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Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Science writers, columnists, reporters, editors, etc. reaching general audiences. Excludes active scientists (also see lists of astronomers and physicists).

Updated: 2017-Jul-23 11:15 UTC. Listed users: 168. Inclusion criteria. List women only. Switch to collage. View in Twitter list system. More about new/reply/retweet percentages. A feed's listed count is the number of Twitter users' lists on which the feed appears. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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1. profile imagePhil Plait
@BadAstronomer


SCIENCE! I love this stuff. My blog RSS feed: blastr.com/tags/bad-astro…
Bad Astronomy
Boulder
about.me/philplait
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 26% new, 53% replies, 5% retweets, 16% quotes
590,248 12,903 
2. profile imageCarl Zimmer
@carlzimmer


@nytimes columnist, @statnews national correspondent Talks: prhspeakers.com/speaker/carl-z… Newsletter tinyletter.com/carlzimmer carl -at- carlzimmer dot com
A Planet of Viruses
Evolution: Making Sense of Life
Study Guide for Evolution
Connecticut
carlzimmer.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 30% new, 6% replies, 57% retweets, 8% quotes
276,072 5,816 
3. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 8% new, 34% replies, 38% retweets, 20% quotes
137,613 4,405 
4. profile imageEd Yong
@edyong209


Science writer at The Atlantic. Author of I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, a New York Times bestseller on animal-microbe partnerships. edyong.me
I Contain Multitudes
Washington, DC
theatlantic.com/author/ed-yong/
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 35/day • 34% new, 21% replies, 44% retweets, 1% quotes
118,302 4,841 
5. profile imageAndy Revkin
@Revkin


Pursuing progress on a finite, fast-forward planet at @propublica.The rest? Family, friends, hikes, books j.mp/revkinbooks, songs j.mp/revkinmusic
Hudson Valley, NY, USA
about.me/revkin
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 22% new, 15% replies, 42% retweets, 20% quotes
80,266 4,236 
6. profile imageSteve Silberman
@stevesilberman


Author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity, NYT bestseller and winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize. Photo by Tanya Rosen-Jones.
Neurotribes
San Francisco
stevesilberman.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 33/day • 36% new, 14% replies, 41% retweets, 8% quotes
79,737 3,758 
7. profile imageCara Santa Maria
@CaraSantaMaria


#SciComm FTW | Host of the #TalkNerdy Podcast & @SkepticsGuide Rogue | Cofounder: @SciCommCamp @NerdBrigadeLA | As seen on TV: @SoCalConnected @GreatestMakers
Tiny Thinkers
Los Angeles
carasantamaria.com
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 78% new, 19% replies, 3% retweets, 1% quotes
76,674 1,981 
8. profile imageMatthew Herper
@matthewherper


Forbes reporter covering science and medicine
New York
blogs.forbes.com/matthewherper
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 5% new, 33% replies, 52% retweets, 10% quotes
74,945 2,813 
9. profile imageSimon Singh
@SLSingh


Author of The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets, Fermat's Last Theorem, The Code Book, Big Bang & Trick or Treatment?
London
simonsingh.net
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 19% new, 17% replies, 50% retweets, 15% quotes
72,700 2,418 
10. profile imageBethany Brookshire
@scicurious


#Science education writer @SNStudents, writer at @ScienceNews, podcaster @sci4thepeople. Opinions my own. In my free time, I run long distances.
Science Blogging
Washington, DC
sciencenewsforstudents.org/author/bethany…
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 40% new, 48% replies, 11% retweets, 2% quotes
55,533 2,469 
11. profile imageKyle Hill
@Sci_Phile


I talk about science on TV and the internet. Science editor @Nerdist. Host of Because Science. Avid indoorsman. Insta: Sci_Phile
Los Angeles
youtu.be/k1tX3GZMrGg?li…
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 34% new, 52% replies, 5% retweets, 8% quotes
52,382 980 
12. profile imageIan Sample
@iansample


The Guardian's Science editor, planet's worst surfer and author of Massive, shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Science Book Prize.
Massive
I live by the river
theguardian.com/profile/iansam…
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 51% new, 16% replies, 26% retweets, 7% quotes
46,875 984 
13. profile imageRebecca Skloot
@RebeccaSkloot


Author NYTimes Bestseller IMMORTAL LIFE OF #HENRIETTALACKS #HeLa an Oprah/HBO #HeLaMovie soon. Writing book on humans #animals #ethics. Instagram @rebeccaskloot
The Best American Science and Nat...
The Best American Science Writing...
The Immortal Life of Henrietta La...
Berkeley, CA
rebeccaskloot.com
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 22% new, 41% replies, 19% retweets, 20% quotes
46,374 2,289 
14. profile imageDavid Bradley
@sciencebase


Science writer, author, photographer, songwriter, musician. Songs | Snaps | Science
Cambridge, UK
sciencebase.com
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 26% new, 69% replies, 1% retweets, 4% quotes
45,853 1,796 
15. profile imageMarcus Chown
@marcuschown


Writer. Books include The Ascent of Gravity, What a Wonderful World, We Need to Talk About Kelvin, Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You & Solar System for iPad
London
marcuschown.com
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 37/day • 14% new, 0% replies, 81% retweets, 6% quotes
42,738 1,048 
16. profile imageMo Costandi
@mocost


Neuroscientist, writer. Author of NEUROPLASTICITY (MIT Press 2016) & 50 HUMAN BRAIN IDEAS (Quercus 2013) | neurophilosophy.wordpress.com instagram.com/mocostandi/
London/ Oxford
theguardian.com/science/neurop…
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 42% new, 27% replies, 25% retweets, 6% quotes
37,728 2,150 
17. profile imageCorey S. Powell
@coreyspowell


Science editor at @aeonmag. Contributing editor for @discovermag and @AmSciMag. Science writer on @BillNyeSaves. Science-curious.
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 68% new, 11% replies, 21% retweets, 1% quotes
36,881 985 
18. profile imageSeth Mnookin
@sethmnookin


I write books and articles and am the director of @MIT_SciWrite. website: sethmnookin.com. Remember Richard and Linda.
The Panic Virus
Feeding the Monster
Hard News
Boston
sethmnookin.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 30% new, 23% replies, 3% retweets, 44% quotes
35,589 1,354 
19. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


Journalist, @SchusterInst senior fellow, TED speaker | [email protected] | Coming Sept. 19th: BIG CHICKEN (NatGeo Books/PRH) on antibiotics and agriculture.
Big Chicken
Superbug
Beating Back the Devil
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 10% new, 43% replies, 28% retweets, 20% quotes
34,212 1,843 
20. profile imageDavid Dobbs
@David_Dobbs


I write for The Atlantic, NatGeo, PacificStand, Undark, etal. Mostly on how science & med work - or fail. Ping me. Anonymous tipbox at j.mp/dobbsanon
All over
daviddobbs.net
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 8% new, 29% replies, 47% retweets, 17% quotes
33,071 1,633 
21. profile imageJennifer Ouellette
@JenLucPiquant


Jen-Luc Piquant is the faux-French avatar of science writer Jennifer Ouellette. Past Gizmodo science editor. Married to @seanmcarroll.
Me, Myself, and Why
The Best Science Writing Online 2...
The Calculus Diaries
Los Angeles, CA
jenniferouellette-writes.com
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 28/day • 40% new, 1% replies, 59% retweets, 0% quotes
32,647 1,580 
22. profile imageBrian Dunning
@BrianDunning


Science writer. Host and producer of Skeptoid podcast since 2006. Solver of famous mysteries and critic of all things pseudoscientific.
Skeptoid 5
Skeptoid 4
Skeptoid 3
The Milky Way
skeptoid.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 28% new, 42% replies, 13% retweets, 17% quotes
31,558 1,342 
23. profile imageAlan Boyle
@b0yle


Aerospace and science editor @GeekWire. Longtime blogger @CosmicLog. Author of 'The Case for Pluto.' Links/RTs ≠ endorsements
The Case for Pluto
Seattle
geekwire.com/author/alanboy…
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 21% new, 3% replies, 69% retweets, 8% quotes
31,242 1,560 
24. profile imageJames Gleick
@JamesGleick


Time Travel. The Information. Chaos. @AuthorsGuild President
Time Travel: A History
The Information
Chaos: Making a New Science
New York
around.com/timetravel/
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 8% new, 23% replies, 43% retweets, 26% quotes
30,670 1,167 
25. profile imageBora Zivkovic
@BoraZ


blog.coturnix.org
Pittsboro, NC
coturnix.org
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 44/day • 56% new, 9% replies, 36% retweets, 0% quotes
30,435 2,266 
26. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


Animals. Animal Sex. Animal Moms. Animal Relationships. The End. PhD Biologist, TED talker, TV host, Author #WildSex & #WildMoms carinbondar.com
wacky chilliwack
carinbondar.com
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 45% new, 5% replies, 40% retweets, 10% quotes
30,337 889 
27. profile imageIvan Oransky
@ivanoransky


Distinguished Writer In Residence, @NYU_Journalism; co-founder, @RetractionWatch; editor at large, @medpagetoday; columnist, @statnews; VP, @AHCJ
Northampton, MA
retractionwatch.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 84% new, 3% replies, 10% retweets, 3% quotes
30,240 1,766 
28. profile imageAlok Jha
@alokjha


Science correspondent @ITVNews itv.com/alokjha • Author, The Water Book http://t.co/lySv8Xl9zt • http://t.co/fDefJYnSAE • http://t.co/aYvSk5pEnh
How to Live Forever
50 Ways the World Could End
London
alokjha.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 6% new, 37% replies, 33% retweets, 24% quotes
30,047 1,240 
29. profile imageDeborah Blum
@deborahblum


Book author, Science journalist, blogger, and director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.
The Best American Science and Nat...
Love at Goon Park
The Poisoner's Handbook
Cambridge, MA
deborahblum.com
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 17% new, 2% replies, 73% retweets, 8% quotes
29,909 1,635 
30. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap. Tips to: [email protected]
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 37% new, 7% replies, 46% retweets, 10% quotes
29,347 1,336 
31. profile imageAnnalee Newitz
@Annaleen


Tech culture editor at Ars Technica. Founder of io9. Author of the novel Autonomous, coming Sept. 2017. It's about pirates and robots.
Autonomous: A Novel
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
She's Such a Geek
California
techsploitation.com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 10% new, 68% replies, 9% retweets, 12% quotes
28,167 1,737 
32. profile imageJoe Hanson
@DrJoeHanson


Ph.D. biologist, host/writer/creator of @okaytobesmart from @PBSDS, and addicted to wonder. Not an actual LEGO. Instagram: DrJoeHanson
Austin, TX
youtube.com/itsokaytobesma…
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 25% new, 45% replies, 11% retweets, 19% quotes
27,954 1,191 
33. profile imageMaggie Koerth-Baker
@maggiekb1


Professional nerd & question asker. Senior Science Reporter at @FiveThirtyEight. Nieman Fellow. Kansan still adjusting to Minnesota tree density. DM for Signal.
Before the Lights Go Out
Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing
Minneapolis, MN
maggiekb.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 29% new, 43% replies, 16% retweets, 12% quotes
26,964 1,729 
34. profile imageMary Roach
@mary_roach


I write books, most recently GRUNT: The Curious Science of Humans at War. Also: STIFF, GULP, PACKING FOR MARS, BONK. and SPOOK.
Grunt
Gulp
My Planet
Oakland, CA • author
maryroach.net
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 4% new, 72% replies, 10% retweets, 14% quotes
26,621 1,043 
35. profile imageElizabeth Kolbert
@ElizKolbert


I am a New Yorker staff writer and author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe and The Sixth Extinction.
Field Notes from a Catastrophe
The Sixth Extinction
ElizabethKolbert.com
3 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 4% new, 9% replies, 85% retweets, 3% quotes
26,145 892 
36. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


Director of communications, @1010. Trustee, @medact. Climate change, energy, history, science, medicine, museums, bats and knitting. Views my own, obvs.
London
climatehistories.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 22% new, 43% replies, 32% retweets, 4% quotes
24,975 1,299 
37. profile imageBrian Switek
@Laelaps


Distant cousin of T. rex. Author of My Beloved Brontosaurus, Written in Stone, &c. @SciAmBlogs writer. Furry self: @RileyBlackCat
The T Rex Handbook
Prehistoric Predators
My Beloved Brontosaurus
Where the fossils are.
brianswitek.net
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 42% new, 26% replies, 17% retweets, 16% quotes
24,291 1,197 
38. profile imageGrrlScientist
@GrrlScientist


evolutionary ecologist & ornithologist, writes about science for @Forbes @EvoInstitute @BirdNoteRadio. Formerly @Guardian. TinyLetter tinyletter.com/grrlscientist
40.7619, -73.9763
about.me/grrlscientist
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 10% new, 5% replies, 82% retweets, 3% quotes
23,613 1,788 
39. profile imageAlex Bellos
@alexbellos


Maths, puzzles, football, Brazil. Latest books Visions of Numberland, Can You Solve My Problems? & Football School.
London
alexbellos.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 38% new, 25% replies, 33% retweets, 2% quotes
23,529 741 
40. profile imageEric Berger
@SciGuySpace


Senior Space Editor at Ars Technica: Everything from 1 AU to beyond the event horizon. If you're looking for Houston weather, find me at @SpaceCityWX
Houston, TX
arstechnica.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 15% new, 51% replies, 27% retweets, 8% quotes
22,292 1,349 
41. profile imageLaura Helmuth
@laurahelmuth


Health, science & environment editor at @washingtonpost. President of National Association @ScienceWriters. Was @NatGeo @Slate @SmithsonianMag @NewsFromScience
Washington DC
washingtonpost.com
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 62% new, 3% replies, 34% retweets, 1% quotes
20,722 994 
42. profile imageBryan Walsh
@bryanrwalsh


Contributor @time. Former international editor, Tokyo bureau chief. Writing about the environment, science, health and global issues
New York
time.com/world/
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 17% new, 1% replies, 69% retweets, 13% quotes
20,414 1,226 
43. profile imageMariette DiChristina
@mdichristina


Editor in Chief & Senior VP, @sciam. Director, Editorial & Publishing, Magazines, Nature Research. All opinions expressed are my own. RTs are not endorsements.
New York
ScientificAmerican.com
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 10% new, 29% replies, 25% retweets, 38% quotes
19,935 1,219 
44. profile imageDave Mosher
@DaveMosher


Baby daddy. Journalist. Science & tech correspondent at @businessinsider. @healthnewsrevu-er. Previously: @PopSci / @Wired. Gaffes = mine. RT = 🤔 Dogs = best
New York, NY
davemosher.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 12% new, 26% replies, 61% retweets, 2% quotes
19,436 714 
45. profile imageBrian Malow
@sciencecomedian


Earth's Premier Science Comedian. Available for off-world appearances, if transportation is provided. Local fees may apply.
Raleigh, NC

8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 20% new, 21% replies, 51% retweets, 8% quotes
18,943 
46. profile imageNadia Drake
@nadiamdrake


Contributing writer @natgeo. Hotel soap connoisseur. Former ballet dancer. Slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), supernovas and spiders. Champagneophile.
Little Book of Wonders
San Francisco, CA
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 22% new, 56% replies, 8% retweets, 14% quotes
18,195 725 
47. profile imageRachel Feltman
@RachelFeltman


Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Previously: made a blog @washingtonpost // Cries over space robots. [email protected]
NYC
popsci.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 26% new, 19% replies, 43% retweets, 12% quotes
17,590 813 
48. profile imageMaggie Fox
@maggiemfox


Senior health writer @NBCNewshealth Science/Health/Tech in plain English. Yes that's my foot and my coconut facebook.com/pages/Maggie-F…
Washington
nbcnews.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 40% new, 3% replies, 49% retweets, 8% quotes
17,398 820 
49. profile imageAlexandra Witze
@alexwitze


Correspondent for Nature. Tip securely: witzescience at gmail (PGP: C789 E4A2 E54A CC71 789E FD68 CE6F 1ED6 007D 3682) or awitze at protonmail.
Island on Fire
Boulder, CO
lakithebook.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 31% new, 35% replies, 21% retweets, 12% quotes
17,064 942 
50. profile imageGwen Pearson🐜
@bug_gwen


I'm a bug AND a feature! I do insect outreach and write about science. Part of @ento_allies. Tweets personal/do not represent employers etc etc 🐝
Low Earth Orbit, Indiana
bit.ly/GwenPearson
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 25% new, 33% replies, 35% retweets, 6% quotes
16,745 981 
51. profile imageRoger Highfield
@RogerHighfield


Museum exec, author and journalist. Ex New Scientist Editor and Science Editor of The Daily Telegraph. First person to bounce a neutron off a soap bubble.
SuperCooperators
After Dolly
After Dolly
London
rogerhighfield.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 18/day • 62% new, 5% replies, 19% retweets, 14% quotes
16,470 1,026 
52. profile imageDan Vergano
@dvergano


BuzzFeed News science desk in Washington D.C. Contact: [email protected] PGP key: tinyurl.com/glfk7xo Secure tips: contact.buzzfeed.com
Washington, DC
linkedin.com/pub/dan-vergan…
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 23% new, 3% replies, 66% retweets, 8% quotes
16,333 1,035 
53. profile imageAmy Harmon
@amy_harmon


New York Times reporter covering science & society. Mom of @rumblecomics
Making Faces
New York, NY
nytimes.com/by/amy-harmon
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 20% new, 40% replies, 31% retweets, 8% quotes
16,079 899 
54. profile imageSally Church
@MaverickNY


Scientist, cancer geek, Londoner, adventurer, explorer, lover of curry, fine wine and football. Science writer at biotech strategy blog
Earthling
biotechstrategyblog.com
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 16% new, 51% replies, 21% retweets, 12% quotes
16,044 911 
55. profile imageMaia Szalavitz
@maiasz


Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
Unbroken Brain
Born for Love
Lost Boy
New York
maiasz.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 6% new, 49% replies, 18% retweets, 28% quotes
15,480 831 
56. profile imageJason G. Goldman
@jgold85


Science journalist. Wildlife reporter. Bylines @SciAm @Biographic @BBCEarth @KCET & more. @SciCommCamp & @NerdBrigadeLA co-founder. Scientist to the stars.
Science Blogging
Los Angeles
jasonggoldman.com
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 49% new, 22% replies, 29% retweets, 0% quotes
15,454 783 
57. profile imageRose Eveleth 🚀
@roseveleth


shorter than you expected 〰〰 host & producer of @flashforwardpod 〰〰 now making @30for30 podcasts at @espn 〰〰 Susie Derkins grown up 🔮🌀⚡️
roseveleth.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 22% new, 31% replies, 43% retweets, 4% quotes
14,916 753 
58. profile imageMika McKinnon
@mikamckinnon


Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressible educator.
West Coast
about.me/mikamckinnon
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 4% new, 69% replies, 7% retweets, 20% quotes
14,840 742 
59. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video @voxdotcom M.A. science journalism, NYU | [email protected]
Washington, DC
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 32% new, 33% replies, 26% retweets, 10% quotes
14,802 237 
60. profile imageMatthew R Francis
@DrMRFrancis


Writer of physics and astronomy. Wearer of jaunty hats. Tryin' to publish a novel. Social Justice Doof Warrior. Avatar by @ScienceComic .
Cleveland, OH
bowlerhatscience.org
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 59/day • 18% new, 46% replies, 19% retweets, 17% quotes
14,792 860 
61. profile imageLizNeeley
@LizNeeley


Executive Director of The @Story_Collider. Mixing a love of science, storytelling, journalism, & #scicomm studies with a passion for gorgeous design.
Washington DC area
storycollider.org
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 34% new, 17% replies, 29% retweets, 20% quotes
14,753 835 
62. profile imageDavid DiSalvo
@Neuronarrative


I write about science, psych and all things Mind for Forbes, TIME, Psych Today and a few other pubs. Author of three books on the brain and cognitive psych.
daviddisalvo.org
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 84% new, 5% replies, 10% retweets, 0% quotes
14,728 965 
63. profile imageLoren Grush
@lorengrush


Science reporter at @verge. Daughter of rocket scientists. Lover of spaceflight. Texas-bred: Clear eyes, full hearts.
New York, NY
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 38% new, 31% replies, 20% retweets, 10% quotes
14,024 507 
64. profile imageKatie Hobson
@KatherineHobson


Freelance journalist, health and other stuff. Ex-WSJ, U.S. News & World Report. Runner (again).
Brooklyn, NY
katherinehobson.com/bio/
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 11% new, 25% replies, 33% retweets, 32% quotes
13,929 730 
65. profile imageAatish Bhatia
@aatishb


Science writer, physicist, tinkerer, teacher. Pro checks & balances. Trying to make the most of a brief time in a wondrous universe.
aatishb.com
6 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 16% new, 23% replies, 55% retweets, 7% quotes
13,627 574 
66. profile imageSimon Oxenham
@simoxenham


The science of the mind from a critical perspective. Open access column: newscientist.com/article-type/b… #Psychology #Neuroscience
neurobonkers.com
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 38% new, 21% replies, 27% retweets, 16% quotes
13,509 581 
67. profile imageDavid Biello
@dbiello


History is a race between education and catastrophe: HG Wells. Me: Science curator @TEDtalks, among other things. Read my book The Unnatural World out now!
The Unnatural World
Technology Blueprints of the Futu...
Bullet Trains
New York, NY
davidbiello.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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68. profile imageAdam Rogers
@jetjocko


Deputy Editor/Wired. Science and geekery. Wrote Proof: The Science of Booze. 'You furnish the [indecipherable scientific jargon] and I'll furnish the war.'
Proof: The Science of Booze
California
adam-rogers.net
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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69. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's Science Correspondent
London
theguardian.com/science
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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70. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


writes: space, science, & tech for @Engadget @PasteMagazine. books, pop culture, Star Wars/Trek for @Syfywire @SyfyFangrrls @LATimesBooks. 1/2 of @DesiGeekGirls
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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71. profile imageDr. David Warmflash
@CosmicEvolution


Astrobiologist, science communicator, physician, starstuff evolved to consciousness, progressive for progress. We need to science our way out of this mess
Portland, OR
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8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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72. profile imageBrendan Maher
@bmaher


Writer and Editor working for Nature (although views expressed here are my own).
The Dirty Jerz
nature.com/news
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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73. profile imageRoss Andersen
@andersen


Senior Editor at @TheAtlantic, overseeing the science, tech, and health sections; previously Deputy Editor at @aeonmag; email: ross[at]theatlantic[dot]com
Washington, DC
rossandersen.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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74. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Co-host For @NPR's Shots blog, loving all things medical and microbial.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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75. profile imageThomas Levenson
@TomLevenson


Author, The Hunt for Vulcan and Newton and the Counterfeiter; writer and professor of Science Writing at MIT; occasional @GlobeIdeas columnist.
Cambridge, MA
inversesquare.wordpress.com
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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76. profile imageAnanyo Bhattacharya
@Ananyo


Science correspondent for @TheEconomist. [email protected]
London
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8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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77. profile imageMiriam Kramer
@mirikramer


Deputy science editor reporting on space for @Mashable. Email: miriam @ mashable dot com. Leak to me. Text or call via Signal: +1 (646) 693-7678
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
mashable.com/category/space
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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11,460 500 
78. profile imageNancy Atkinson
@Nancy_A


Science journalist, @universetoday & @Seeker. Author of the book 'Incredible Stories From Space'
Incredible Stories from Space
Minnesota
nancyatkinson.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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79. profile imageDavid W. Brown
@dwbwriter


Writer. Next book in progress: Europa, the outer planets, and the story of how NASA missions move from PowerPoint to the launch pad (for @customhousebks).
Baton Rouge, LA
dwb.io
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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80. profile imageseth borenstein
@borenbears


Associated Press science writer. [email protected] I cover Earth & other sciences, disasters & more. Dad, BoSox fan. Teach at NYU/DC ap.org/tips/
tinyurl.com/sethap
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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81. profile imageDavid [garbled]
@davidkroll


Recovering academic pharmacologist, budding writer @forbeshealth @cenmag @indyweek. Drugs from nature, drug safety & interactions. [email protected]
Durham, NC / Clarksville, VA
forbes.com/sites/davidkro…
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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82. profile imageFerris Jabr
@ferrisjabr


A writer. A transfigured remnant of stars. An elaborate shell for DNA. A self-aware lump of electric jelly narrating its own bewilderment. A dilation of death.
Portland, OR
ferrisjabr.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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83. profile imageKate Wong
@katewong


Senior editor at Scientific American. I write about human origins, animals past and present, wildlife conservation. Views are my own.
Lucy's Legacy
New York City
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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10,810 661 
84. profile imageBeatrice Biologist
@beatricebiology


Science illustrations, comics, and books! Co-host of @sciencebrunch, a conversational and irreverent science podcast. My real name is Katie McKissick.
Ecstatic Dandelions
What's in Your Genes?
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Los Angeles, CA
beatricebiologist.com
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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85. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@robinlloyd99


senior writer @undark covering public health, contributing editor @sciam
undark.org/author/rlloyd/
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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86. profile imageChristie Aschwanden
@cragcrest


Lead writer for science @FiveThirtyEight Evidence-based journalist, book critic, essayist. My parties have dancing. christieaschwanden.com
Colorado
fivethirtyeight.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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87. profile imageClara Moskowitz
@ClaraMoskowitz


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own.
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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10,283 536 
88. profile imageEthan Siegel
@StartsWithABang


The Universe is: Expanding, cooling, and dark. It starts with a bang! #Cosmology Science writer, astrophysicist, author, Forbes & NASA columnist.
Treknology
Beyond the Galaxy
Portland, OR
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6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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89. profile imageRowan Hooper
@rowhoop


I'm managing editor @NewScientist. PhD in evolutionary biology. Former Tokyoite & entomologist. Columnist for @japantimes. すごい!
London
rowanhooper.contently.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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90. profile imageErin Biba
@erinbiba


Science Writer -- BBC, Scientific American, Newsweek, Popular Science, The Mythbusters' Tested.com and others. erbiba at gmail dot com
New York City
erinbiba.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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91. profile imageRon Winslow
@ronwinslow


Planning next chapter after 33+ yrs at #WSJ; co-chair, LOC for #WCSJ2017; spinner, hiker, skier, #golden lover, #redsox. [email protected]
Bethel, CT
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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92. profile imageDr. Paige Jarreau
@FromTheLabBench


I am a #scicomm nerd. Science Communication Specialist @LSUscience @CxCsci. I'm a science blogger, blog researcher and social media consultant. Ask me anything!
Baton Rouge
fromthelabbench.com
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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93. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


Director, @UCSC Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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9,293 
94. profile imageJohn Timmer
@j_timmer


Chief science wrangler for Ars Technica. Writes, edits, and teaches science communications.
The big city
arstechnica.com/author/john-ti…
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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9,288 729 
95. profile imageAndrew Jones
@AboutPhysics


About.com Physics Expert, author of String Theory for Dummies
String Theory For Dummies
Indiana
physics.about.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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96. profile imageMaddie Stone
@themadstone


Science editor @Gizmodo // Earth&Enviro science PhD // On Signal, DM for # // [email protected]
Philadelphia, PA
kinja.com/maddiestone
5 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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9,173 381 
97. profile imageKatherine H. Courage
@KHCourage


Science writer. @SciAm. @CSUNaturalSci. Etc. Author of OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R & forthcoming book about the microbiome + food. Runner. Gardener. Nerd.
Longmont, CO
katherinecourage.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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98. profile imageTodd B. Bates
@ByToddBBates


Science Communicator @RutgersU, ex-Enviro/Weather/Investigative Reporter @AsburyParkPress, Pulitzer Finalist, Hockey Player from ROC. Ts, RTs ≠ endorsements
Central New Jersey
linkedin.com/in/todd-b-bate…
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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9,085 414 
99. profile image(((John Rennie)))
@tvjrennie


Science writer/editor for @QuantaMagazine, @SciAm @AccessScience, TWC's Hacking the Planet & more. NYU SHERP, Beakerhead SciComm. Opinions = my own — at most.
New York, NY
johnrennie.net
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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9,079 669 
100. profile imageMarc Abrahams
@MarcAbrahams


editor of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine, organizer of the Ig Nobel Prizes. Also see: @ImprobResearch
The Ig Nobel Cookbook, volume 1
This is Improbable Too
This Is Improbable
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
improbable.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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9,055 414 
101. profile imageDavid Quammen
@DavidQuammen


Author of Spillover, The Song of the Dodo, and Yellowstone: A Journey.... Contributing Writer for @NatGeo.
Yellowstone
The Chimp and the River
Ebola
Bozeman, Montana
davidquammen.com
5 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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9,044 446 
102. profile imageMiriam E. Tucker
@MiriamETucker


Writer/journalist specializing in medicine/health. Living with type 1 diabetes since 1973.
Washington DC area
linkedin.com/in/miriametuck…
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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103. profile imageWade Roush
@wroush


Host of @soonishpodcast and freelance chronicler of tech & culture for @Xconomy @TechReview @WBUR etc. Former @KSJatMIT @sciencemagazine
Cambridge, MA
soonishpodcast.org
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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8,761 588 
104. profile imageLena Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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8,746 667 
105. profile imageBetsy Mason
@betsymason


Knight Science Journalism fellow 2015-2016, geologist, beer snob, calm assertive pack leader. Co-author of the Nat Geo blog All Over the Map (see @mapdragons)
San Francisco Bay Area
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8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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106. profile imageCarmen Drahl
@carmendrahl


Communicator. Traveler. Eater of food. Contributor @Forbes @DCist. Formerly @thinkfoodgroup @cenmag. Chemistry PhD @Princeton. Tuits en inglés y español.
Washington, DC, mostly.
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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8,612 491 
107. profile imageTerri Hansen
@TerriHansen


#Indigenous journalist reporting #science #environment #climate @IndianCountry, magazines. [email protected] PGP, public key at terrihansen.com.
Portland (Winnebago Tribe)
muckrack.com/terrihansen
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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8,378 487 
108. profile imageOliver Morton
@Eaterofsun


Author, The Planet Remade heliophage.wordpress.com/2015/09/26/the…. Views not The Economist's, RT's not endorsements (obviously)
The Planet Remade
Eating the Sun
Mapping Mars
Greenwich, UK
heliophage.wordpress.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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8,354 567 
109. profile imageMarilynn Marchione
@MMarchioneAP


I cover major medical meetings, write national health stories for the Associated Press and bike to work whenever I can. [email protected]
ap.org
6 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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8,119 437 
110. profile imageBrandon Keim
@9brandon


Freelance journalist and writer | Science, nature, animals & environment | Author of The Eye of the Sandpiper a.co/7fC6QsI | Co-founder @KittyEatsBugs
The Eye of the Sandpiper
Metro DC & Maine
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10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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111. profile imagełopatologia
@mslopatto


Science editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected]
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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8,045 403 
112. profile imageHannah Waters
@hannahjwaters


science & environmental writer. editor @audubonsociety. Likes birds, rocks, plants, the ocean, words, artifacts. chicka dee dee dee dee dee
NYC/BK
clippings.me/hannahjwaters
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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7,958 540 
113. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Author + Exec Dir of @SciDebate + Host of @michiganstateu's Our Table + Dir of @UTAustin Energy Poll. Blog @SciAm. Politics. Science. Energy. Food.
The Science of Kissing
Unscientific America
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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7,833 685 
114. profile imageEric Roston
@eroston


Important things are more fun than fun things are important. Carbon stuff. Non-carbon stuff. Spirograph blackbelt. Often spotted with @karenyourish. RT=PV/n.
New York, NY
climatechanged.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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115. profile imageTariq J. Malik 🚀
@tariqjmalik


Astrojournalist, Space.com Managing Ed., rocket fan. Covering the 'verse for @[email protected] since 2001. Hailing freq. @ [email protected][dot]com
New York, NY
space.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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116. profile imageJohn R Platt
@johnrplatt


Environmental journalist covering endangered species, climate change, pollution and related topics. Editor: @Revelator_News
Portland, Oregon
therevelator.org
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 24% new, 3% replies, 69% retweets, 4% quotes
7,643 447 
117. profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross
@ArielleDRoss


Correspondent, @ViceNews on @HBO • Environment/Climate/Science • Tips: [email protected], DMs • PGP https://t.co/lrfLjbIkyW
New York City (et Montréal)
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5 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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7,473 331 
118. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Science reporter at the Los Angeles Times. Joshua Tree is my happy place.
Los Angeles
latimes.com/sciencenow
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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7,446 313 
119. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Science journalist. Politics of science, microbes, food, ticks. Columnist for Slate.com & Self.com. 2017 Nat'l Mag Award finalist.
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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7,409 494 
120. profile imageLee Billings
@LeeBillings


Science journalist covering space and physics for @sciam. Author of Five Billion Years of Solitude, a book on the search for alien Earths. Opinions are my own.
Five Billion Years of Solitude
New York City
leebillings.com
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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7,342 591 
121. profile imageclaireoconnell
@claireoconnell


PhD cell biology, MSc Sci Comm, writes for Silicon Republic and The Irish Times. Irish Science Writer of the Year 2016
Dublin
tinyurl.com/cb5ht3q
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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7,322 342 
122. profile imageGeorge Musser
@gmusser


contributing editor for Scientific American and Nautilus, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to String Theory and Spooky Action at a Distance
Spooky Action at a Distance
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Str...
New York
georgemusser.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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123. profile imageElizabeth Landau
@lizlandau


NASA JPL media specialist. @NASA_Dawn. Freelance writer. Former @CNN reporter. Likes pi. @Princeton & @Columbia grad. Views are my own. RTs ≠ endorsements.
Los Angeles
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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7,187 377 
124. profile imageMichael Moyer
@mmoyr


Deputy editor @QuantaMagazine. Fan of bicycles, evidence. Old tweets auto-deleted.
New York
quantamagazine.org
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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7,160 416 
125. profile imageBrooke Borel
@brookeborel


Science journalist. Author of Infested and The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking. Secure email: [email protected]
The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checkin...
Infested
brookeborel.com
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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7,126 352 
126. profile imageBen Lillie
@BenLillie


Founder of @caveatnyc. Also co-founder of The Story Collider (@story_collider) and former writer for TED.
New York, NY
caveat.nyc
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 21% new, 20% replies, 43% retweets, 16% quotes
7,106 394 
127. profile imageLuis Quevedo
@luis_quevedo


24/7 Periodista, presentador, podcaster, papá. 📺 @cstntn24 @ntn24 🎙 @metodopodcast @cuondapodcast 🎬 documentales 🤓 español-català-american
New York
elmetodo.fm
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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7,026 369 
128. profile imageEmily Anthes
@EmilyAnthes


Freelance science journalist. Author of Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts (bit.ly/TxqZkm).
Frankenstein's Cat
Instant Egghead Guide
Brooklyn, NY
emilyanthes.com
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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7,015 493 
129. profile imageEric Michael Johnson
@ericmjohnson


Award-winning science writer, scholar, simian. The Primate Diaries (@primatediaries), Slate and Scientific American. E-mail: [email protected]
Vancouver, BC
blogs.scientificamerican.com/primate-diaries
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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6,900 563 
130. profile imageMatt Shipman
@ShipLives


I write about sci/tech/health. I like food. I dislike bullies. My book on science PR: press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book…
Raleigh, NC
…ecommunicationbreakdown.wordpress.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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6,861 448 
131. profile imageEvelyn Lamb
@evelynjlamb


Math and science writer. Complex analysis fangirl. Black lives matter. blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/
Salt Lake City, UT
tinyletter.com/evelynjlamb
5 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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6,782 317 
132. profile imageJoe Palca
@joesbigidea


Founder and eponymous tweeter for Joe's Big Idea. I am an NPR science correspondent who writes about science and invention.
Annoying
Washington, DC
npr.org/series/1564904…
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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6,761 395 
133. profile imageJamie Vernon
@JLVernonPhD


Science advocate & champion of evidence-based decision making. Husband, Dad, Citizen, Scientist, CEO.
Raleigh, NC
linkedin.com/in/jlvernon/
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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6,725 479 
134. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedUK | chippy tea enthusiast | send me photos of your cat: [email protected]
London via Oldham
kellyoak.es
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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6,702 387 
135. profile imageAdam Mann
@adamspacemann


Freelance space and physics reporter. Lover of sciency things. It's pronounced Spah-CHE-min.
Oakland, Ca
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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6,576 353 
136. profile imageKris Hirst
@archaeology


writer, editor, archaeologist, Thoughtco.com archaeology expert
The Archaeologist's Book of Quota...
American midwest
thoughtco.com/archaeology-41…
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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6,498 422 
137. profile imageNatalie Wolchover
@nattyover


Senior writer for @QuantaMagazine covering physics and related fields. I have a Klein bottle that contains the universe.
New York, New York
quantamagazine.org/authors/natali…
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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6,468 302 
138. profile imageDan Fagin
@danfagin


Professing sci. journalism, directing #SHERP @ NYU. Author of Toms River, 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction. Butterfly chaser. Discontinue if irritation occurs.
Toms River
Toxic Deception
New York
danfagin.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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6,404 381 
139. profile imageJason Davis
@jasonrdavis


Journalist and digital editor for @exploreplanets, trying to spread the PB&J (passion, beauty & joy) of space exploration.
Tucson, AZ
planetary.org/about/staff/ja…
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 24% new, 39% replies, 29% retweets, 8% quotes
6,327 387 
140. profile imageGeoff Brumfiel
@gbrumfiel


I'm an editor for @nprscience. Also into nukes. I've got my own Geiger counter and everything.
npr.org
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 15% new, 23% replies, 54% retweets, 8% quotes
6,293 441 
141. profile imageSamuel Arbesman
@arbesman


Scientist in Residence @Lux_Capital | Unabashed generalist playing in worlds of complexity science and VC | Author: 'Overcomplicated' & 'The Half-Life of Facts'
Overcomplicated
The Half-Life of Facts
Kansas City
arbesman.net/overcomplicate…
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 56% new, 11% replies, 25% retweets, 8% quotes
6,229 411 
142. profile imageAllie Wilkinson
@loveofscience


Freelance science journalist. Founder of @lookslikesci. Marine biologist at heart. Member of SEJ, NASW, SCB
Washington, DC
alliewilkinson.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 32% new, 29% replies, 30% retweets, 8% quotes
6,209 
143. profile imageMichelle Nijhuis
@nijhuism


Writer @NatGeoMag, blogger @NewYorker, consigliere @HighCountryNews; author The Science Writers' Essay Handbook, amzn.to/1nHr7zC. Proud mom @GirlBilbo.
The Science Writers' Essay Handbo...
Columbia River Gorge
rhymeswithmyhouse.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 30% new, 11% replies, 47% retweets, 12% quotes
6,207 402 
144. profile imageBrian Clark Howard
@socialpyramid


I'm an environmental journalist (now a senior writer w/ National Geographic online), editor and social media consultant. Personal site: brianclarkhoward.com
Rock Your Ugly Christmas Sweater
Build Your Own Small Wind Power S...
Green Lighting (Tab Green Guru Gu...
Washington, DC
news.nationalgeographic.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 83% new, 7% replies, 7% retweets, 4% quotes
6,134 389 
145. profile imageJeanne Garbarino
@JeanneGarb


Directs @Rockefelleruniv Science Outreach. Social justice & STEM education: access, equity, inclusion. Biochemist. Mom. Product of The Bronx. #RockEdu @RockEdu_
NYC
rockefeller.edu/outreach/
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 18% new, 35% replies, 37% retweets, 10% quotes
6,104 354 
146. profile imageNicholas St. Fleur
@SciFleur


Science journalist for @nytimes. Interested in #archaeology, #paleontology, #citizenscience and quirky science stories. Passionate about STEM diversity.
[email protected]
nytimes.com/by/nicholas-st…
4 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 2% new, 15% replies, 83% retweets, 0% quotes
6,088 293 
147. profile imageAinissa Ramirez
@ainissaramirez


A scientist (and science evangelist) who aims to awaken the inner scientist in everyone. She lectures and writes about #STEM and podcasts too. @scienceundrgrnd.
Newton's Football
New England
ainissaramirez.com
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 17% retweets, 9% quotes
6,053 
148. profile imageKathleen Raven
@inkkr


Science writer, Yale Medicine // voice behind @YaleMed // Formerly @BioPharmInsight @Reuters_Health @NatureMedicine // stem cells // Put your disclaimer here:
New Haven, CT
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 44% new, 3% replies, 46% retweets, 6% quotes
6,010 365 
149. profile image(((Steve Mirsky)))
@SteveMirsky


Editor, columnist, podcaster for @sciam magazine. Opinions expressed are my own and are subject to revision with new information. Bar Mitzvah boy.
Instant Egghead Guide
New York City
scientificamerican.com/podcasts/
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 2% new, 41% replies, 51% retweets, 6% quotes
5,895 438 
150. profile imageCarrie Arnold
@edbites


Science writer covering our weird and wonderful world. Contributing editor at Nova Next. Author of Decoding Anorexia, lover of coffee, cats, cycling and yarn.
Decoding Anorexia
Next to Nothing
Virginia
carriearnold.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 14% new, 58% replies, 17% retweets, 10% quotes
5,874 231 
151. profile imageCristine Russell
@russellcris


Science, enviro, health writer; Council for Advancement of Science Writing (CASW) past-pres; fretting feminist + film buff. Harvard Kennedy School fellow
CT, Cambridge, wherever
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 23% new, 0% replies, 69% retweets, 8% quotes
5,821 439 
152. profile imageAleszu Bajak
@aleszubajak


Science journalist teaching @Northeastern • Editor @Storybench • Founder @LatAmSci • Fellow @Ksjatmit • Alum @Undarkmag @Esquire @Scifri • Peruvian-gringo
Cambridge, MA
aleszu.com
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 40% new, 6% replies, 41% retweets, 12% quotes
5,820 385 
153. profile imagePeter Aldhous
@paldhous


Science. Data. Journalism. Maps. Reporter @BuzzFeedNews, lecturer @UCSC_SciCom @ucbsoj, instructor @AMI_Berkeley
San Francisco
peteraldhous.com
5 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 23% new, 7% replies, 49% retweets, 22% quotes
5,785 493 
154. profile imageJohn McQuaid
@johnmcquaid


Journalist. Author of Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat
Tasty
Path of Destruction
Silver Spring, MD, USA
tastybook.net
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 40% new, 14% replies, 27% retweets, 18% quotes
5,694 626 
155. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews. Email: [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 14% new, 21% replies, 55% retweets, 9% quotes
5,573 376 
156. profile imageTara Haelle
@tarahaelle


science/health journalist • photog • mom • @Forbes • kid lit • #IRPFellow • author The Informed Parent • scuba • #AHCJ • blog: https://t.co/f0MeI3W0dE
Peoria, IL, USA
tarahaelle.net
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 20% new, 21% replies, 45% retweets, 14% quotes
5,561 383 
157. profile imageLauren Wolf
@laurenkwolf


Head of science & tech @cenmag. Lover of science quirk. Ocean pee-er. Follow me for #chemistry news. Views my own.
Washington DC
cen.acs.org/index.html
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 31% new, 10% replies, 56% retweets, 3% quotes
5,450 286 
158. profile imageKaren Weintraub
@kweintraub


Cover Health/Science news for Stat, NYTimes, SciAm, NatGeo, USAToday, etc. Teach at BU and Harvard Extension. Co-wrote books on autism, adult ADHD.
Cambridge, Ma
karenweintraub.com
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 66% new, 7% replies, 27% retweets, 0% quotes
5,392 314 
159. profile imageScott Anderson
@NotchByNotch


Science writer, lucky husband and father of twins. I test #diets with an eye on actual science. Don't humiliate yourself. Let me do it for you.
Hudson, Ohio
NotchByNotch.com
5 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 100% new, 1% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
5,388 123 
160. profile imageEmily 💖💜💙🚀
@seelix


Museum educator, science geek, costumer, feminist. Yes, I am a master of disguise & trained as a forensic anthropologist. You might want to stay on my good side
efinke.net
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 16% new, 29% replies, 51% retweets, 4% quotes
5,374 383 
161. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own.
Cambridge, MA
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 36% new, 33% replies, 21% retweets, 10% quotes
5,370 343 
162. profile imageEwen Callaway
@ewencallaway


Immigrant/world citizen. Senior reporter @NatureNews. I ♥ Neandertals. Opinions and ♥ are my own. For rants about beer, cycling & Tottenham see @MacintoshEwen.
London
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 34% new, 33% replies, 23% retweets, 10% quotes
5,248 322 
163. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 60% new, 15% replies, 15% retweets, 10% quotes
5,235 363 
164. profile imageBrian Vastag
@brianvastag


Former Washington Post science reporter disabled by ME/CFS. Contributor, The Science Writers' Handbook. Living a small, quiet life on a small, quiet island.
Kauai
amazon.com/Science-Writer…
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 16% new, 22% replies, 34% retweets, 28% quotes
5,206 342 
165. profile imageRachel Nuwer
@RachelNuwer


Freelance science journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo, BBC and others. Writing a book on illegal wildlife trade.
Brooklyn
rachelnuwer.com
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 55% new, 25% replies, 20% retweets, 0% quotes
5,162 296 
166. profile imageRichard Van Noorden
@Richvn


News editing and reporting for Nature (@naturenews)
London
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 6% new, 45% replies, 35% retweets, 14% quotes
5,156 229 
167. profile imageRobert Lee Hotz
@leHotz


I cover science matters for The Wall Street Journal. Distinguished Writer in Residence @nyu_journalism. President of The Alicia Patterson Foundation.
New York
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 18% new, 0% replies, 78% retweets, 4% quotes
5,156 320 
168. profile imageBob Finn
@bobfinn


Medical and Science Journalist. Executive Editor of the Multiple Sclerosis Discovery Forum. msdiscovery.org
Pleasant Hill, CA
bobfinn.net
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 68% new, 7% replies, 22% retweets, 4% quotes
5,066 383