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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-Aug-23 11:17 UTC. Listed users: 170. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 26% new, 43% replies, 10% retweets, 20% quotes
597,387 12,899 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 22% new, 6% replies, 69% retweets, 2% quotes
276,335 5,804 
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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 10% new, 57% replies, 23% retweets, 10% quotes
138,166 4,412 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 35/day • 28% new, 26% replies, 45% retweets, 1% quotes
119,792 4,849 
5. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 33/day • 34% new, 13% replies, 42% retweets, 11% quotes
81,602 3,774 
6. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 19% new, 15% replies, 49% retweets, 18% quotes
80,515 4,219 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 70% new, 21% replies, 5% retweets, 3% quotes
77,106 1,989 
8. profile imageMatthew Herper
@matthewherper


Forbes reporter covering science and medicine
New York
blogs.forbes.com/matthewherper
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 10% new, 50% replies, 32% retweets, 8% quotes
75,686 2,829 
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?
The Code Book
The Simpsons and Their Mathematic...
Trick or Treatment
London
simonsingh.net
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 19% new, 22% replies, 40% retweets, 19% quotes
73,313 2,419 
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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 58% new, 26% replies, 11% retweets, 6% quotes
55,886 2,464 
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/lI14T1BeqMI
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 32% new, 54% replies, 5% retweets, 8% quotes
55,799 1,019 
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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 51% new, 16% replies, 26% retweets, 7% quotes
46,929 988 
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 and Nat...
The Best American Science Writing...
Berkeley, CA
rebeccaskloot.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 20% new, 44% replies, 18% retweets, 18% quotes
46,540 2,286 
14. profile imageDavid Bradley
@sciencebase


Science writer, author, photographer, songwriter, musician. Songs | Snaps | Science
Cambridge, UK
sciencebase.com
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 24% new, 67% replies, 3% retweets, 6% quotes
45,806 1,785 
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
The Ascent of Gravity
What a Wonderful World
Solar System 2015 Calendar
London
marcuschown.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 37/day • 14% new, 1% replies, 69% retweets, 16% quotes
42,829 1,047 
16. profile imageCorey S. Powell
@coreyspowell


Science editor at @aeonmag. Contributing editor for @discovermag and @AmSciMag. Science writer on @BillNyeSaves. Science-curious.
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 62% new, 22% replies, 15% retweets, 2% quotes
40,828 994 
17. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 36% new, 37% replies, 24% retweets, 4% quotes
38,025 2,139 
18. profile imageSeth Mnookin
@sethmnookin


I write books and articles and am the director of @MIT_SciWrite. website: sethmnookin.com. Goodbye, Margaret.
The Panic Virus
Feeding the Monster
Hard News
Boston
sethmnookin.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 22% new, 43% replies, 11% retweets, 26% quotes
35,643 1,348 
19. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


Journalist, @SchusterInst senior fellow, TED speaker | [email protected] | New book (preorder now!): BIG CHICKEN, on antibiotics and agriculture.
Big Chicken
Superbug
Beating Back the Devil
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 11% new, 18% replies, 47% retweets, 24% quotes
34,388 1,842 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 7% new, 16% replies, 66% retweets, 11% quotes
33,328 1,628 
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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 28/day • 36% new, 4% replies, 59% retweets, 0% quotes
32,867 1,580 
22. profile imageBrian Dunning
@BrianDunning


Host of Skeptoid podcast since 2006. Solver of famous mysteries. Exec Director, skeptoid.org, 501(c)(3)
Skeptoid 5
Skeptoid 4
Skeptoid 3
The Milky Way
skeptoid.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 19% new, 43% replies, 17% retweets, 21% quotes
31,738 1,338 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 32% new, 5% replies, 57% retweets, 5% quotes
31,401 1,565 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 6% new, 23% replies, 49% retweets, 22% quotes
31,052 1,168 
25. 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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 86% new, 3% replies, 7% retweets, 4% quotes
30,438 1,767 
26. profile imageBora Zivkovic
@BoraZ


blog.coturnix.org
Pittsboro, NC
coturnix.org
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 44/day • 56% new, 9% replies, 36% retweets, 0% quotes
30,385 2,255 
27. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 40% new, 5% replies, 41% retweets, 14% quotes
30,324 889 
28. 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...
The Best American Science and Nat...
Love at Goon Park
Cambridge, MA
deborahblum.com
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 12% new, 3% replies, 73% retweets, 11% quotes
30,233 1,638 
29. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 6% new, 45% replies, 27% retweets, 22% quotes
30,094 1,239 
30. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap. Tips to: [email protected]
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 39% new, 17% replies, 34% retweets, 10% quotes
29,640 1,338 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 10% new, 69% replies, 9% retweets, 12% quotes
28,436 1,741 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 18% new, 50% replies, 9% retweets, 24% quotes
28,277 1,188 
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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 25% new, 60% replies, 5% retweets, 10% quotes
27,093 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
Grunt
Gulp
Oakland, CA • author
maryroach.net
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 4% new, 71% replies, 11% retweets, 15% quotes
26,732 1,044 
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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 4% new, 12% replies, 82% retweets, 2% quotes
26,727 900 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 19% new, 37% replies, 43% retweets, 2% quotes
24,976 1,289 
37. profile imageBrian Switek
@Laelaps


Distant cousin of T. rex. Author of My Beloved Brontosaurus, Written in Stone, & Skeleton Keys (coming 2018). @SciAmBlogs writer. Furry self: @RileyBlackCat
The T Rex Handbook
Prehistoric Predators
My Beloved Brontosaurus
Where the fossils are.
brianswitek.net
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 44% new, 29% replies, 17% retweets, 10% quotes
24,409 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 11% replies, 63% retweets, 2% quotes
23,865 1,800 
39. profile imageAlex Bellos
@alexbellos


Maths, puzzles, football, Brazil. Latest books Visions of Numberland, Can You Solve My Problems? & Football School.
Can You Solve My Problems?
Visions of the Universe
Patterns of the Universe
London
alexbellos.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 40% new, 23% replies, 35% retweets, 2% quotes
23,641 739 
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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 10% new, 50% replies, 28% retweets, 12% quotes
22,723 1,356 
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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 58% new, 11% replies, 31% retweets, 0% quotes
21,094 1,011 
42. profile imageBryan Walsh
@bryanrwalsh


Contributor @time, @newsweek, others. Former international editor, foreign correspondent. Covering enviroment, science, health, global issues. [email protected]
New York
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 11% new, 3% replies, 78% retweets, 9% quotes
20,452 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
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 10% new, 29% replies, 31% retweets, 30% quotes
20,037 1,218 
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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 6% new, 17% replies, 72% retweets, 5% quotes
19,454 714 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 19% new, 34% replies, 40% retweets, 7% quotes
19,047 1,018 
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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 24% new, 54% replies, 11% retweets, 12% quotes
18,546 723 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 16% new, 20% replies, 59% retweets, 4% quotes
17,689 810 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 36% new, 3% replies, 47% retweets, 12% quotes
17,519 825 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 30% new, 35% replies, 27% retweets, 8% quotes
17,182 942 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 15% new, 42% replies, 38% retweets, 5% quotes
16,956 981 
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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 18/day • 56% new, 5% replies, 17% retweets, 22% quotes
16,538 1,028 
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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 22% new, 6% replies, 65% retweets, 7% quotes
16,362 1,037 
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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 20% new, 49% replies, 23% retweets, 8% quotes
16,214 906 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 18% new, 51% replies, 18% retweets, 14% quotes
16,135 915 
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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 10% new, 43% replies, 34% retweets, 14% quotes
15,999 842 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 48% new, 21% replies, 31% retweets, 0% quotes
15,533 787 
57. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video @voxdotcom M.A. science journalism, NYU | [email protected]
Washington, DC
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 32% new, 33% replies, 25% retweets, 10% quotes
15,487 240 
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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 6% new, 59% replies, 3% retweets, 32% quotes
15,188 747 
59. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 28% new, 39% replies, 23% retweets, 11% quotes
15,112 536 
60. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 30% new, 25% replies, 43% retweets, 3% quotes
14,991 755 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 38% new, 11% replies, 27% retweets, 26% quotes
14,943 838 
62. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 59/day • 16% new, 49% replies, 19% retweets, 17% quotes
14,939 863 
63. 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.
What Makes Your Brain Happy and W...
Brain Changer
What Makes Your Brain Happy and W...
daviddisalvo.org
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 87% new, 3% replies, 9% retweets, 0% quotes
14,817 963 
64. profile imageDr. David Warmflash
@CosmicEvolution


Astrobiologist, physician, evolving starstuff. Works in SciComm-MedComm, especially astrobiology, origins of life, genetics, neurology, spacemed, biotechnology
Portland, United States
nasw.org/user-profile/d…
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 39% new, 10% replies, 26% retweets, 25% quotes
14,095 701 
65. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 10% new, 25% replies, 32% retweets, 32% quotes
13,990 730 
66. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 14% new, 15% replies, 64% retweets, 8% quotes
13,603 572 
67. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
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68. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


writes: space, science, & tech for @Engadget. books, pop culture, Star Wars/Trek for @SYFYWIRE @SYFYFangrrls @LATimesBooks @PasteMagazine. 1/2 of @DesiGeekGirls
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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69. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
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70. profile imageAdam Rogers
@jetjocko


Deputy Editor/Wired. Science and geekery. Wrote Proof: The Science of Booze. Gonkulator machinist.
Proof: The Science of Booze
California
adam-rogers.net
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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71. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's Science Correspondent
London
theguardian.com/science
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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13,254 561 
72. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
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73. profile imageJennifer Harrison
@GeneticJen


Science communication, feminism, LGBT*, and coding silly stuff. Scottish. 日本語も. I live in a library. #GirlsLikeUs. Tips: https://t.co/7nn6hIcBUX
On a mote of dust
geneticjen.com
2 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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74. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
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75. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Co-host For @NPR's Shots blog, loving all things medical and microbial.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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76. 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, 3 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, 4 mos on Twitter
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78. profile imageAnanyo Bhattacharya
@Ananyo


Science correspondent for @TheEconomist. [email protected]
London
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8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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79. 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, 2 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, 3 mos on Twitter
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81. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
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82. profile imageDavid J Kroll
@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, 7 mos on Twitter
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83. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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84. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
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85. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
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10,871 665 
86. 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?
Little Cells (a Beatrice the Biol...
Los Angeles, CA
beatricebiologist.com
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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87. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@robinlloyd99


senior writer @undark covering public health, contributing editor @sciam
undark.org/author/rlloyd/
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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88. profile imageClara Moskowitz
@ClaraMoskowitz


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own.
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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89. 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
experiment.com/scientistselfi…
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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90. 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
forbes.com/sites/startswi…
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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91. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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92. profile imageRowan Hooper
@rowhoop


I work for @NewSciLive and @NewScientist. PhD in evolutionary biology. Former Tokyoite & entomologist. Columnist for @japantimes. すごい!
London
rowanhooper.contently.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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93. profile imageMaddie Stone
@themadstone


Science editor @Gizmodo // Earth&Enviro science PhD // On Signal, DM for # // [email protected]
Philadelphia, PA
kinja.com/maddiestone
5 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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94. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
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95. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


Director, @UCSC Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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9,319 571 
96. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
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97. profile imageAndrew Jones
@AboutPhysics


About.com Physics Expert, author of String Theory for Dummies
String Theory For Dummies
Indiana
physics.about.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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9,231 647 
98. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
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9,177 563 
99. profile imageTodd B. Bates
@ByToddBBates


Science Communicator @RutgersU, ex-Enviro/Weather/Investigative Reporter @AsburyParkPress, Pulitzer Finalist, Hockey Player from ROC. Ts, RTs ≠ endorsements
New Brunswick, New Jersey
linkedin.com/in/todd-b-bate…
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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9,161 415 
100. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
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9,131 671 
101. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
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9,083 411 
102. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
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9,079 448 
103. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
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8,969 582 
104. profile imageLena Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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8,937 668 
105. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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8,772 586 
106. 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
news.nationalgeographic.com/all-over-the-m…
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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107. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
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8,647 492 
108. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
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8,451 489 
109. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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8,395 568 
110. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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8,197 443 
111. profile imagełopatologia
@mslopatto


Science editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected]
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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8,081 407 
112. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
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8,076 605 
113. profile imageHannah Waters
@hannahjwaters


science & environmental writer. senior associate web editor @audubonsociety. Likes birds, rocks, plants, the ocean, words, artifacts. chicka dee dee dee dee
NYC/BK
audubon.org/news/an-open-l…
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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7,962 541 
114. profile imageEric Roston
@eroston


Important things are more fun than fun things are important. Carbon stuff. Non-carbon stuff. Spirograph blackbelt. RT=PV/n.
New York, NY
climatechanged.com
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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115. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Author + Host of @michiganstateu's Our Table + Exec Dir of @SciDebate + Dir of @UTAustin Energy Poll. Blog @SciAm. Politics. Science. Food. Energy.
The Science of Kissing
Unscientific America
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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116. profile imageTariq J. Malik 🚀
@tariqjmalik


Astrojournalist, Space.com Managing Ed., rocket fan. Covering the 'verse for @Spacedotcom/@Purch since 2001. Hailing freq. @ [email protected][dot]com
New York, NY
space.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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7,840 396 
117. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 23% new, 6% replies, 67% retweets, 4% quotes
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118. profile imageADR
@ArielleDRoss


Correspondent, @ViceNews on @HBO • Environment/Climate/Science • Tips: [email protected], DMs • PGP https://t.co/lrfLjbIkyW
New York City (et Montréal)
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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7,554 336 
119. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Science reporter at the Los Angeles Times. Joshua Tree is my happy place.
Los Angeles
latimes.com/sciencenow
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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120. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
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7,452 485 
121. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
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7,380 590 
122. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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7,350 341 
123. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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7,300 543 
124. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
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125. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
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7,241 381 
126. profile imageMichael Moyer
@mmoyr


Deputy editor @QuantaMagazine. Fan of bicycles, evidence. Old tweets auto-deleted. (Header image is a 'synestia': bit.ly/2vjKiaC)
New York
quantamagazine.org
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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7,200 412 
127. 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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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7,124 395 
128. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
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7,100 369 
129. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
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7,063 498 
130. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
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131. profile imageNatalie Wolchover
@nattyover


Senior writer for @QuantaMagazine covering physics and such things. I have a Klein bottle that contains the universe.
New York, New York
quantamagazine.org/authors/natali…
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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132. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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6,906 565 
133. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 3% new, 14% replies, 74% retweets, 9% quotes
6,904 445 
134. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
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6,829 395 
135. profile imageJamie Vernon
@JLVernonPhD


Science advocate & champion of evidence-based decision making. Husband, Dad, Citizen, Scientist, @SigmaXiCEO.
Raleigh, NC
linkedin.com/in/jlvernon/
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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6,756 482 
136. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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6,725 386 
137. profile imageAdam Mann
@adamspacemann


Freelance space and physics reporter. Lover of sciency things. It's pronounced Spah-CHE-min.
Oakland, Ca
adamspacemann.com
6 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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138. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 100% new, 0% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
6,539 421 
139. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 32% new, 5% replies, 17% retweets, 45% quotes
6,505 385 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 14% new, 22% replies, 53% retweets, 12% quotes
6,342 443 
141. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 25% new, 39% replies, 29% retweets, 7% quotes
6,332 388 
142. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 60% new, 11% replies, 22% retweets, 8% quotes
6,289 409 
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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 33% new, 11% replies, 44% retweets, 12% quotes
6,286 401 
144. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 32% new, 30% replies, 31% retweets, 8% quotes
6,213 540 
145. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 1% new, 16% replies, 82% retweets, 1% quotes
6,189 298 
146. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 84% new, 7% replies, 7% retweets, 3% quotes
6,150 389 
147. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 16% new, 35% replies, 36% retweets, 12% quotes
6,121 355 
148. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 60% new, 13% replies, 20% retweets, 8% quotes
6,044 398 
149. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 41% new, 3% replies, 51% retweets, 6% quotes
6,038 363 
150. profile imagePeter Aldhous
@paldhous


Science. Data. Journalism. Maps. Reporter @BuzzFeedNews, lecturer @UCSC_SciCom @ucbsoj, instructor @AMI_Berkeley
San Francisco
peteraldhous.com
5 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 30% new, 9% replies, 51% retweets, 10% quotes
6,008 503 
151. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 16% new, 53% replies, 21% retweets, 10% quotes
5,953 230 
152. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 2% new, 27% replies, 65% retweets, 6% quotes
5,922 439 
153. profile imageAleszu Bajak
@aleszubajak


Science journalist teaching @Northeastern • Editor @Storybench • Founder @LatAmSci • Fellow @Ksjatmit '14 • Alum @Undarkmag @Esquire @Scifri • Peruvian-gringo
Cambridge, MA
aleszu.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 40% new, 9% replies, 39% retweets, 12% quotes
5,875 388 
154. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 0% replies, 70% retweets, 8% quotes
5,821 442 
155. profile imageJohn McQuaid
@johnmcquaid


Journalist. Author of Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat
Tasty
Tasty
Path of Destruction
Silver Spring, MD, USA
tastybook.net
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 36% new, 21% replies, 23% retweets, 19% quotes
5,706 626 
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
Vaccination Investigation
Matter Change States (Science All...
Energy Exchange (Science Alliance...
Peoria, IL, USA
tarahaelle.net
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 22% new, 14% replies, 52% retweets, 12% quotes
5,674 388 
157. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews. Email: [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 31% new, 11% replies, 53% retweets, 6% quotes
5,599 378 
158. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 29% new, 11% replies, 58% retweets, 3% quotes
5,525 286 
159. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 64% new, 7% replies, 29% retweets, 0% quotes
5,460 314 
160. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own.
Cambridge, MA
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 37% new, 35% replies, 17% retweets, 10% quotes
5,429 343 
161. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 100% new, 0% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
5,382 125 
162. 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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 16% new, 32% replies, 49% retweets, 4% quotes
5,372 381 
163. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 30% new, 35% replies, 23% retweets, 12% quotes
5,284 325 
164. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 60% new, 15% replies, 15% retweets, 10% quotes
5,260 362 
165. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 16% new, 29% replies, 34% retweets, 20% quotes
5,238 342 
166. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 54% new, 25% replies, 20% retweets, 0% quotes
5,192 295 
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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 15% new, 0% replies, 79% retweets, 6% quotes
5,188 324 
168. profile imageRichard Van Noorden
@Richvn


News editing and reporting for Nature (@naturenews)
London
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 7% new, 43% replies, 37% retweets, 14% quotes
5,174 230 
169. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 59% new, 7% replies, 28% retweets, 6% quotes
5,091 382 
170. profile imageCaitlin S(cientist)
@Paleophile


Fossil lover; Strategic #SciComm Editor; #BioAnth & #EvoEd MA/PhD; #Mirzayan #scipol alum; celiac; dog rescuer. Original Tweets = all me
OH➡NJ➡️NYC➡️AZ➡️DC and MD
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 30/day • 8% new, 49% replies, 23% retweets, 20% quotes
5,049 407