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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-Dec-11 12:21 UTC. Listed users: 175. 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 Bad Astronomy blog: syfy.com/badastronomy
Bad Astronomy
Boulder
about.me/philplait
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 20% new, 49% replies, 5% retweets, 26% quotes
619,923 12,928 
2. profile imageCarl Zimmer
@carlzimmer


@nytimes columnist. New book: 'She Has Her Mother's Laugh: What Heredity Is, Is Not, And May Become.' May 2018 bit.ly/SheHasHerMothe…
She Has Her Mother's Laugh
A Planet of Viruses
Evolution: Making Sense of Life
Connecticut
carlzimmer.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 35% new, 4% replies, 59% retweets, 2% quotes
277,446 5,863 
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.
The Design and Engineering of Cur...
Pasadena, CA
planetary.org/emily
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 8% new, 34% replies, 44% retweets, 14% quotes
141,184 4,496 
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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 20% new, 38% replies, 41% retweets, 0% quotes
126,835 4,963 
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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 29% new, 19% replies, 43% retweets, 10% quotes
86,484 3,862 
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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 10% new, 25% replies, 42% retweets, 24% quotes
81,533 4,244 
7. profile imageMatthew Herper
@matthewherper


Forbes reporter covering science and medicine
New York
blogs.forbes.com/matthewherper
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 9% new, 43% replies, 40% retweets, 8% quotes
78,264 2,857 
8. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 64% new, 25% replies, 7% retweets, 4% quotes
77,779 2,016 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 12% new, 9% replies, 65% retweets, 14% quotes
74,493 2,432 
10. 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
kylehill.net
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 46% new, 44% replies, 3% retweets, 6% quotes
63,754 1,114 
11. profile imageCorey S. Powell
@coreyspowell


Science editor at @aeonmag. Contributing editor for @discovermag and @AmSciMag. Science writer on @BillNyeSaves. Science-curious.
Brooklyn, NY
discovermagazine.com/outthere
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 50% new, 41% replies, 9% retweets, 1% quotes
61,947 1,033 
12. profile imageSci Curious
@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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 45% new, 35% replies, 14% retweets, 6% quotes
57,447 2,503 
13. 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…
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 48% new, 13% replies, 27% retweets, 12% quotes
47,201 999 
14. profile imageRebecca Skloot
@RebeccaSkloot


Author NYTimes Bestseller IMMORTAL LIFE OF #HENRIETTALACKS #HeLa now an HBO/@Oprah Film #HeLaMovie. Next book: 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 13% new, 47% replies, 21% retweets, 18% quotes
46,773 2,295 
15. profile imageDavid Bradley
@sciencebase


I make things you can read, look at, and listen to. Science writer, photographer, singer-songwriter.
Cambridge, UK
sciencebase.com
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 17% new, 76% replies, 3% retweets, 4% quotes
45,544 1,772 
16. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 37/day • 10% new, 0% replies, 67% retweets, 23% quotes
43,237 1,042 
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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 41% new, 19% replies, 31% retweets, 8% quotes
39,013 2,159 
18. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


Journalist, @SchusterInst senior fellow, TED speaker | [email protected] | New book: BIG CHICKEN, on antibiotics and agriculture, bit.ly/BigChik
Big Chicken
Superbug
Beating Back the Devil
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 10% new, 19% replies, 45% retweets, 26% quotes
35,781 1,886 
19. profile imageSeth Mnookin
@sethmnookin


I write books and articles and am the director of @MIT_SciWrite. website: sethmnookin.com.
The Panic Virus
Feeding the Monster
Hard News
Boston
sethmnookin.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 42% new, 15% replies, 15% retweets, 26% quotes
35,568 1,353 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 21/day • 6% new, 25% replies, 61% retweets, 8% quotes
34,372 1,643 
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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 35% new, 3% replies, 62% retweets, 0% quotes
33,727 1,604 
22. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 8% new, 13% replies, 55% retweets, 24% quotes
32,639 1,195 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 23% new, 4% replies, 67% retweets, 6% quotes
32,080 1,572 
24. profile imageBrian Dunning
@BrianDunning


PrinciplesOfCuriosity.com movie; Skeptoid.com 501c3 podcast since 2006; Author of 'Conspiracies: Declassified' Simon & Schuster 2018
Skeptoid 5
Skeptoid 4
Skeptoid 3
The Milky Way
skeptoid.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 28% new, 44% replies, 18% retweets, 10% quotes
32,019 1,333 
25. 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
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 22% new, 0% replies, 73% retweets, 5% quotes
31,564 1,658 
26. profile imageIvan Oransky
@ivanoransky


Distinguished Writer In Residence, @NYU_Journalism; co-founder, @RetractionWatch; columnist, @statnews; president, @AHCJ
Northampton, MA
retractionwatch.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 87% new, 3% replies, 9% retweets, 2% quotes
30,938 1,787 
27. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap. DM for Signal #
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 42% new, 11% replies, 37% retweets, 10% quotes
30,703 1,365 
28. profile imageAlok Jha
@alokjha


Science journalist • @WellcomeTrust fellow • Author, The Water Book https://t.co/lySv8Xl9zt • https://t.co/fDefJYnSAE • https://t.co/mFo1Zv4Hci
How to Live Forever
50 Ways the World Could End
London
alokjha.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 13% new, 35% replies, 31% retweets, 20% quotes
30,373 1,235 
29. profile imageBora Zivkovic
@BoraZ


blog.coturnix.org
Pittsboro, NC
coturnix.org
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 42/day • 54% new, 10% replies, 36% retweets, 0% quotes
30,303 2,237 
30. profile imageAnnalee Newitz
@Annaleen


Writing some books about science and history. Author of Autonomous. Founder of io9. Editor-at-large for Ars Technica. Eater of noodles. She/they.
Autonomous: A Novel
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
She's Such a Geek
California
techsploitation.com
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 6% new, 77% replies, 8% retweets, 9% quotes
30,135 1,788 
31. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 20% new, 47% replies, 9% retweets, 24% quotes
29,414 1,201 
32. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


PhD Biologist, Jungle Warrior, Author #WildSex & #WildMoms TV Host, TED talker, Mom. Nutjob. carinbondar.com
wacky chilliwack
carinbondar.com
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 57% new, 7% replies, 29% retweets, 8% quotes
29,335 904 
33. 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
4 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 4% new, 10% replies, 84% retweets, 2% quotes
29,139 946 
34. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 18% new, 59% replies, 14% retweets, 9% quotes
27,715 1,761 
35. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 3% new, 67% replies, 13% retweets, 17% quotes
27,215 1,062 
36. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 13% new, 53% replies, 23% retweets, 10% quotes
25,743 1,420 
37. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


Day-job: building public action on climate change @1010. Also: trustee @medact, writer, runner, baker, bat-spotter. Former academic, journo and museum worker.
London
climatehistories.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 28% new, 35% replies, 35% retweets, 3% quotes
25,045 1,275 
38. profile imageBrian Switek
@Laelaps


Distant cousin of T. rex. Author of My Beloved Brontosaurus, Written in Stone, & Skeleton Keys (coming 2019). @SciAmBlogs writer. Furry self: @RileyBlackCat
The T Rex Handbook
Prehistoric Predators
My Beloved Brontosaurus
Where the fossils are.
patreon.com/laelaps
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 26% new, 19% replies, 39% retweets, 16% quotes
24,747 1,204 
39. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 20% new, 14% replies, 61% retweets, 6% quotes
24,595 1,810 
40. profile imageAlex Bellos
@alexbellos


Maths, puzzles, football, Brazil. Latest books Football School Season 2, Puzzle Ninja
Football School Season 2
Can You Solve My Problems?
Visions of the Universe
London
alexbellos.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 38% new, 28% replies, 33% retweets, 2% quotes
24,148 751 
41. profile imageNadia Drake
@nadiamdrake


Contributing writer @natgeo. Former ballet dancer. Slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), supernovas and spiders. Champagneophile.
Little Book of Wonders
San Francisco, CA
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 22% new, 61% replies, 3% retweets, 14% quotes
22,892 766 
42. profile imageLaura Helmuth
@laurahelmuth


Health, science & environment editor at @washingtonpost. President of National Association @ScienceWriters. Was @NatGeo @Slate @SmithsonianMag @NewsFromScience
Washington DC
washingtonpost.com
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 50% new, 11% replies, 39% retweets, 1% quotes
22,698 1,068 
43. profile imageBryan Walsh
@bryanrwalsh


Contributor @time, @newsweek, others. Former international editor, foreign correspondent. Covering enviroment, science, health, global issues. [email protected]
New York
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 16% new, 1% replies, 70% retweets, 13% quotes
20,545 1,227 
44. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 24% new, 25% replies, 28% retweets, 24% quotes
20,464 1,219 
45. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 16% new, 21% replies, 56% retweets, 8% quotes
19,538 719 
46. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 11% new, 22% replies, 61% retweets, 6% quotes
19,296 1,013 
47. profile imageMika McKinnon
@mikamckinnon


Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressible educator.
West Coast
about.me/mikamckinnon
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 8% new, 59% replies, 1% retweets, 32% quotes
18,840 836 
48. profile imageRachel “The Yellow Dart” Feltman
@RachelFeltman


Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Previously: made a blog @washingtonpost // Professional GIF curator // Cries over space robots. [email protected]
NYC
popsci.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 23% new, 23% replies, 51% retweets, 4% quotes
18,178 853 
49. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 46% new, 1% replies, 48% retweets, 6% quotes
17,952 840 
50. profile imageLoren Grush
@lorengrush


Science reporter at @verge. Host of #VergeSpaceCraft. Daughter of rocket scientists. Lover of spaceflight. Texas-bred: Clear eyes, full hearts.
New York, NY
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 17% new, 44% replies, 25% retweets, 14% quotes
17,938 592 
51. 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 🐝 she/her
Low Earth Orbit, Indiana
bit.ly/GwenPearson
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 18% new, 40% replies, 34% retweets, 8% quotes
17,918 997 
52. profile imageAlexandra Witze
@alexwitze


Correspondent for Nature. Reach me: witzescience-at-gmail-dot-com, or for secure correspondence, awitze-at-protonmail-dot-com.
Island on Fire
Boulder, CO
lakithebook.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 32% new, 35% replies, 24% retweets, 9% quotes
17,662 963 
53. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video @voxdotcom M.A. science journalism, NYU | [email protected]
Washington, DC
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 32% new, 31% replies, 25% retweets, 12% quotes
17,188 258 
54. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 18/day • 46% new, 9% replies, 26% retweets, 19% quotes
16,844 1,031 
55. profile imageMaia Szalavitz
@maiasz


Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog
Unbroken Brain
Born for Love
New York
maiasz.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 6% new, 39% replies, 41% retweets, 14% quotes
16,735 860 
56. 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
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 25% new, 30% replies, 36% retweets, 10% quotes
16,692 926 
57. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 19% new, 11% replies, 64% retweets, 6% quotes
16,596 1,032 
58. profile imageSally Church
@MaverickNY


Scientist, cancer geek, Londoner, adventurer, explorer, lover of curry, fine wine & football. Science writer @biotechstrategy, roadie @targetspodcast
Earthling
biotechstrategyblog.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 12% new, 54% replies, 25% retweets, 8% quotes
16,399 917 
59. 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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 22% new, 30% replies, 27% retweets, 21% quotes
16,061 857 
60. profile imageRose Eveleth ▷▷
@roseveleth


future critic 〰〰 shorter than you expected 〰〰 host & producer of @flashforwardpod 〰〰 formerly @30for30 podcasts at @espn 〰〰 Susie Derkins grown up 🔮🌀⚡️
roseveleth.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 32% new, 17% replies, 49% retweets, 2% quotes
15,838 780 
61. profile imageJason G. Goldman
@jgold85


Science journalist. Wildlife reporter. Bylines @SciAm @Biographic @BBCEarth @NatGeo & more. @SciCommCamp & @NerdBrigadeLA co-founder. Scientist to the stars.
Science Blogging
Los Angeles
jasonggoldman.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 44% new, 13% replies, 42% retweets, 2% quotes
15,750 802 
62. profile imageMatthew Я 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
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 60/day • 18% new, 51% replies, 21% retweets, 12% quotes
15,444 869 
63. profile imageSwapna Krishna Skywalker
@skrishna


Writes about space, science, tech + sci-fi for @Engadget @SYFYWIRE @SYFYFANGRRLS @LATimesBooks. Star Wars + Trek nerd. Avid reader. 1/2 of @DesiGeekGirls.
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 10% new, 59% replies, 10% retweets, 21% quotes
15,271 722 
64. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 89% new, 3% replies, 8% retweets, 0% quotes
15,022 956 
65. profile imageKatie Hobson
@KatherineHobson


Freelance journalist, health and other stuff, for NPR's Shots, FiveThirtyEight, O magazine and more. Runner again, but slower this time.
Brooklyn, NY
katherinehobson.com/bio/
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 10% new, 23% replies, 34% retweets, 33% quotes
14,079 738 
66. 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
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67. profile imageAdam Rogers
@jetjocko


Deputy Editor/Wired. Science and geekery. Wrote Proof: The Science of Booze. Kraka-thoom.
Proof: The Science of Booze
California
adam-rogers.net
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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68. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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69. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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70. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's Science Correspondent
London
theguardian.com/science
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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71. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
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72. profile imageSimon Oxenham
@simoxenham


The science of the mind from a critical perspective. Open access column: newscientist.com/article-type/b…
neurobonkers.com
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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73. profile imageJennifer Harrison
@GeneticJen


Science communication, feminism, LGBTQIA, games, and coding silly stuff. Scottish. 日本語も. I live in a library. #GirlsLikeUs. Tips: https://t.co/EnxrAL5UfC
On a mote of dust
geneticjen.com
3 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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74. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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75. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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76. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
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77. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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78. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Co-host For @NPR's Shots blog, loving all things medical and microbial.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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79. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
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80. profile imageAnanyo Bhattacharya
@Ananyo


Science correspondent for @TheEconomist. [email protected]
London
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8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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81. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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11,557 650 
82. profile imageDavid Kroll
@davidkroll


Recovering academic pharmacologist. Now science, music & medicine writer @forbeshealth @cenmag @indyweek. Drugs from nature, drug safety & interactions
Durham, NC / Clarksville, VA
forbes.com/sites/davidkro…
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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83. profile imageBeatrice the 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
7 yrs, 2 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 sentient lump of electric jelly narrating its own bewilderment.
Portland, OR
ferrisjabr.com
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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85. 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
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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86. 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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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87. profile imageMaddie Stone
@themadstone


Managing Editor @EARTH3R by @Gizmodo // Earth&Enviro science PhD // Tip me & pitch me: [email protected]
Philadelphia, PA
kinja.com/maddiestone
6 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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88. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
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10,785 652 
89. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@robinlloyd99


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


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own.
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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10,576 544 
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, 10 mos on Twitter
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92. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
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93. profile imageRowan Hooper
@rowhoop


Managing editor @newscientist. PhD in evolutionary biology. Former Tokyoite & entomologist; columnist for @japantimes. New book, SUPERHUMAN, out 2018 すごい!
London
rowanhooper.contently.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 46% new, 23% replies, 21% retweets, 10% quotes
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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
8 yrs, 1 mo 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
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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9,431 582 
96. profile imageLena Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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9,406 692 
97. 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…
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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9,393 737 
98. profile imageNatalie Wolchover
@nattyover


Writer @QuantaMagazine covering physics and related things. I have a Klein bottle that contains the universe.
New York, New York
quantamagazine.org/authors/natali…
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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9,384 361 
99. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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100. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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101. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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9,266 418 
102. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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9,249 680 
103. 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
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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9,209 563 
104. profile imageAndrew Jones
@AboutPhysics


About.com Physics Expert, author of String Theory for Dummies
String Theory For Dummies
Indiana
physics.about.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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9,202 652 
105. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 21% new, 23% replies, 43% retweets, 13% quotes
9,015 589 
106. profile imageWade Roush
@wroush


Host of @soonishpodcast, co-founder of @hubspokeaudio, chronicler of tech, culture, & the future. Former @KSJatMIT @Xconomy @TechReview @sciencemagazine
Twelve Tomorrows
Cambridge, MA
soonishpodcast.org
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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8,814 583 
107. profile imageBetsy Mason
@betsymason


Freelance journalist, 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…
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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8,779 743 
108. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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8,713 494 
109. profile imagełopatologia
@mslopatto


Science editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected]
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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8,605 419 
110. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
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8,588 576 
111. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
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8,516 457 
112. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Author + Exec Dir of @SciDebate + Host of @michiganstateu's Our Table. Blog @SciAm. Politics. Science. Food. Energy.
The Science of Kissing
Unscientific America
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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8,443 691 
113. profile imageTerri Hansen
@TerriHansen


#Indigenous @WinnebagoTribe | Media Source | Journalist | Bylines @YESmag @EarthIslandJrnl @IndianCountry @Truthout | Tips [email protected] #MeToo
Pacific Northwest
muckrack.com/terrihansen
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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114. profile imageBrandon Keim
@9brandon


Freelance journalist and writer | Science, nature, animals & environment | Author of The Eye of the Sandpiper goo.gl/cn6c1y | Co-founder @KittyEatsBugs
The Eye of the Sandpiper
Metro DC & Maine
facebook.com/brandonkeimaut…
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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8,124 603 
115. profile imageEric Roston
@eroston


Important things are more fun than fun things are important. Carbon stuff. Also: non-carbon stuff. 'Lucid and occasionally disturbing.' RT=PV/n.
New York, NY
EricRoston.com
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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116. profile imageHannah Waters
@hannahjwaters


science & environmental writer. senior associate editor @audubonsociety. Likes birds, rocks, plants, the ocean, words, artifacts. chicka dee dee dee dee
NYC/BK
Audubon.org
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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8,107 552 
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, 10 mos on Twitter
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8,031 467 
118. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
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8,009 396 
119. profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross
@adrs


Correspondent @ViceNews on @HBO • Climate/Science • She/Her/Hers • Tip me: [email protected] • PGP https://t.co/Z4K4gIY0qi
New York City (et Montréal)
instagram.com/arielledross
6 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
7,973 350 
120. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Science journalist. Columnist for @Slate, contributing editor at @SciAm. 2017 National Magazine Award finalist. [email protected]
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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7,894 504 
121. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Science reporter at the Los Angeles Times. I like plants.
Los Angeles
latimes.com/sciencenow
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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7,828 326 
122. profile imageElizabeth Landau
@lizlandau


@NASAJPL media specialist. Freelance writer. Ex @CNN reporter. Likes pi. @Princeton & @Columbia grad. Views my own. RTs ≠ endorsements. https://t.co/5xHZNsIBGk
Los Angeles
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 36% new, 31% replies, 20% retweets, 12% quotes
7,579 396 
123. profile imageBrooke Borel
@brookeborel


Host @MethodsPodcast. Ed-at-large @undarkmag. Instructor @bkbrains & @nyu_journalism. Books: Infested and The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking. Show me your facts
The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checkin...
Infested
brookeborel.com
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 18% new, 10% replies, 51% retweets, 22% quotes
7,565 368 
124. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 4% new, 17% replies, 73% retweets, 5% quotes
7,540 605 
125. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 19% new, 17% replies, 63% retweets, 2% quotes
7,500 338 
126. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
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7,473 542 
127. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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7,456 331 
128. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 13% new, 18% replies, 59% retweets, 10% quotes
7,327 397 
129. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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7,325 407 
130. profile imageLuis Quevedo
@luis_quevedo


Periodista, presentador, podcaster, papá. Enamorado de la ciencia 📺 @cstntn24 @ntn24 🎙 @metodopodcast @cuondapodcast 🎬 @cero 🤓 español-català-american
New York 🇺🇸 Madrid 🇪🇸
about.me/luisquevedo
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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7,296 377 
131. profile imageMichael Moyer
@mmoyr


Deputy editor @QuantaMagazine. Fan of bicycles, sourdough, evidence. Old tweets auto-deleted. (Header image is a 'synestia': bit.ly/2vjKiaC)
New York
quantamagazine.org
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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7,247 408 
132. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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7,141 497 
133. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


science editor, @BuzzFeedUK | chippy tea enthusiast | send me photos of your cat: [email protected] | RTs mean hire me
London via Oldham
kellyoak.es
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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134. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 11% new, 18% replies, 61% retweets, 11% quotes
7,045 448 
135. profile imageEric Michael Johnson
@ericmjohnson


Award-winning science writer, scholar, simian. The Primate Diaries (@primatediaries), Slate and Scientific American. E-mail: primatedi[email protected]
Vancouver, BC
blogs.scientificamerican.com/primate-diaries
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 68% new, 14% replies, 15% retweets, 2% quotes
6,945 561 
136. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 14% new, 5% replies, 63% retweets, 18% quotes
6,847 482 
137. profile imageDan Fagin
@danfagin


Professing journalism, directing SHERP @ NYU. Wrote Toms River, winner of '14 Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction. Butterfly chaser. Discontinue if irritation occurs.
Toms River
Toxic Deception
New York
danfagin.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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6,778 394 
138. profile imageMichelle Nijhuis
@nijhuism


Project editor @TheAtlantic. Writer @NatGeoMag, blogger @NewYorker, consigliere @HighCountryNews. Proud mom @GirlBilbo.
The Science Writers' Essay Handbo...
Columbia River Gorge
rhymeswithmyhouse.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 30% new, 13% replies, 43% retweets, 14% quotes
6,647 406 
139. profile imageGeoff Brumfiel
@gbrumfiel


I'm an editor for @nprscience. Also into nukes. I've got my own Geiger counter and everything. securedrop.npr.org
npr.org
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 21% new, 25% replies, 43% retweets, 11% quotes
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140. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 98% new, 0% replies, 2% retweets, 0% quotes
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141. profile imageNicholas St. Fleur
@SciFleur


Science journalist for @nytimes covering archaeology, paleontology, natural history, human evolution and space. [email protected]
[email protected]
nytimes.com/by/nicholas-st…
5 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 2% new, 21% replies, 78% retweets, 0% quotes
6,610 307 
142. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 50% new, 13% replies, 33% retweets, 4% quotes
6,564 356 
143. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 26% new, 31% replies, 37% retweets, 5% quotes
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144. profile imageRobert Garisto
@RobertGaristo


Theoretical physicist, editor for the physics journal @PhysRevLett, & author of pop science pieces. Opinions: mine & not necessarily those of APS.
Long Island, NY
journals.aps.org/prl/
6 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 12% new, 30% replies, 35% retweets, 22% quotes
6,483 264 
145. 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
The Great American Desert
arbesman.net/overcomplicate…
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 56% new, 12% replies, 22% retweets, 10% quotes
6,466 417 
146. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 16% new, 30% replies, 40% retweets, 14% quotes
6,235 348 
147. profile imageShannon Stirone
@shannonmstirone


Freelance science writer. Art Historian. I like planets. Bylines @PopSci @DiscoverMag @Motherboard @TheAtlantic @NewRepublic, & others. Opinions are mine.
Bay Area
shannonstirone.com
3 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 16% new, 47% replies, 23% retweets, 15% quotes
6,227 225 
148. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 87% new, 5% replies, 7% retweets, 2% quotes
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149. profile imageAllie Wilkinson
@AllieWilkinson


Freelance science journalist. Founder of @lookslikesci. Marine biologist at heart. Member of SEJ, NASW, SCB
Washington, DC
alliewilkinson.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 34% new, 21% replies, 36% retweets, 8% quotes
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150. profile imagePeter Aldhous
@paldhous


Science. Data. Journalism. Maps. Reporter @BuzzFeedNews, lecturer @UCSC_SciCom @ucbsoj, instructor @AMI_Berkeley
San Francisco
peteraldhous.com
5 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 26% new, 7% replies, 55% retweets, 11% quotes
6,219 510 
151. profile imagePhilip Ball
@philipcball


This is me. On a good day. I write mostly about science.
The Water Kingdom
Patterns in Nature
Invisible
London, UK
philipball.co.uk
3 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 19% new, 38% replies, 20% retweets, 23% quotes
6,203 256 
152. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 19% new, 53% replies, 19% retweets, 8% quotes
6,122 232 
153. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 54% new, 9% replies, 29% retweets, 8% quotes
6,115 400 
154. profile imageKathleen Raven
@inkkr


Science writer, Yale Medicine // Formerly @BioPharmInsight @Reuters_Health @NatureMedicine // Hearing-impaired & proud of it. Put your disclaimer here:
New Haven, CT
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 40% new, 3% replies, 53% retweets, 4% quotes
6,103 362 
155. profile imageAleszu Bajak
@aleszubajak


Science journalist • Teach @NUjournalism • Editor @Storybench • Fellow @Ksjatmit • Founder @LatAmSci • Alum @Undarkmag @Esquire @Scifri • Peruvian-gringo
Cambridge, MA
aleszu.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 34% new, 10% replies, 40% retweets, 16% quotes
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156. profile imageTara Haelle
@tarahaelle


science/health journalist • teacher • photog • mom • @Forbes • kid lit • #IRPFellow • author The Informed Parent • #AHCJ • #NASW • #binder • https://t.co/f0MeI3W0dE
Vaccination Investigation
Matter Change States (Science All...
Energy Exchange (Science Alliance...
Peoria, IL, USA
tarahaelle.net
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 10% new, 35% replies, 48% retweets, 7% quotes
6,039 399 
157. 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/
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 4% new, 19% replies, 71% retweets, 5% quotes
6,007 442 
158. profile imageCristine Russell
@russellcris


Science, enviro, health writer: climate science+policy; the media; women in science. World Conf of Sci Journalists 2017 co-chair; Harvard Kennedy School fellow
Cambridge, MA; CT; wherever
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 35% new, 0% replies, 59% retweets, 6% quotes
5,930 438 
159. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own.
Cambridge, MA
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 19% new, 41% replies, 19% retweets, 21% quotes
5,749 354 
160. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews. Email: [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com Past: @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 22% new, 13% replies, 55% retweets, 8% quotes
5,748 389 
161. 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
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 48% new, 21% replies, 13% retweets, 18% quotes
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162. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


Writing about climate and the environment @thinkprogress. Get in touch: [email protected]
Washington, DC
thinkprogress.org
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 52% new, 20% replies, 12% retweets, 16% quotes
5,693 268 
163. profile imageKaren Weintraub
@kweintraub


Cover Health/Science news for STAT, NYTimes, SciAm, USAToday, etc. Teach at BU and Harvard Extension. Co-wrote books on autism, adult ADHD.
Cambridge, Ma
karenweintraub.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 57% new, 5% replies, 37% retweets, 0% quotes
5,684 322 
164. 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
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 29% new, 9% replies, 57% retweets, 6% quotes
5,682 291 
165. profile imageRichard Van Noorden
@Richvn


Features editor for Nature (@naturenews)
London
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 10% new, 66% replies, 17% retweets, 8% quotes
5,510 232 
166. profile imagemake the yuletide bi
@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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 14% new, 25% replies, 55% retweets, 7% quotes
5,380 383 
167. profile imageRachel Nuwer
@RachelNuwer


Freelance science journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo, BBC and others. Publishing a book about illegal wildlife trade in 2018.
Brooklyn
rachelnuwer.com
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 56% new, 25% replies, 19% retweets, 0% quotes
5,355 301 
168. 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
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 26% new, 33% replies, 34% retweets, 6% quotes
5,352 331 
169. profile imageCaitlin S(cientist)
@Paleophile


Fossil lover; Senior #SciComm Specialist; #BioAnth & #EvoEd MA/PhD; #Mirzayan #scipol alumna; celiac; dog rescuer. Original Tweets = all me
OH➡NJ➡️NYC➡️AZ➡️DC and MD
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 32/day • 16% new, 29% replies, 35% retweets, 20% quotes
5,346 415 
170. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 100% new, 0% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
5,341 125 
171. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 16% new, 0% replies, 75% retweets, 8% quotes
5,336 328 
172. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 15% retweets, 10% quotes
5,328 361 
173. profile imageCurious Wavefunction
@curiouswavefn


Ash writes about chemistry, drug discovery and the history of science at The Curious Wavefunction. He likes to run and listen to classical music.
San Francisco, CA
wavefunction.fieldofscience.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 28% new, 31% replies, 25% retweets, 16% quotes
5,153 268 
174. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 32% new, 8% replies, 41% retweets, 18% quotes
5,140 380 
175. profile imageEmily Mullin
@emilylmullin


Associate editor, @techreview. I write about how technology is changing health and medicine. Also: science writing instructor, @johnshopkins.
Washington, D.C.
technologyreview.com/profile/emily-…
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
5,050 298