 19% new, 56% replies, 19% retweets, 6% quotes
4,663 188 
37. profile imageAlice Sheppard
@PenguinGalaxy


Community Manager at @UCL_ExciteS, Citizen Science Officer 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 53/day • 12% new, 47% replies, 35% retweets, 7% quotes
4,469 391 
38. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 12% new, 25% replies, 51% retweets, 14% quotes
4,349 326 
39. profile imageJessica Kirkpatrick
@berkeleyjess


Dr. Jessica Ann Kirkpatrick, Astrophysicist → Data Scientist @SlackHQ (formerly @Hired_HQ @Yammer @InstaEDU). #scientist #runner #feminist #writer #catPerson
San Francisco, CA
berkeleyjess.blogspot.com
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 30% new, 17% replies, 47% retweets, 6% quotes
4,200 276 
40. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 41% new, 38% replies, 7% retweets, 14% quotes
4,175 251 
41. profile imageJesse Shanahan
@Enceladosaurus


Astrophysicist, linguist, & science writer. Cofounded @AAS_WGAD, creator of #disabledandSTEM. Video game reviews on @Metacritic & ICXM! #INTJ
Stolen Manahoac Land
enceladosaur.us
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 16% new, 56% replies, 21% retweets, 7% quotes
4,154 182 
42. profile imageMeg Urry
@Meg_Urry


Yale physics prof, likes supermassive black holes, teaching, writing, increasing participation in STEM, my family
Yale University
urrylab.yale.edu
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 43% new, 17% replies, 8% retweets, 32% quotes
4,048 205 
43. 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
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 63% new, 17% replies, 13% retweets, 8% quotes
3,908 216 
44. profile imageBrooke Simmons
@vrooje


Somewhat distracted astrophysicist researching galaxies & black holes; on @galaxyzoo & @the_zooniverse teams. Also planetaryresponsenetwork.org lead.
San Diego, CA
vrooje.github.io
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 7% new, 43% replies, 46% retweets, 5% quotes
3,874 190 
45. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 65% new, 6% replies, 21% retweets, 9% quotes
3,849 228 
46. profile imageMaria Womack
@StarzanPlanets


Astrophysicist & planetary scientist @USouthFlorida physics professor. Comets, exocomets, exoplanets, stars, #astropolicy #scipolicy Contains no pseudoscience.
Tampa, Florida
physics.usf.edu/faculty/mwomac…
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 15% new, 49% replies, 31% retweets, 6% quotes
3,847 241 
47. profile imageKimberly EnnicoSmith
@kennicosmith


'A cup of tea would restore my normality.' - Douglas Adams (HHGTTG)
Mountain View, CA
kandrsmith.org/KES/
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 60% new, 5% replies, 23% retweets, 12% quotes
3,705 305 
48. 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
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 12% new, 37% replies, 40% retweets, 12% quotes
3,664 186 
49. profile imageKelle Cruz
@kellecruz


Astronomer & Prof at @Hunter_College, @AMNH, and #BDNYC. Liveable streets advocate. @Spurs fan. Founder, editor of @AstroBetter & CEO of @ScienceBetter
New York, NY
astrobetter.com
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 13% new, 27% replies, 47% retweets, 12% quotes
3,635 243 
50. profile imageMeg Schwamb
@megschwamb


Planetary scientist, astronomer, Gemini North assistant scientist: KBOs, Planet Four(Mars), MBCs(Comet Hunters),LSST SSSC co-chair. Opinions tweeted are my own
Hilo, HI
megschwamb.com
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 26% new, 22% replies, 45% retweets, 8% quotes
3,427 249 
51. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 57% new, 17% replies, 23% retweets, 2% quotes
3,380 282 
52. profile imageAlyssa Goodman
@aagie


Astronomy Professor at Harvard, CoDirector of Science at Radcliffe Institute. Loves data, visualization, Universe, education, people. Not in that order.
Massachusetts
cfa.harvard.edu/~agoodman
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 47% new, 14% replies, 35% retweets, 4% quotes
3,335 201 
53. profile imageDr. Estelle Déau
@EstelleDeau


Astrophysicist (re)tweeting about Solar System news & fun science.
Somewhere in the Solar System
Google Scholar page
4 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 2% new, 0% replies, 97% retweets, 0% quotes
3,185 132 
54. profile imageJackie Faherty
@jfaherty


Astrophysicist at @AMNH. Enthusiast for bringing the cosmos to the public @backyardworlds #womeninscience #BDNYC #manhattanhenge calculator. #scicomm
jackiefaherty.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 49% new, 15% replies, 31% retweets, 6% quotes
3,144 122 
55. profile imageKatey Alatalo✨
@astrokatey


Ph.D. astronomer at @CarnegieAstro and soon @stsci. Science is amazing! My views are my own.
Pasadena, CA
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 17% new, 25% replies, 32% retweets, 26% quotes
3,128 80 
56. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 40% new, 7% replies, 17% retweets, 36% quotes
3,028 107 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 18% new, 30% replies, 49% retweets, 4% quotes
3,022 176 
58. profile imageMeghan Gray
@emeegray


Astronomer. Mother. Stranger in a strange land. All views my own.
Nottingham
nottingham.ac.uk/~ppzmeg
6 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 22% new, 41% replies, 20% retweets, 18% quotes
2,990 93 
59. profile imageDr Maggie Lieu
@Space_Mog


Astrophysicist, @ESA research fellow, Past: @unibirmingham, @UCLA, @UniKent
Community of Madrid, Spain
maggielieu.com
Google Scholar page
4 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 23% new, 57% replies, 13% retweets, 6% quotes
2,940 104 
60. profile imageJen Gupta
@jen_gupta


Space nerd. @UoPCosmology outreach. @SeldomSirius podcaster. @TWBBC Live presenter. @WinSciFest director. Active Galaxies were my first love. Views are my own.
Winchester, UK
jengupta.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 25% new, 58% replies, 2% retweets, 15% quotes
2,923 167 
61. profile imageKristin Block
@MarsMaven


Spacecraft pro, taiko player, bassist, percussionist. Miami-Tucson-Bay Area. (Not affiliated with the mission @Maven2Mars!) Opinions my own and queer.
San Jose, CA
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 14% new, 49% replies, 23% retweets, 13% quotes
2,890 229 
62. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 8% new, 11% replies, 74% retweets, 6% quotes
2,883 190 
63. profile imageCarolina Ödman
@carolune


(Astro)physicist mum of 2 working in technology, science, development, hacking (the good kind), photography, mostly in a state of happiness.
Planet Earth, most of the time
about.me/carolune
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 40% new, 10% replies, 44% retweets, 6% quotes
2,849 215 
64. 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
4 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 29% new, 41% replies, 14% retweets, 16% quotes
2,837 149 
65. profile imageGemma Lavender
@Gemma_Lavender


Editor of All About Space magazine, MPhys (Hons) in Astrophysics, FRAS, author of Quantum Physics in Minutes, out now: ow.ly/MMRz30braiv
Quantum Physics in Minutes
1 AU
spaceanswers.com
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 49% new, 13% replies, 31% retweets, 8% quotes
2,783 98 
66. profile imageEmily Petroff
@ebpetroff


Astronomer. Reader. Random number generator. I study things that go bang.
The Netherlands
ebpetroff.com
4 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 39% new, 33% replies, 19% retweets, 9% quotes
2,751 91 
67. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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68. profile imageRisa Wechsler
@RisaWechsler


astrophysicist. cosmologist. maker of universes and various kinds of trouble. professor of physics @ stanford
San Francisco
risawechsler.com
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5 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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69. profile imageSarah Ballard
@hubbahubble


Habitable worlds, kindness, fiction, etc. At ~75 km/s*Mpc! One half of @drssarahcare
Cambridge, MA
space.mit.edu/~sarahba
3 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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2,644 139 
70. profile imageDr Sadie Jones
@SotonAstrodome


Outreach Leader in Astronomy @UniSouthampton Science Communicator & Comedienne @ShowoffTalentFa & Manager of #OurGreatestTeam - We Take Astrophysics To All!
University of Southampton
astrodome.soton.ac.uk
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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2,636 160 
71. profile imageHaley Gomez
@astrofairy


I'm an Astrophysicist, love books, films astronomy, shoes and dresses.
Cardiff
haley.gomez.me.uk
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7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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2,563 158 
72. 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
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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2,555 144 
73. 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
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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2,542 138 
74. profile imageDr. Alex Lockwood
@AskAstroAlex


Alliterative atypical astrophysicist. Cecilia in the #PHDMovie. Outreach Scientist at Space Telescope. Launching #JWST and loving life! Opinions are my own.
Baltimore, MD
phdcomics.com/tv
4 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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2,465 109 
75. 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.
The Lives and Death-Throes of Mas...
Auckland, New Zealand
about.me/jj.eldridge
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4 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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76. 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
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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2,268 202 
77. 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/our_team/holbr…
Google Scholar page
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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2,206 113 
78. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
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79. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
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2,131 134 
80. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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2,083 126 
81. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 58% new, 19% replies, 17% retweets, 6% quotes
2,066 180 
82. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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2,035 166 
83. profile imageJennifer L. Hoffman
@astroprofhoff


    Astronomer, associate professor, alto, auntie, ailurophile.  University of Denver
Stellar Polimetry
Denver, CO
grammai.org/jhoffman/
3 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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1,980 136 
84. 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
3 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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85. profile imageChristina R.
@PlanSciCRichey


Planetary Scientist/Astrophysicist, fighter for inclusion in STEM, runner, wine drinker, making my mom proud since '82; views are my own.
womeninastronomy.blogspot.com
2 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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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
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8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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1,919 67 
87. profile imageLaura Seward Forczyk
@LauraForczyk


Founder @Astralytical & @GASpaceAlliance. Space professional, scientist, & #FutureAstronaut. I tweet about NASA, women in science, aerospace industry & policy.
Atlanta, GA
astralytical.com
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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1,916 109 
88. profile imagejulie_rathbun
@LokiVolcano


Planetary scientist studying volcanoes on Io (favorite is Loki). Teaches physics at University of Redlands.
4 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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1,905 107 
89. profile imageAnais Rassat
@anaisrassat


Science. Interested in tech, innovation & science policy. Knowledge Transfer @CERN #CERNKT. Formerly @EPFL, @CEASaclay, @UCL . Celebrating #Einstein100. TCK.
anaisrassat.tumblr.com
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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90. profile imageRachana Bhatawdekar
@AstroRach


PhD astronomer @UniofNottingham. I find and study the faintest and most distant galaxies in the Universe beyond @NASA_Hubble's reach. #FrontierFields
Earth, Orion Arm, MW, Laniakea
nottingham.ac.uk/~ppxrb2
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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91. 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
5 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 8% new, 27% replies, 51% retweets, 16% quotes
1,822 143 
92. 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
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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1,796 103 
93. 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
6 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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1,790 145 
94. profile imageJane Rigby
@janerrigby


Astronomer researching black holes & galaxies, using telescopes around world & in space, helping build Webb Telescope @NASA. Queer, parent, geek, UU. Views mine
DC Metro
janerigby.net
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 44% new, 39% replies, 10% retweets, 7% quotes
1,779 103 
95. profile imageJo Dunkley
@j_dunkley


Professor of Physics and Astrophysics at Princeton
Princeton, NJ
physics.princeton.edu/~jdunkley
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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1,718 86 
96. profile imageJani Radebaugh
@radjanirad


Planetary scientist, BYU geology professor, purposeful explorer, aimless wanderer
Provo, UT, USA
lpl.arizona.edu/~jani/photos
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4 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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97. profile imageDr Liz MacDonald 🚀
@spaceyliz


Putting the ⚡ in 🌌 1 orbit at a time. The aurora is my muse. 🛰️ #citsci #scicomm #interdisciplinary #sciart @tweetaurora, space weather, poetry, ☕️ Views💯%mine
NASA, MD, mountains
aurorasaurus.org
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5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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1,637 109 
98. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 33% new, 45% replies, 17% retweets, 5% quotes
1,628 100 
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…
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1 yr, 6 mos on Twitter
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1,618 64 
100. profile imageDawn Sumner
@sumnerd


curious geologist and professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences UCDavis
here but going there
mygeologypage.ucdavis.edu/sumner
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9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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1,587 156 
101. profile imageTamara Davis
@tamarastro


Astro-frisbeer. Enjoying the Universe's playground.
Brisbane
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8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 42% new, 24% replies, 26% retweets, 8% quotes
1,586 65 
102. profile imageVanessa Moss
@cosmicpudding


Adventures of the Cosmic Pudding & sidekick Vanessa: astronomy research, outreach, observing... I run @arXiver & @AstroJobVis. More interesting than a giraffe.
Dwingeloo, Nederland
youtube.com/user/thecosmic…
4 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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1,585 74 
103. profile imageBecky Smethurst
@becky1505


Astrophysicist researching galaxies & black holes | Presenter of videos for @sixtysymbols | @galaxyzoo | @dotastronomy | #scicomm | Enthusiasm reigns here!
Nottingham, UK
rebeccasmethurst.co.uk
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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1,567 83 
104. profile imageJillian Scudder
@Jillian_Scudder


PhD in astrophysics. Assistant professor at @oberlincollege! I study galaxies & write @astroquizzical (appearing in Forbes).
jillianscudder.com
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5 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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1,519 109 
105. profile imageJohanna
@johannateske


Astronomer, runner, educator, feminist, vegan, baker, #Nats fan
Pasadena, CA
johannateske.virb.com
Google Scholar page
3 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 22% new, 40% replies, 21% retweets, 16% quotes
1,464 110 
106. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 28% new, 13% replies, 35% retweets, 24% quotes
1,380 103 
107. profile imageRuth Angus
@ruthangus


Researching exoplanets & rebugging in python.
Oxford, UK
ruthang.us
6 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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1,378 66 
108. 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 my own] [she/her]
Altadena, CA
jmolaro.com
Google Scholar page
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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1,378 72 
109. profile imageNathalie Ouellette
@AngryAstroPanda


#Astrophysicist, PhD * Edu/Outreach Officer @ CPARC/@queensu * Dog Lover * #Hapa * [email protected] Science should be accessible to all! #scicomm
Kingston, Ontario
astropanda.space
4 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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1,368 34 
110. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.2/day • 37% new, 31% replies, 29% retweets, 3% quotes
1,363 38 
111. profile imageAshley Pagnotta
@ashpags


Astronomer, Knitter, Fangirl, Tex-Pat. Currently at @CofC. Previously at @AMNH, @LSU, and @TAMU. This is my personal Twitter. 👻 = ashleypagnotta
Charleston, SC
about.me/ashley.pagnotta
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 2% new, 97% replies, 0% retweets, 1% quotes
1,346 94 
112. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 4% new, 19% replies, 69% retweets, 8% quotes
1,326 40 
113. profile imageEmily Levesque
@emsque


The real exciting sound in science is not, 'Eureka!' It's, 'Wow, that's weird.'
Seattle, WA
emlevesque.com
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 32% new, 37% replies, 23% retweets, 8% quotes
1,246 42 
114. profile imageSusanna Kohler
@susannakohler


Astrophysics PhD, science writer at the American Astronomical Society (@AASNova), science communication enthusiast. Views are my own.
Pasadena, CA
4 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.4/day • 29% new, 17% replies, 37% retweets, 17% quotes
1,222 35 
115. 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
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 24% new, 34% replies, 34% retweets, 8% quotes
1,179 55 
116. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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1,118 58 
117. profile imageLiz B ☆
@astro_Liz


Multiwavelength X-ray/Optical Astronomer at @ESO. Bleeding heart liberal & intersectional feminist. All views my own #WomenInSTEM #ActualLivingScientist
Santiago, Chile
lizbartlett.com
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5 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 20% new, 49% replies, 9% retweets, 22% quotes
1,102 55 
118. profile imageSarah Maddison
@ProfAstroSarah


Dean, School of Science @Swinburne; astrophysicist, planet builder; promoter of #science; advocate for #genderequity and #WomenInSTEM
Melbourne, Australia
Google Scholar page
3 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 47% new, 2% replies, 39% retweets, 12% quotes
1,087 80 
119. profile imageCaroline Morley
@AstroCaroline


Cloud Ninja, Sagan Fellow at Harvard, modeler of substellar atmospheres
Cambridge, MA
carolinemorley.com
4 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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1,075 53 
120. profile imageAbbie✨
@abigailStev


Scientist, feminist, activist, expat, nerd, astro PhD candidate @uva_api, pythoner, tea enthusiast. Formerly @ualberta & @bardcollege. She/her.
Amsterdam
abigailstevens.com
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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1,069 62 
121. profile image✮ laυren вιddle ✮
@ZeepXanflorp


Sentient, animated, water-stuff who thinks about the universe for a living | 'If I could offer you one tip for the future, ..sunscreen... would be.... it.'
A pale blue dot ⊕
5 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 42% new, 17% replies, 41% retweets, 1% quotes
1,043 52 
122. 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
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9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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1,041 71 

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123. 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)
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6,697 434 
124. 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)
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