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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-Oct-21 11:20 UTC. Listed users: 173. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 25% new, 60% replies, 5% retweets, 10% quotes
608,455 12,921 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 26% new, 13% replies, 58% retweets, 4% quotes
276,963 5,858 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 10% new, 53% replies, 29% retweets, 8% quotes
140,288 4,483 
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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 35/day • 20% new, 41% replies, 35% retweets, 4% quotes
122,960 4,908 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 32% new, 11% replies, 46% retweets, 12% quotes
83,502 3,824 
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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 14% new, 11% replies, 47% retweets, 27% quotes
81,146 4,247 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 72% new, 21% replies, 5% retweets, 1% quotes
77,404 2,004 
8. profile imageMatthew Herper
@matthewherper


Forbes reporter covering science and medicine
New York
blogs.forbes.com/matthewherper
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 13% new, 39% replies, 42% retweets, 6% quotes
77,099 2,850 
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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 16% new, 17% replies, 57% retweets, 10% quotes
74,014 2,421 
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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 41% new, 47% replies, 7% retweets, 5% quotes
62,522 1,141 
11. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 46% new, 31% replies, 16% retweets, 7% quotes
56,651 2,493 
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…
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 50% new, 15% replies, 25% retweets, 10% quotes
47,075 987 
13. profile imageRebecca Skloot
@RebeccaSkloot


Author NYTimes Bestseller IMMORTAL LIFE OF #HENRIETTALACKS #HeLa an Oprah/HBO #HeLaMovie soon. Writing book on humans #animals #ethics. Instagram @rebeccaskloot
The Best American Science and Nat...
The Best American Science Writing...
The Immortal Life of Henrietta La...
Berkeley, CA
rebeccaskloot.com
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 9% new, 53% replies, 21% retweets, 17% quotes
46,628 2,295 
14. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 26% new, 67% replies, 1% retweets, 5% quotes
45,691 1,781 
15. profile imageCorey S. Powell
@coreyspowell


Science editor at @aeonmag. Contributing editor for @discovermag and @AmSciMag. Science writer on @BillNyeSaves. Science-curious.
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 62% new, 21% replies, 14% retweets, 2% quotes
44,816 1,015 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 37/day • 13% new, 0% replies, 75% retweets, 12% quotes
42,934 1,044 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 37% new, 32% replies, 26% retweets, 5% quotes
38,546 2,143 
18. profile imageSeth Mnookin
@sethmnookin


I write books and articles and am the director of @MIT_SciWrite. website: sethmnookin.com. What is your name?
The Panic Virus
Feeding the Monster
Hard News
Boston
sethmnookin.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 28% new, 45% replies, 7% retweets, 22% quotes
35,568 1,351 
19. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 20% new, 23% replies, 36% retweets, 21% quotes
35,276 1,866 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 21/day • 17% new, 36% replies, 35% retweets, 12% quotes
33,950 1,638 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 28/day • 38% new, 3% replies, 58% retweets, 0% quotes
33,419 1,593 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 14% new, 25% replies, 42% retweets, 20% quotes
32,045 1,183 
23. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 28% new, 49% replies, 13% retweets, 10% quotes
31,915 1,338 
24. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 30% new, 0% replies, 61% retweets, 8% quotes
31,781 1,572 
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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 18% new, 1% replies, 79% retweets, 3% quotes
30,979 1,652 
26. profile imageIvan Oransky
@ivanoransky


Distinguished Writer In Residence, @NYU_Journalism; co-founder, @RetractionWatch; editor at large, @medpagetoday; columnist, @statnews; president, @AHCJ
Northampton, MA
retractionwatch.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 82% new, 5% replies, 9% retweets, 4% quotes
30,714 1,774 
27. profile imageBora Zivkovic
@BoraZ


blog.coturnix.org
Pittsboro, NC
coturnix.org
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 43/day • 54% new, 9% replies, 36% retweets, 0% quotes
30,351 2,248 
28. profile imageAlok Jha
@alokjha


Science correspondent @ITVNews itv.com/alokjha • Author, The Water Book http://t.co/lySv8Xl9zt • http://t.co/fDefJYnSAE • http://t.co/aYvSk5pEnh
How to Live Forever
50 Ways the World Could End
London
alokjha.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 16% new, 41% replies, 21% retweets, 22% quotes
30,232 1,230 
29. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap. Tips to: [email protected]
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 49% new, 11% replies, 33% retweets, 6% quotes
30,201 1,353 
30. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 53% new, 9% replies, 27% retweets, 11% quotes
29,887 899 
31. profile imageAnnalee Newitz
@Annaleen


Tech culture editor at Ars Technica. Founder of io9. Author of the novel Autonomous, out now! It's about pirates and robots.
Autonomous: A Novel
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
She's Such a Geek
California
techsploitation.com
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 6% new, 77% replies, 11% retweets, 6% quotes
29,577 1,767 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 22% new, 51% replies, 9% retweets, 18% quotes
29,006 1,192 
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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 5% new, 12% replies, 81% retweets, 2% quotes
28,241 932 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 20% new, 47% replies, 17% retweets, 16% quotes
27,438 1,743 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 4% new, 67% replies, 13% retweets, 16% quotes
26,951 1,050 
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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 14% new, 45% replies, 31% retweets, 10% quotes
25,299 1,407 
37. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


Day-job: helping people take action on climate change @1010. Also: trustee @medact, knitter, runner, bat-spotter. Former academic, journalist and museum worker.
London
climatehistories.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 30% new, 25% replies, 44% retweets, 1% quotes
25,037 1,279 
38. 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.
patreon.com/laelaps
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day • 28% new, 29% replies, 27% retweets, 16% quotes
24,525 1,199 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 10% new, 11% replies, 73% retweets, 6% quotes
24,283 1,801 
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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 39% new, 29% replies, 32% retweets, 0% quotes
23,841 744 
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
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 54% new, 12% replies, 32% retweets, 2% quotes
21,867 1,035 
42. 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, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 14% new, 75% replies, 5% retweets, 6% quotes
20,782 759 
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, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 13% new, 3% replies, 73% retweets, 12% quotes
20,495 1,228 
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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 12% new, 33% replies, 28% retweets, 26% quotes
20,289 1,222 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.8/day • 6% new, 11% replies, 81% retweets, 2% quotes
19,505 718 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 14% new, 29% replies, 49% retweets, 7% quotes
19,214 1,012 
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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 6% new, 63% replies, 3% retweets, 28% quotes
18,481 820 
48. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 22% new, 23% replies, 47% retweets, 8% quotes
17,974 826 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 32% new, 3% replies, 61% retweets, 4% quotes
17,755 834 
50. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 32% new, 37% replies, 23% retweets, 6% quotes
17,451 949 
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 🐝
Low Earth Orbit, Indiana
bit.ly/GwenPearson
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 18% new, 27% replies, 47% retweets, 7% quotes
17,348 990 
52. 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
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 24% new, 47% replies, 22% retweets, 7% quotes
17,108 570 
53. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 18/day • 44% new, 0% replies, 36% retweets, 20% quotes
16,710 1,026 
54. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 19% new, 9% replies, 63% retweets, 8% quotes
16,449 1,030 
55. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 24% new, 41% replies, 28% retweets, 8% quotes
16,408 912 
56. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 4% new, 65% replies, 17% retweets, 14% quotes
16,359 851 
57. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video @voxdotcom M.A. science journalism, NYU | [email protected]
Washington, DC
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 32% new, 32% replies, 27% retweets, 9% quotes
16,297 250 
58. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 17% new, 53% replies, 15% retweets, 16% quotes
16,271 920 
59. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 50% new, 17% replies, 33% retweets, 0% quotes
15,648 795 
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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 30% new, 33% replies, 35% retweets, 2% quotes
15,570 774 
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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 32% new, 11% replies, 29% retweets, 28% quotes
15,374 839 
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
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 60/day • 19% new, 42% replies, 24% retweets, 15% quotes
15,244 865 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 88% new, 4% replies, 9% retweets, 0% quotes
14,924 956 
64. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


writes: space, science, & tech for @Engadget. books, pop culture, Star Wars/Trek, SFF for @SYFYWIRE @SYFYFangrrls @LATimesBooks. 1/2 of @DesiGeekGirls.
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 20% new, 53% replies, 13% retweets, 14% quotes
14,124 724 
65. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 32% new, 9% replies, 37% retweets, 23% quotes
14,057 698 
66. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
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67. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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68. 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
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69. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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70. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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71. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's Science Correspondent
London
theguardian.com/science
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72. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
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73. profile imageRoss Andersen
@andersen


Senior Editor at @TheAtlantic, overseeing the science, tech, and health sections; previously Deputy Editor at @aeonmag; email: ross[at]theatlantic[dot]com
Washington, DC
rossandersen.com
9 yrs, 3 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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75. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
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76. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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77. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


Co-host For @NPR's Shots blog, loving all things medical and microbial.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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78. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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79. profile imageAnanyo Bhattacharya
@Ananyo


Science correspondent for @TheEconomist. [email protected]
London
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8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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80. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
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81. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
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82. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
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83. 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, 9 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. A dilation of death.
Portland, OR
ferrisjabr.com
8 yrs, 4 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, 10 mos on Twitter
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11,055 671 
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
7 yrs, 1 mo 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, 8 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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89. profile imageMaddie Stone
@themadstone


Managing Editor @EARTH3R by @Gizmodo // Earth&Enviro science PhD // Tip me & pitch me: [email protected]
Philadelphia, PA
kinja.com/maddiestone
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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90. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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91. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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92. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
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93. profile imageRowan Hooper
@rowhoop


Creative director for @NewSciLive. PhD in evolutionary biology. Former Tokyoite & entomologist; columnist for @japantimes. First book, SUPERHUMAN, out 2018 すごい!
London
rowanhooper.contently.com
9 yrs, 1 mo 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
8 yrs, 0 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, 11 mos on Twitter
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9,384 574 
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…
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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9,357 735 
97. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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98. profile imageAndrew Jones
@AboutPhysics


About.com Physics Expert, author of String Theory for Dummies
String Theory For Dummies
Indiana
physics.about.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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9,224 650 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
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9,222 417 
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, 4 mos on Twitter
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9,191 674 
101. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
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9,185 561 
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, 4 mos on Twitter
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9,170 449 
103. profile imageLena Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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9,167 682 
104. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 18% new, 17% replies, 53% retweets, 12% quotes
9,008 585 
105. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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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
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8 yrs, 11 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, 3 mos on Twitter
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108. profile imageOliver Morton
@Eaterofsun


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


Science editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected]
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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8,340 411 
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, 8 mos on Twitter
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8,321 453 
111. profile imageTerri Hansen
@TerriHansen


#Indigenous #climate #environment journalist @YESmag @EarthIslandJrnl @IndianCountry @HighCountryNews [email protected] PGP: terrihansen.com
Portland (Winnebago Tribe)
muckrack.com/terrihansen
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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8,145 494 
112. profile imageNatalie Wolchover
@nattyover


Writer @QuantaMagazine covering physics and related things. I have a Klein bottle that contains the universe.
New York, New York
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7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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8,099 342 
113. 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
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10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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8,092 606 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
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115. 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
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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116. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
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8,013 689 
117. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
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7,931 395 
118. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
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7,883 454 
119. profile imageADR
@ArielleDRoss


Correspondent, @ViceNews @HBO • Environment/Climate • She/her/hers • Tips: [email protected], DMs • PGP https://t.co/EBjRpWTBGX
New York City (et Montréal)
instagram.com/arielledross
6 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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120. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Science journalist. Columnist for Slate.com, contributing editor at Scientific American. 2017 Nat'l Mag Award finalist. [email protected]
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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7,690 498 
121. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Science reporter at the Los Angeles Times. Joshua Tree is my happy place.
Los Angeles
latimes.com/sciencenow
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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7,642 319 
122. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
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7,449 362 
123. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 11% new, 14% replies, 71% retweets, 4% quotes
7,442 597 
124. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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7,420 388 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 24% new, 8% replies, 63% retweets, 5% quotes
7,416 340 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
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7,416 543 
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, 4 mos on Twitter
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128. 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
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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129. 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, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 20% new, 31% replies, 41% retweets, 8% quotes
7,217 399 
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 🇪🇸
elmetodo.fm
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 44% new, 21% replies, 29% retweets, 6% quotes
7,163 376 
131. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
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7,101 399 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
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7,091 496 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
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6,958 442 
134. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
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6,930 565 
135. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 35% new, 31% replies, 28% retweets, 6% quotes
6,829 391 
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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 8% new, 11% replies, 58% retweets, 23% quotes
6,810 490 
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, 7 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
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9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
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139. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
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140. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 18% new, 19% replies, 48% retweets, 14% quotes
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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, 3 mos on Twitter
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142. 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
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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143. 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…
5 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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144. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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145. profile imageAllie Wilkinson
@AllieWilkinson


Freelance science journalist. Founder of @lookslikesci. Marine biologist at heart. Member of SEJ, NASW, SCB
Washington, DC
alliewilkinson.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
6,216 540 
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, 5 mos on Twitter
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147. 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...
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Washington, DC
news.nationalgeographic.com
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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148. profile imagePeter Aldhous
@paldhous


Science. Data. Journalism. Maps. Reporter @BuzzFeedNews, lecturer @UCSC_SciCom @ucbsoj, instructor @AMI_Berkeley
San Francisco
peteraldhous.com
5 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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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
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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150. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
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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, 6 mos on Twitter
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152. profile imageAleszu Bajak
@aleszubajak


Teaching journalism @Northeastern and editing @Storybench • @Ksjatmit Fellow '14 • Founder @LatAmSci • Alum @Undarkmag @Esquire @Scifri • Peruvian-gringo
Cambridge, MA
aleszu.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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153. 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, 0 mos on Twitter
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154. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
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155. 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
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Peoria, IL, USA
tarahaelle.net
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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156. 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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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157. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
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158. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews. Email: [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com Past: @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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159. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own.
Cambridge, MA
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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160. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
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161. 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
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8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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162. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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163. profile imageI'm a mouse. Duh.
@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, 2 mos on Twitter
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164. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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165. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 61% new, 13% replies, 15% retweets, 10% quotes
5,318 361 
166. 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
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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167. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 25% new, 37% replies, 32% retweets, 6% quotes
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168. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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5,279 338 
169. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 0% replies, 65% retweets, 13% quotes
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170. profile imageRichard Van Noorden
@Richvn


News editing and reporting for Nature (@naturenews)
London
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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171. profile imageCaitlin S(cientist)
@Paleophile


Fossil lover; Senior #SciComm Specialist; #BioAnth & #EvoEd MA/PhD; #Mirzayan #scipol alumna; celiac; dog rescuer. Original Tweets = all me
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6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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172. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


Writing about climate and the environment @thinkprogress. Get in touch: [email protected]
Washington, DC
thinkprogress.org
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
5,179 255 
173. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
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