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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: 2018-Feb-23 12:28 UTC. Listed users: 186. 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 I use 'likes' for bookmarks. No endorsement implied.
Bad Astronomy
Boulder
about.me/philplait
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 18% new, 58% replies, 4% retweets, 20% quotes
621,344 12,967 
2. profile imageCarl Zimmer
@carlzimmer


@nytimes columnist. New book: 'She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity' 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 24% new, 4% replies, 71% retweets, 1% quotes
278,154 5,864 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 8% new, 49% replies, 33% retweets, 10% quotes
144,091 4,601 
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/
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 22% new, 45% replies, 29% retweets, 3% quotes
132,369 5,044 
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
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 34/day • 30% new, 11% replies, 47% retweets, 12% quotes
91,671 3,922 
6. profile imageAndy Revkin
@Revkin


Pursuing progress on a finite, fast-forward, noisy planet.The rest? Family, friends, hikes, books j.mp/revkinbooks, songs j.mp/revkinmusic
Hudson Valley, NY, USA
about.me/revkin
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day • 18% new, 17% replies, 43% retweets, 22% quotes
81,780 4,240 
7. profile imageMatthew Herper
@matthewherper


Forbes reporter covering science and medicine
New York
blogs.forbes.com/matthewherper
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 22/day • 9% new, 29% replies, 55% retweets, 7% quotes
80,042 2,873 
8. profile imageCara Santa Maria
@CaraSantaMaria


#SciComm FTW | Host of the #TalkNerdy Podcast & @SkepticsGuide Rogue | Cofounder: @SciCommCamp @NerdBrigadeLA | As seen on TV: @BillNyeSaves @NatGeoChannel
Tiny Thinkers
Los Angeles
carasantamaria.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 73% new, 13% replies, 9% retweets, 4% quotes
78,387 2,049 
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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 11% new, 18% replies, 49% retweets, 22% quotes
75,214 2,424 
10. profile imageCorey S. Powell
@coreyspowell


Science writer on @BillNyeSaves. Contributing editor at @aeonmag, @discovermag, and @AmSciMag. Science-curious.
Brooklyn, NY
discovermagazine.com/outthere
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 48% new, 39% replies, 10% retweets, 2% quotes
70,199 1,043 
11. profile imageKyle Hill
@Sci_Phile


I explore science on TV and the internet. Science editor @Nerdist. Host/EP @BecauseScience. Business: kylehill.net. Insta: Sci_Phile. LATEST VIDEO 👇🔥
Los Angeles
youtu.be/lQHcdNT1PVM
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 34% new, 58% replies, 3% retweets, 4% quotes
67,839 1,162 
12. profile imageSci Curious
@scicurious


Staff 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 42% new, 44% replies, 7% retweets, 6% quotes
59,223 2,513 
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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 55% new, 13% replies, 21% retweets, 10% quotes
47,318 1,005 
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
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 11% new, 47% replies, 25% retweets, 18% quotes
46,875 2,281 
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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 8% new, 82% replies, 7% retweets, 4% quotes
45,369 1,765 
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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 37/day • 16% new, 0% replies, 71% retweets, 13% quotes
43,386 1,026 
17. profile imageMo Costandi
@mocost


Neuroscientist/ Freelance writer. Author of NEUROPLASTICITY (MIT Press 2016) & 50 HUMAN BRAIN IDEAS (Quercus 2013) neurophilosophy.wordpress.com
London
theguardian.com/science/neurop…
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 39% new, 23% replies, 33% retweets, 6% quotes
39,435 2,157 
18. profile imageMaryn McKenna
@marynmck


@WIRED Ideas columnist, @SchusterInst fellow, journalism, books, TED | [email protected] | New: BIG CHICKEN (also PLUCKED) on antibiotics, farming, health
Big Chicken
Superbug
Beating Back the Devil
ATL, BGR, CDG
marynmckenna.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 11% new, 33% replies, 37% retweets, 18% quotes
36,612 1,894 
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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 40% new, 12% replies, 15% retweets, 32% quotes
35,615 1,357 
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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 21/day • 6% new, 47% replies, 43% retweets, 4% quotes
35,003 1,646 
21. profile imageJennifer Ouellette
@JenLucPiquant


Jen-Luc Piquant is the faux-French avatar of science writer Jennifer Ouellette. Past Gizmodo science editor. Ex-evangelical. Married to @seanmcarroll.
Me, Myself, and Why
The Best Science Writing Online 2...
The Calculus Diaries
Los Angeles, CA
jenniferouellette-writes.com
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 48% new, 4% replies, 47% retweets, 0% quotes
33,960 1,622 
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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 8% new, 13% replies, 53% retweets, 26% quotes
33,422 1,227 
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…
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 24% new, 15% replies, 53% retweets, 8% quotes
32,694 1,589 
24. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 23/day • 31% new, 5% replies, 60% retweets, 4% quotes
32,348 1,657 
25. profile imageBrian Dunning
@BrianDunning


Science writer. principlesofcuriosity.com movie; skeptoid.com science podcast since 2006; author 'Conspiracies Declassified' a.co/h3G9z6w
Conspiracies Declassified
Skeptoid 5
Skeptoid 4
The Milky Way
skeptoid.com
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 28% new, 43% replies, 18% retweets, 11% quotes
31,959 1,326 
26. profile imageVirginia Hughes
@virginiahughes


Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap. DM for Signal #
Brooklyn, NY
virginiahughes.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 44% new, 9% replies, 39% retweets, 8% quotes
31,344 1,371 
27. 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
11 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 7% new, 79% replies, 7% retweets, 6% quotes
31,141 1,812 
28. profile imageIvan Oransky
@ivanoransky


Distinguished Writer In Residence, @NYU_Journalism; co-founder, @RetractionWatch; president, @AHCJ. That's a bear cub that walked up to our window.
Northampton, MA
retractionwatch.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 80% new, 5% replies, 11% retweets, 4% quotes
31,121 1,781 
29. profile imageAriel Waldman
@arielwaldman


NASA advisor + author of amzn.to/1MFUEVC + founder of Spacehack.org + global director @ScienceHackDay + youtuber youtube.com/arielwaldman
San Francisco
arielwaldman.com
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 12% new, 49% replies, 21% retweets, 18% quotes
31,076 1,689 
30. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day • 4% new, 12% replies, 81% retweets, 2% quotes
30,433 978 
31. 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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 8% new, 33% replies, 35% retweets, 23% quotes
30,423 1,228 
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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 20% new, 53% replies, 15% retweets, 12% quotes
30,410 1,213 
33. profile imageBora Zivkovic
@BoraZ


blog.coturnix.org
Pittsboro, NC
coturnix.org
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 41/day • 54% new, 9% replies, 37% retweets, 0% quotes
30,187 2,233 
34. profile imageEric Berger
@SciGuySpace


Senior Space Editor at Ars Technica. I like rockets.
Houston, TX
arstechnica.com
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 20% new, 49% replies, 21% retweets, 10% quotes
28,311 1,512 
35. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 14% new, 51% replies, 19% retweets, 16% quotes
28,073 1,770 
36. profile imageCarin Anne Bondar
@carinbondar


PhD Biologist, Jungle Warrior, Author #WildSex & #WildMoms TV Host, TED talker, Mom. Nutjob. carinbondar.com
wacky chilliwack
carinbondar.com
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 45% new, 7% replies, 31% retweets, 18% quotes
27,584 908 
37. 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
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 5% new, 65% replies, 13% retweets, 18% quotes
27,431 1,065 
38. profile imageWTFH?
@GrrlScientist


evolutionary ecologist & ornithologist writes about science @Forbes @EvoInstitute @BirdNoteRadio Formerly @Guardian TinyLetter tinyletter.com/grrlscientist Ravenclaw
40.7619, -73.9763
about.me/grrlscientist
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 16% new, 7% replies, 74% retweets, 4% quotes
25,041 1,825 
39. profile imageAlice Bell
@alicebell


I work for a climate charity. But this is me, not them. PhD in science communication and too many years working in universities and museums.
London
climatehistories.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 28% new, 33% replies, 37% retweets, 2% quotes
24,955 1,280 
40. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 29% new, 17% replies, 45% retweets, 9% quotes
24,887 1,202 
41. profile imageAlex Bellos
@alexbellos


Maths, puzzles, football, Brazil. Latest books Football School Season 2, Puzzle Ninja
Puzzle Ninja
Football School Season 2
Can You Solve My Problems?
London
alexbellos.com
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 40% new, 27% replies, 31% retweets, 2% quotes
24,395 763 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 40% new, 13% replies, 47% retweets, 1% quotes
24,103 1,099 
43. profile imageNadia Drake
@nadiamdrake


Contributing writer @natgeo. Former ballet dancer. Slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), supernovas and spiders. Champagneophile.
Little Book of Wonders
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 22% new, 60% replies, 7% retweets, 12% quotes
23,775 778 
44. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 36% new, 33% replies, 20% retweets, 11% quotes
23,687 710 
45. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 23% new, 20% replies, 38% retweets, 19% quotes
20,754 1,230 
46. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 14% new, 3% replies, 70% retweets, 14% quotes
20,577 1,231 
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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 4% new, 69% replies, 1% retweets, 26% quotes
20,548 871 
48. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1.0/day • 14% new, 25% replies, 49% retweets, 11% quotes
19,728 728 
49. profile imageBrian Malow
@sciencecomedian


Science comedian, Earth. Available for off-world appearances, if transportation is provided. Your mileage may vary in accordance with relativity.
Raleigh, NC

9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 26% new, 30% replies, 37% retweets, 7% quotes
19,384 1,015 
50. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 23% new, 23% replies, 49% retweets, 5% quotes
19,119 889 
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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 23% new, 29% replies, 41% retweets, 8% quotes
18,348 1,009 
52. profile imageJoss Fong
@JossFong


Video @voxdotcom | [email protected]
NYC temporarily
youtube.com/playlist?list=…
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 34% new, 29% replies, 25% retweets, 12% quotes
18,341 278 
53. 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
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 41% new, 7% replies, 50% retweets, 2% quotes
18,209 848 
54. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 28% new, 35% replies, 25% retweets, 12% quotes
18,175 982 
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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 4% new, 50% replies, 25% retweets, 22% quotes
17,535 875 
56. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 18/day • 48% new, 4% replies, 33% retweets, 16% quotes
16,968 1,027 
57. profile imageAmy Harmon
@amy_harmon


New York Times reporter covering science & society. Mom of @rumblecomics
The Smallest Part
Making Faces
New York, NY
nytimes.com/by/amy-harmon
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 21% new, 26% replies, 41% retweets, 13% quotes
16,952 935 
58. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 26% new, 13% replies, 53% retweets, 6% quotes
16,738 1,038 
59. profile imageSwapna Krishna
@skrishna


Writes about space, science, tech, sci-fi for Engadget, SYFY WIRE/Fangrrls, LA Times. Star Wars + Trek nerd. 1/2 of @DesiGeekGirls. Literary agent: @annasproul.
Philly Main Line
swapnakrishna.com
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 29/day • 14% new, 61% replies, 9% retweets, 17% quotes
16,650 785 
60. profile imageSally Church
@MaverickNY


Scientist, cancer geek, Londoner, adventurer, explorer, immigrant, lover of curry, fine wine & football. Science writer @biotechstrategy, roadie @targetspodcast
Earthling
biotechstrategyblog.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 19/day • 22% new, 49% replies, 16% retweets, 12% quotes
16,644 923 
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
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 23% new, 31% replies, 27% retweets, 19% quotes
16,468 856 
62. profile imageRose Eveleth ▷▷
@roseveleth


host & producer of @flashforwardpod 〰〰 futures critic 〰〰 skeptical optimist 〰〰 shorter than you expected 〰〰 formerly @30for30 podcasts 〰〰 👽 🤖 ⚡️ 🔮 🚀
roseveleth.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day • 22% new, 33% replies, 41% retweets, 5% quotes
16,295 791 
63. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day • 40% new, 15% replies, 44% retweets, 1% quotes
15,891 803 
64. profile imageMatthew R Francis
@DrMRFrancis


Writer of physics and astronomy. Wearer of jaunty hats. Tryin' to publish a novel. Proud Rebel scum. Avatar by @ScienceComic .
Cleveland, OH
bowlerhatscience.org
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 60/day • 20% new, 46% replies, 25% retweets, 10% quotes
15,637 874 
65. profile imageSarah Cruddas
@sarahcruddas


Space journalist, broadcaster & author. New space advocate. Background in astrophysics. I love space, travel, aviation & adventure. [email protected]
Lost in Space
sarahcruddas.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 44% new, 17% replies, 27% retweets, 13% quotes
15,392 432 
66. 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
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daviddisalvo.org
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67. 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/
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
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68. 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, 7 mos on Twitter
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69. 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
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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70. profile imageMiriam Kramer
@mirikramer


Deputy science editor reporting on space for @Mashable. It's not aliens. It's never aliens. [email protected] DMs open and also a mess.
Now: NYC. Before: Tennessee.
mashable.com/category/space
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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71. profile imageHannah Devlin
@hannahdev


The Guardian's Science Correspondent
London
theguardian.com/science
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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72. profile imageAatish Bhatia
@aatishb


Science writer, physicist, tinkerer, teacher. Trying to make the most of a brief time in a wondrous universe.
aatishb.com
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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73. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
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74. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
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75. profile imageJennifer Harrison
@GeneticJen


Science communication, feminism, LGBTQIA, games, coding silly stuff. Scottish. 日本語も. I live in a library. #GirlsLikeUs. Buy me a coffee? https://t.co/7nn6hHV13p
On a mote of dust
geneticjen.com
3 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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76. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
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77. profile imageErin Biba
@erinbiba


Science Writer -- BBC, Scientific American, PopSci, WIRED, Adam Savage's Tested and others. Former Fact Checker.
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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78. profile imageBrendan Maher
@bmaher


Writer and Editor working for Nature (although views expressed here are my own).
The Dirty Jerz
nature.com/news
9 yrs, 2 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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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80. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
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81. profile imageNancy Shute
@nancyshute


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


Science correspondent for @TheEconomist. [email protected]
London
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9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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83. profile imageraecation paoletta
@PAYOLETTER


space editor, @inversedotcom. i like astrobiology, archaeology, and cats//send me tips & pitches: [email protected]
nyc/a moonlet on saturn's f ring
raepaoletta.com
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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11,970 329 
84. profile imageMaddie Stone
@themadstone


Writer, nerd, managing editor @EARTH3R. Former science editor @Gizmodo. Earth & enviro science PhD. DMs open.
Philadelphia, PA
kinja.com/maddiestone
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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85. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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86. profile imageDr. Paige Jarreau
@FromTheLabBench


Nerd. Soon to be Director of Social Media & #SciComm @LifeOmic! I'm a science blogger @LSUscience, blog researcher & social media consultant. Ask me anything!
Baton Rouge
fromthelabbench.com
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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11,585 661 
87. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
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88. profile imageFerris Jabr
@ferrisjabr


contributing writer, @NYTmag and @sciam
Portland, OR
ferrisjabr.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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89. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
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11,332 667 
90. profile imagedavid kroll
@davidkroll


Science, music, medicine writer @forbeshealth, sometimes @cenmag @indyweek. Drugs from nature (legal and not), drug safety, interactions. Gator pharmacology PhD
Durham, NC, Clarksville, VA
forbes.com/sites/davidkro…
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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91. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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92. profile imageNatalie Wolchover
@nattyover


Writer @QuantaMagazine covering the universe. We know so much; we know so little.
New York, New York
quantamagazine.org/authors/natali…
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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93. profile imageClara Moskowitz
@ClaraMoskowitz


Senior Editor at Scientific American, covering space & physics. Views expressed are my own.
New York, NY
scientificamerican.com
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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94. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
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10,805 663 
95. profile imageRobin Lloyd
@robinlloyd99


senior writer @undarkmag covering public health, contributing editor @sciam
undark.org/author/rlloyd/
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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10,644 640 
96. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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9,900 482 
97. profile imageLena Groeger
@lenagroeger


science journalist & designer, news apps developer @ProPublica. @SND @NAHJ
San Francisco, CA
lenagroeger.com
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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98. profile imageDr. David Warmflash
@CosmicEvolution


Astrobiologist, physician, newly comsnd author, evolving starstuff. Does SciComm-MedComm, esp astrobiology,origins of life, genetics,neurology,spacemed, biotech
Portland, United States
nasw.org/user-profile/d…
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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9,501 701 
99. profile imageRon Winslow
@ronwinslow


Planning next chapter after 33+ yrs at #WSJ; co-chair, LOC for #WCSJ2017; @onepeloton, hiker, skier, #golden lover, #redsox. [email protected]
Bethel, CT
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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100. profile imageErika Check Hayden
@Erika_Check


Director, @UCSC Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
erikacheck.com
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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9,478 583 
101. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
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9,416 734 
102. profile imagełopatologia
@mslopatto


Science editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected]
Oakland, California
elizabethlopatto.com
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
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9,404 439 
103. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
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9,388 409 
104. profile imageDavid Quammen
@DavidQuammen


Author of Spillover, The Song of the Dodo, and Yellowstone: A Journey.... Contributing Writer for @NatGeo.
The Tangled Tree
Yellowstone
The Chimp and the River
Bozeman, Montana
davidquammen.com
5 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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9,368 450 
105. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
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9,343 418 
106. 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, 8 mos on Twitter
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9,323 684 
107. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
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9,221 562 
108. profile imageAndrew Jones
@AboutPhysics


About.com Physics Expert, author of String Theory for Dummies
String Theory For Dummies
Indiana
physics.about.com
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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9,153 652 
109. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 14% new, 11% replies, 51% retweets, 23% quotes
9,018 586 
110. profile imageElizabeth Landau
@lizlandau


@NASAJPL Senior Storyteller. Freelance writer. Ex @CNN reporter. Likes pi. @Princeton & @Columbia grad. Views my own. RTs ≠ endorsements https://t.co/5xHZNsIBGk
Los Angeles
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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8,903 398 
111. profile imageWade Roush
@wroush


Host of @soonishpodcast, co-founder of @hubspokeaudio, puppy owner, chronicler of tech, culture, & the future. Former @KSJatMIT @Xconomy @TechReview
Twelve Tomorrows
Cambridge, MA
soonishpodcast.org
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 52% new, 11% replies, 27% retweets, 10% quotes
8,824 581 
112. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
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8,785 744 
113. profile imageCarmen Drahl
@carmendrahl


Covering chemistry and editing stories for @cenmag. Bylines @Forbes @DCist @SciAm @thinkfoodgroup. Chemistry PhD @Princeton. Tuits en inglés y español.
Washington, DC, mostly.
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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8,775 495 
114. 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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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8,675 583 
115. 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
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
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8,644 460 
116. profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum
@Sheril_


Author + Exec Dir of @SciDebate + Host of @michiganstateu's Our Table. Politics. Science. Food. Energy.
The Science of Kissing
Unscientific America
East Lansing, MI
sherilkirshenbaum.com
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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8,612 690 
117. profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross
@adrs


Correspondent, VICE News Tonight • Climate/Science • Tips: [email protected], DMs | Secure: [email protected], Signal: (718) 514-6961
New York City (et Montréal)
instagram.com/arielledross
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
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8,375 360 
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, 6 mos on Twitter
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8,283 410 
119. profile imageJohn R Platt
@johnrplatt


Environmental journalist covering endangered species, climate, pollution and related topics. Editor, @Revelator_News. Tips: jplatt @ therevelator.org
Portland, Oregon
therevelator.org
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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8,275 478 
120. profile imageHannah Waters
@hannahjwaters


Telling stories about wildlife surviving in and adapting to the Anthropocene. Pitch me: [email protected]
NYC/BK
clippings.me/hannahjwaters
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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8,268 564 
121. profile imageTerri Hansen | Indigenous
@TerriHansen


Journalist 🖊️📷 Sci Enviro Climate | Media Source | @YESmag @EarthIslandJrnl @IndianCountry @HighCountryNews [email protected] https://t.co/WcPj7hatDm
Pacific Northwest
muckrack.com/terrihansen
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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8,237 509 
122. 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
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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8,212 521 
123. profile imageBrandon Keim
@9brandon


Freelance journalist + writer | Nature, animals, science & environment | Author, The Eye of the Sandpiper goo.gl/cn6c1y | Co-founder @KittyEatsBugs
The Eye of the Sandpiper
Maine, USA
instagram.com/9brandon/
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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8,176 609 
124. profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer
@lindy2350


Science journalist. Columnist @Slate, contributing editor @SciAm, 2017 National Magazine Award finalist, 2018 Alicia Patterson fellow reporting on vaccines.
Hudson Valley, NY
melindawennermoyer.com
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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8,054 512 
125. profile imageDeborah Netburn
@DeborahNetburn


Science reporter at the Los Angeles Times. The desert is my temple.
Los Angeles
latimes.com/sciencenow
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
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8,027 330 
126. profile imageEvelyn Lamb
@evelynjlamb


Math and science writer. Complex analysis fangirl. Half of @myfavethm. Black lives matter. blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/
Salt Lake City, UT
tinyletter.com/evelynjlamb
5 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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7,941 346 
127. profile imageLuis Quevedo
@luis_quevedo


Periodista, presentador, podcaster, papá. Enamorado de la ciencia 📺 @mundomadridtm @telemadrid @cstntn24 @ntn24 🎙 @cuondapodcast 🎬 @cero 🤓
NYC 🇺🇸 MAD 🇪🇸 BCN ❤️
about.me/luisquevedo
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
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7,808 384 
128. profile imageWill Gater
@willgater


Astronomer, journalist & space geek willgater.com | willgaterastrophotography.com | instagram.com/willgater
UK
willgater.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
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7,798 396 
129. profile imageShannon Stirone
@shannonmstirone


Freelance writer. Art Historian. I like planets. Bylines @PopSci @DiscoverMag @Wired @TheAtlantic @NewRepublic, & others. Opinions are mine. 📡
shannonstirone.com
3 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 18/day • 22% new, 53% replies, 14% retweets, 11% quotes
7,724 262 
130. 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, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 15% new, 15% replies, 55% retweets, 16% quotes
7,708 371 
131. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 8% new, 20% replies, 66% retweets, 6% quotes
7,693 611 
132. profile imageKim Kowal Arcand
@kimberlykowal


Mom of 2. Science viz lead for @chandraxray; Latest book now out! 'Magnitude: The Scale of the Universe.' Opinions=my own 🛰️https://t.co/jHO1Tw8JYW
RI, USA
chandra.si.edu
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
7,693 312 
133. 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
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
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7,658 549 
134. 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
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 17% new, 13% replies, 68% retweets, 2% quotes
7,567 341 
135. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.4/day • 41% new, 15% replies, 25% retweets, 19% quotes
7,530 409 
136. profile imageMichael Moyer
@mmoyr


Deputy editor @QuantaMagazine. Fan of bicycles, sourdough, evidence. Old tweets auto-deleted.
New York
quantamagazine.org
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.1/day • 24% new, 22% replies, 34% retweets, 19% quotes
7,425 411 
137. profile imagekelly oakes
@kahoakes


science journalist for hire. previously did science at @BuzzFeedUK. email me: [email protected]
London via Oldham
kellyoak.es
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 22% new, 19% replies, 47% retweets, 12% quotes
7,417 400 
138. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 4% new, 13% replies, 75% retweets, 8% quotes
7,403 396 
139. profile imageSarah Kaplan
@sarahkaplan48


Science reporter at @washingtonpost. Lover of Brooklyn bagels, Queens baseball and good stories from everywhere. [email protected]
Washington, D.C.
washingtonpost.com/people/sarah-k…
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 24% new, 16% replies, 44% retweets, 16% quotes
7,272 315 
140. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 36% new, 35% replies, 19% retweets, 10% quotes
7,198 500 
141. profile imageSarah Zhang
@sarahzhang


staff writer @TheAtlantic, eukaryote, email: szhang AT theatlantic
DC
sarzha.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 38% new, 35% replies, 13% retweets, 13% quotes
7,179 297 
142. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 7% new, 13% replies, 74% retweets, 6% quotes
7,133 449 
143. profile imageJason Davis
@jasonrdavis


Science writer for @exploreplanets trying to spread the PB&J (passion, beauty & joy) of space exploration.
Tucson, AZ
planetary.org/about/staff/ja…
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 30% new, 39% replies, 25% retweets, 8% quotes
7,064 421 
144. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 28% new, 33% replies, 21% retweets, 18% quotes
7,000 396 
145. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 24% new, 30% replies, 39% retweets, 6% quotes
6,961 425 
146. profile imageNicholas St. Fleur
@SciFleur


Award-winning science journalist. Covering archaeology, paleontology, space and quirky animal stories. Passionate about diversity in STEM. @nytimes
[email protected]
nytimes.com/by/nicholas-st…
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 1% new, 14% replies, 85% retweets, 0% quotes
6,957 319 
147. 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
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 69% new, 15% replies, 13% retweets, 3% quotes
6,934 561 
148. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 24% new, 3% replies, 60% retweets, 13% quotes
6,883 480 
149. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 22% new, 24% replies, 41% retweets, 12% quotes
6,759 457 
150. 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, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 11% new, 29% replies, 40% retweets, 20% quotes
6,679 268 
151. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 93% new, 4% replies, 3% retweets, 0% quotes
6,661 417 
152. profile imagePhilip Ball
@philipcball


Author, writer and broadcaster, mostly about science. Books include The Music Instinct, Curiosity, Critical Mass. Obsessed by (too) many things.
The Water Kingdom
Patterns in Nature
Invisible
London, UK
philipball.co.uk
4 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 14% new, 52% replies, 17% retweets, 17% quotes
6,641 261 
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
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 68% new, 9% replies, 17% retweets, 6% quotes
6,593 402 
154. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 64% new, 11% replies, 17% retweets, 8% quotes
6,543 415 
155. 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, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.6/day • 53% new, 17% replies, 25% retweets, 6% quotes
6,541 356 
156. profile imageJeanne Garbarino
@JeanneGarb


Directs @RockEDU_ Science Outreach at @RockefellerUniv. Social justice & STEM education. Biochemist. Mom. Product of The Bronx. Aspires to be Leslie Knope.
NYC
rockefeller.edu/outreach/
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 11% new, 51% replies, 27% retweets, 12% quotes
6,369 353 
157. profile imagePeter Aldhous
@paldhous


Science. Data. Journalism. Maps. Reporter @BuzzFeedNews, lecturer @UCSC_SciCom @ucbsoj, instructor @AMI_Berkeley
San Francisco
peteraldhous.com
5 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 30% new, 8% replies, 42% retweets, 20% quotes
6,343 522 
158. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 87% new, 4% replies, 7% retweets, 2% quotes
6,326 397 
159. profile imageAleszu Bajak
@aleszubajak


Science journalist • Teach and manage grad programs @NUjournalism • Fellow @Ksjatmit • Founder @Storybench @LatAmSci • Alum @Undarkmag @Scifri • Peruvian-gringo
Cambridge, MA
aleszu.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 34% new, 7% replies, 51% retweets, 8% quotes
6,302 397 
160. 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 Changing States (Science A...
Energy Exchange (Science Alliance...
Peoria, IL, USA
tarahaelle.net
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 10/day • 12% new, 28% replies, 56% retweets, 4% quotes
6,295 416 
161. profile imageNatasha Geiling
@ngeiling


Writing about climate and the environment @thinkprogress. Get in touch: [email protected]
Washington, DC
thinkprogress.org
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 38% new, 32% replies, 9% retweets, 21% quotes
6,260 288 
162. 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, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 20% new, 57% replies, 15% retweets, 8% quotes
6,241 235 
163. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 35% new, 19% replies, 39% retweets, 8% quotes
6,234 541 
164. profile imageLisa Grossman
@astrolisa


Astronomy reporter at Science News, lifelong astronomy nerd. Ideas my own. She/her/hers
Cambridge, MA
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 19% new, 47% replies, 17% retweets, 17% quotes
6,216 373 
165. profile imageKathleen (Frey) 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 41% new, 5% replies, 51% retweets, 4% quotes
6,089 360 
166. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day • 6% new, 24% replies, 67% retweets, 4% quotes
6,079 445 
167. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 32% new, 0% replies, 61% retweets, 8% quotes
6,031 437 
168. profile imageNidhi Subbaraman
@NidhiSubs


Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews. Email: [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com Past: @BostonGlobe @NBCNews
Washington, DC
nidhisubbaraman.com
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 23% new, 7% replies, 55% retweets, 15% quotes
6,028 393 
169. 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, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 59% new, 1% replies, 39% retweets, 1% quotes
5,825 326 
170. 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, 4 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 36% new, 9% replies, 49% retweets, 7% quotes
5,804 291 
171. profile imageJohn McQuaid
@johnmcquaid


Journalist. Author of Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat
Tasty
Tasty
City Adrift
Silver Spring, MD, USA
tastybook.net
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day • 37% new, 25% replies, 18% retweets, 20% quotes
5,720 629 
172. profile imageEmily Mullin
@emilylmullin


Associate editor, @techreview. I write about how technology is changing health and medicine. Send tips and CRISPR news to: [email protected]
Washington, D.C.
technologyreview.com/profile/emily-…
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 34% new, 33% replies, 29% retweets, 4% quotes
5,677 317 
173. profile imageRichard Van Noorden
@Richvn


Features editor for Nature (@naturenews)
London
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 6% new, 57% replies, 26% retweets, 11% quotes
5,610 236 
174. 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, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.7/day • 52% new, 27% replies, 22% retweets, 0% quotes
5,532 303 
175. profile imageTanya Lewis
@tanyalewis314


Assistant News Editor @SciAm. 'I learn less and less about more and more until I know nothing about everything.' Tweets are my own opinion.
New York
tanyaalewis.com
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 13% new, 10% replies, 58% retweets, 19% quotes
5,464 185 
176. profile imageCaitlin S, PhD
@Paleophile


Fossil lover; #SciComm Specialist; #HumanOrigins & #SciEd #DBER MA/PhD; Alumna: @Columbia @ASU @MirzayanFellow; #scipol; celiac; dog rescuer. Opinions = all me
OH➡NJ➡️NYC➡️AZ➡️DC and MD
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 32/day • 10% new, 37% replies, 32% retweets, 20% quotes
5,460 418 
177. profile imageAkshat Rathi
@AkshatRathi


I free trapped ideas. Cover science, energy, and environment for @qz. Chemistry PhD, @UniofOxford.
London
akshatrathi.com
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 11/day • 37% new, 26% replies, 31% retweets, 6% quotes
5,428 339 
178. 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, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 18% new, 0% replies, 76% retweets, 6% quotes
5,421 328 
179. profile imageAsh Jogalekar
@curiouswavefn


Ash writes about chemistry and the history and philosophy of science at The Curious Wavefunction. He likes to run and listen to classical music.
San Francisco, CA
wavefunction.fieldofscience.com
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 26% new, 45% replies, 25% retweets, 4% quotes
5,405 280 
180. profile imageEwen Callaway
@ewencallaway


Immigrant/world citizen. Senior reporter @NatureNews. I ♥ Neandertals. Opinions and ♥ are my own.
London
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 2/day • 26% new, 25% replies, 44% retweets, 6% quotes
5,404 332 
181. profile imageHillary Rosner
@hillaryrosner


Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
hillaryr.net
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 1/day • 62% new, 13% replies, 13% retweets, 12% quotes
5,375 363 
182. profile imageEmily
@seelix


Science communicator. Currently cosplaying as a functional human being.
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 13/day • 16% new, 32% replies, 48% retweets, 5% quotes
5,362 381 
183. profile imageScott Anderson
@NotchByNotch


Please follow me at my new twitter address: @psychobiotic
Hudson, Ohio
NotchByNotch.com
5 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 5/day • 100% new, 0% replies, 0% retweets, 0% quotes
5,249 125 
184. profile imageMeg Rosenburg
@trueanomalies


planetary science PhD | #scicomm & #histSTM | freelancer, filmmaker, podcaster | megrosenburg.com | And what you do, do it unfeignedly.
Somerville, MA
megrosenburg.com
5 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 12% new, 24% replies, 51% retweets, 13% quotes
5,165 322 
185. profile imageDarryl Fears
@bydarrylfears


WaPo national reporter covering the environment. LA Times, Atlanta Constitution & Detroit Freep alum. HU Bison. Track&Field fanatic. wapo.st/1nlOXLF,
DC
washingtonpost.com
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 40% new, 7% replies, 37% retweets, 16% quotes
5,153 461 
186. profile imageBob Finn
@bobfinn


Medical and Science Journalist. Senior Managing Editor, Univadis Original Content, Aptus Health univadis.com
Pleasant Hill, CA
bobfinn.net
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day • 15% new, 9% replies, 43% retweets, 33% quotes
5,133 380