Professional Science Writers' Favorite Twitter Feeds

Updated: 2017-May-11 12:33 UTC. Listed feeds: 300. A feed's score is the percentage of Professional Science Writers on Twitter following it, and dark shading indicates the feed belongs to a member of that list. Switch to collage. List only feeds under 5,000 followers. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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1.profile imageEd Yong

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
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
113,682 88.1%
2.profile imageCarl Zimmer

@nytimes columnist, @statnews national correspondent Talks: prhspeakers.com/speaker/carl-z… Newsletter tinyletter.com/carlzimmer carl -at- carlzimmer dot com
A Planet of Viruses
Evolution: Making Sense of Life
Study Guide for Evolution
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
276,236 82.1%
3.profile imageVirginia Hughes

Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap. Tips to: [email protected]
Brooklyn, NY
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
28,621 81.5%
4.profile imageDeborah Blum

Book author, Science journalist, blogger, and director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.
The Best American Science and Nat...
Love at Goon Park
The Poisoner's Handbook
Cambridge, MA
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
29,013 80.1%
5.profile imageMaggie Koerth-Baker

Professional nerd and question asker. Senior Science Reporter at @FiveThirtyEight. Nieman Fellow. DM for Signal. PGP: CC1F 3A12 FFF4 B730 7D44 E18A B2CD C60B
Before the Lights Go Out
Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing
Minneapolis, MN
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
26,366 80.1%
6.profile imageDavid 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
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
32,334 78.8%
7.profile imageLaura Helmuth

Health, science & environment editor at @washingtonpost. President of National Association @ScienceWriters. Was @NatGeo @Slate @SmithsonianMag @NewsFromScience
Washington DC
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
19,992 76.8%
8.profile imageAlexandra Witze

Correspondent for Nature. Tip securely: witzescience at gmail (PGP: C789 E4A2 E54A CC71 789E FD68 CE6F 1ED6 007D 3682) or awitze at protonmail.
Island on Fire
Boulder, CO
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
16,859 76.2%
9.profile imageIvan Oransky

Distinguished Writer In Residence, @NYU_Journalism; co-founder, @RetractionWatch; editor at large, @medpagetoday; columnist, @statnews; VP, @AHCJ
New York and Northampton, MA
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
29,968 75.5%
10.profile imageMaryn McKenna

Journalist, @SchusterInst senior fellow, TED speaker. Public health, global health, food policy. Secure mail: [email protected]
Big Chicken
Beating Back the Devil
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
33,745 72.8%
11.profile imageNature News&Comment

Science news & opinion from the news team at Nature, the weekly journal of #science. Get our daily newsletter: go.nature.com/dailynews
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
1,703,113 72.2%
12.profile imageDave Mosher

Baby daddy. Journalist. Science & tech correspondent at @businessinsider. @healthnewsrevu-er. Previously: @[email protected] Gaffes = mine. RT = 🤔 Dogs = the best.
New York, NY
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
19,386 72.2%
13.profile imageAlexis C. Madrigal

On a short Twitter hiatus. Back writing about technology at @TheAtlantic May 15.
Oakland, CA
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
200,384 70.9%
14.profile imageSteve Silberman

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.
San Francisco
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
78,394 70.2%
15.profile imageJennifer Ouellette

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
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
32,931 69.5%
16.profile imageAndy 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
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
79,679 68.9%
17.profile imageMariette DiChristina

Editor in Chief & Senior VP, @sciam. Director, Editorial & Publishing, Magazines, Nature Research. All opinions expressed are my own. RTs are not endorsements.
New York
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
19,728 68.9%
18.profile imageBrendan Maher

Writer and Editor working for Nature (although views expressed here are my own).
The Dirty Jerz
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
12,194 68.2%
19.profile imageBethany Brookshire

#Science education writer @SNStudents, writer at @ScienceNews, podcaster @sci4thepeople. Opinions my own. In my free time, I run long distances.
Science Blogging
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
55,156 66.9%
20.profile imageSeth Mnookin

I wrote books and articles and am the director of @MIT_SciWrite. website: sethmnookin.com.
The Panic Virus
Feeding the Monster
Hard News
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
35,589 66.9%
21.profile image(((John Rennie)))

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
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
8,988 66.9%
22.profile imageScientific American

Founded in 1845, Scientific American is the authoritative source for the science discoveries and technology innovations that matter.
New York City, NY, USA
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
2,658,541 66.2%
23.profile imageRobin Lloyd

Journalist, editrix at large
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
10,315 66.2%
24.profile imageBrian Switek

Distant cousin of T. rex. Author of My Beloved Brontosaurus, Written in Stone, &c. @SciAmBlogs writer. Furry self: @RileyBlackCat
The T Rex Handbook
Prehistoric Predators
My Beloved Brontosaurus
Where the fossils are.
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
23,955 64.9%
25.profile imageNadia Drake

Contributing writer @natgeo. Hotel soap connoisseur. Former ballet dancer. Slightly obsessed with planets (and MOONS), supernovas and spiders. Champagneophile.
Little Book of Wonders
San Francisco, CA
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
16,791 64.2%
26.profile imageAmy Harmon

New York Times reporter covering science & society. Mom of @rumblecomics
Making Faces
New York, NY
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
15,689 64.2%
27.profile imageEmily Anthes

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
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
6,926 64.2%
28.profile imageThomas Levenson

Author, The Hunt for Vulcan and Newton and the Counterfeiter; writer and professor of Science Writing at MIT; occasional @GlobeIdeas columnist.
Cambridge, MA
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
11,691 63.6%
29.profile imageJonathan Eisen

Prof. @UCDavis; Guardian of Microbial Diversity; fan of #OpenScience #STEMDiversity #RedSox #Barca; not fan of #microbiomania #yammm; head of microbe.net
Davis, CA
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
45,259 62.9%
30.profile imageLizNeeley

Mixing a love of science, storytelling, journalism, & #scicomm studies with a passion for gorgeous design. Executive Director of The Story Collider
Washington DC area
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
14,301 62.9%
31.profile imageChristie Aschwanden

Lead writer for science @FiveThirtyEight Evidence-based journalist, book critic, essayist. My parties have dancing. christieaschwanden.com
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
10,004 62.9%
32.profile imageAlan Boyle

Aerospace and science editor @GeekWire. Longtime blogger @CosmicLog. Author of "The Case for Pluto." Links/RTs ≠ endorsements
The Case for Pluto
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
30,688 62.3%
33.profile imageDan Vergano

BuzzFeed News science desk in Washington D.C. Contact: [email protected] PGP key: tinyurl.com/glfk7xo Secure tips: contact.buzzfeed.com
Washington, DC
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
16,195 62.3%
34.profile imageWIRED Science

Bringing the radiothermally generated heat. The team: @KatieMPalmer, @StocktonSays, @MeganMolteni, and @MrMattSimon.
San Francisco, California
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
2,041,756 61.6%
35.profile imageDavid Biello

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
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
13,096 61.6%
36.profile imageBarack Obama

Dad, husband, President, citizen.
Washington, DC
10 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
87,924,953 60.9%
37.profile imageChristopher Mims

Technology columnist at @WSJ. Lapsed Texan.
Baltimore, MD
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
63,379 60.9%
38.profile imageCorey S. Powell

Science editor at @aeonmag. Contributing editor and blogger at @discovermag. Contributing editor at @AmSciMag. Science-curious.
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
28,924 60.9%
39.profile imageEmily Willingham🏁

Journalist. Forbes contributor. Expatriated Texan. Cranky but cheerful. Has boyish haircut. Probably supports feminism.
The World
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
11,470 60.9%
40.profile imagePaul Raeburn

Journalist, author, podcaster. Passionate about journalism.
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
3,982 60.9%
41.profile imageNYT Science

Science, Environment, Space and Cosmos. Sign up for the Science Times email newsletter: nyti.ms/20Qgv3s
New York, NY
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
1,102,238 60.3%
42.profile imageRebecca Skloot

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
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
46,039 60.3%
43.profile imageKatherine H. Courage

Science writer. @SciAm. @CSUNaturalSci. Etc. Author of OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R & forthcoming book about the microbiome + food. Runner. Gardener. Nerd.
Longmont, CO
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
9,138 60.3%
44.profile imageBrooke Borel

Science journalist. Author of Infested and The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking. Secure email: [email protected]
The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checkin...
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
6,984 60.3%
45.profile imageNeil deGrasse Tyson

New York City
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
7,383,464 59.6%
46.profile imageRachel Feltman

Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Previously: made a blog @washingtonpost // Cries over space robots. [email protected]
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
16,597 59.6%
47.profile imageRose Eveleth 🚀

shorter than you expected 〰〰 host & producer of @flashforwardpod 〰〰 now making @30for30 podcasts at @espn 〰〰 Susie Derkins grown up 🔮🌀⚡️
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
14,593 59.6%
48.profile imageJohn Timmer

Chief science wrangler for Ars Technica. Writes, edits, and teaches science communications.
The big city
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
9,246 59.6%
49.profile imageThe Open Notebook

Writer interviews, topical features, pitch database & more. The Open Notebook tells the stories behind the best science stories. theopennotebook.com
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
6,388 59.6%
50.profile imageDan Fagin

Professing sci. journalism, directing #SHERP @ NYU. Author of Toms River, 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction. Butterfly chaser. Discontinue if irritation occurs.
Toms River
Toxic Deception
New York
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
6,198 59.6%
51.profile imagePhil Plait

SCIENCE! I love this stuff. My blog RSS feed: blastr.com/tags/bad-astro…
Bad Astronomy
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
579,885 58.9%
52.profile imageSean Carroll

Physicist and author at Caltech. Married to @JenLucPiquant. Poetic naturalist. Asking questions of the universe, hoping they're the right ones. See also @wiawm.
Los Angeles
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
98,707 58.9%
53.profile imageAnnalee Newitz

Tech culture editor at Ars Technica. Founder of io9. Author of the novel Autonomous, coming Sept. 2017. It's about pirates and robots.
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
She's Such a Geek
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
27,187 58.9%
54.profile imageMichael Moyer

Deputy editor @QuantaMagazine. Fan of bicycles, evidence. Old tweets auto-deleted.
New York
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
7,156 58.9%
55.profile imagePeter Aldhous

Science. Data. Journalism. Maps. Reporter @BuzzFeedNews, lecturer scicom.ucsc.edu @ucbsoj, instructor @AMI_Berkeley
San Francisco
4 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
5,690 58.9%
56.profile imageNancy Shute

Co-host For @NPR's Shots blog, loving all things medical and microbial.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
11,816 58.3%
57.profile imageAmos Zeeberg

Freelance science and technology journalist. No job is too big; no fee is too big.
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
2,582 58.3%
58.profile imageScience Friday

Brain fun for curious people. Hosted by @iraflatow, from @PRI.
New York, New York
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
762,326 57.6%
59.profile imageChris Mooney

Energy and environment writer at @washingtonpost, also tweeting at @postgreen.
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
26,691 57.0%
60.profile imageAdam Rogers

Deputy Editor/Wired. Science and geekery. Author of Proof: The Science of Booze. Ambassador of swig. Dean of a school in a dystopian future. So Elijah Baley.
Proof: The Science of Booze
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
12,932 57.0%
61.profile imageEric Michael Johnson

Award-winning science writer, scholar, simian. The Primate Diaries (@primatediaries), Slate and Scientific American. E-mail: [email protected]
Vancouver, BC
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
6,868 57.0%
62.profile imageNew Scientist

The best place to find out what’s new in science – and why it matters. To subscribe go to: https://t.co/nsC9MjQzmh
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
2,800,843 56.3%
63.profile imageJoanne Manaster

Read Science! host, book lover, biology lecturer, former international model, STEM advocate. Mashable says my tweets will make you smarter
University of Illinois-Urbana
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
60,590 56.3%
64.profile imageLee Billings

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
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
7,261 56.3%
65.profile imageKaren James

Rogue scientist (DNA barcoding, nanopore sequencing, #citizenscience), outdoorswoman, astronaut hopeful, intersectional feminist, all works in progress
Bar Harbor, Maine, USA
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
25,422 55.6%
66.profile imageFerris Jabr

A writer. A transfigured remnant of stars. An elaborate shell for DNA. A self-aware lump of electric jelly narrating its own bewilderment. A dilation of death.
Portland, OR
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
10,940 55.6%
67.profile imageDavid Quammen

Author of Spillover, The Song of the Dodo, and Yellowstone: A Journey.... Contributing Writer for @NatGeo.
The Chimp and the River
Bozeman, Montana
4 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
8,982 55.6%
68.profile imageBen Lillie

Director of The Story Collider (@story_collider). Scientist-turned-storyteller, former writer for TED. benlillie.com
New York, NY
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
7,070 55.6%
69.profile imageHillary Rosner

Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
5,162 55.6%
70.profile imageKatie Mack

(a.k.a. Dr Katherine J Mack) astrophysicist, occasional freelance science writer, connoisseur of airplane food
Melbourne, Australia, or not
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
135,986 55.0%
71.profile imageChristie Wilcox

Author of Venomous (amzn.to/1Y9WwIm) & Science Sushi (bit.ly/1SOOe5F); PhD in Cell & Molec Bio w/ a spec. in Eco, Evo & Conservation Bio
Washington, USA
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
18,753 55.0%
72.profile imageCristine Russell

Science, enviro, health writer; Council for Advancement of Science Writing (CASW) past-pres; fretting feminist + film buff. Harvard Kennedy School fellow
CT, Cambridge, wherever
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
5,777 55.0%
73.profile imageRobert Lee Hotz

I cover science matters for The Wall Street Journal
New York
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
5,094 55.0%
74.profile imageKate Wong

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, 5 mos on Twitter
10,634 54.3%
75.profile imageCurtis Brainard

@SciAm Digital Content Manager | President @WFSJ
New York
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter until last tweet (2015-Aug-30)
3,385 54.3%
76.profile imageEmily Lakdawalla

Senior Editor & Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist, writer, public speaker. Writing a book on Curiosity mission. Asteroid 274860.
Pasadena, CA
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
129,455 53.6%
77.profile imageDNLee

#NewProf, Mammalogist, Diversity & Access to STEM, Unapologetically Intersectional, Mama Panyabuku, TED Fellow, NatGeo Emerging Explorer
Midwest, US; Tanzania, Africa
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
22,157 53.6%
78.profile imageNasty Kate Clancy

Associate professor at the University of Illinois, biological anthropologist, ladybusiness expert, mother, roller derby athlete.
Urbana, IL
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
10,251 53.6%
79.profile imageAlok Jha

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
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
29,882 53.0%
80.profile imageKathleen Raven

Science writer, Yale Medicine // voice behind @YaleMed // Formerly @BioPharmInsight @Reuters_Health @NatureMedicine // stem cells // Put your disclaimer here:
New Haven, CT
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
5,936 53.0%
81.profile imageColin Schultz

News editor @HakaiMagazine. Pitch me a story: Someone doing something for a reason. Don't pitch me press releases. [email protected]
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
4,862 53.0%
82.profile imageAatish Bhatia

Science writer, physicist, tinkerer, teacher. Pro checks & balances. Trying to make the most of a brief time in a wondrous universe.
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
12,387 52.3%
83.profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer

Science journalist focusing on microbes, food & the brain; Columnist for Slate.com & Self.com; 2017 Nat'l Magazine Award finalist.
Hudson Valley, NY
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
7,224 52.3%
84.profile imageDiscover Magazine

The best science magazine, in print and online
Between gluons and galaxies
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
1,091,161 51.7%
85.profile imageScience Magazine

The world's leading outlet for cutting-edge research in all areas of science. Follow @NewsfromScience for stories from our news team.
Washington, DC & Cambridge, UK
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
966,785 51.7%
86.profile imageJason G. Goldman

Science journalist. Wildlife reporter. Bylines @SciAm @BBC_Future @BBCEarth @KCET & more. @SciCommCamp & @NerdBrigadeLA co-founder. Scientist to the stars.
Science Blogging
Los Angeles
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
15,282 51.7%
87.profile imageMatthew Herper

Forbes reporter covering science and medicine
New York
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
72,989 51.0%
88.profile imageSTAT

Reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine. Get ahead of the day's news with our newsletters: statnews.com/signup
1 yr, 9 mos on Twitter
55,740 51.0%
89.profile imageMary Roach

I write books, most recently GRUNT: The Curious Science of Humans at War. Also: STIFF, GULP, PACKING FOR MARS, BONK. and SPOOK.
My Planet
Oakland, CA • author
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
26,286 51.0%
90.profile imageDavid Kroll

Contributing writer @forbeshealth @cenmag @indyweek. Drugs from nature, drug safety & interactions. PhD, Pharmacology & Therapeutics. [email protected]
Durham, NC • Clarksville, VA
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
11,040 51.0%
91.profile imageMatt Shipman

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
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
6,768 51.0%
92.profile imageAzeen Ghorayshi

science reporter @BuzzFeedNews // fairly certain I've watched more fly sex than you // email me [email protected]
6 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
4,933 51.0%
93.profile imageCharles Choi

I write about what happens at the edge of the world as we know it -- the area lying between the unknown and the impossible.
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
3,538 51.0%
94.profile imageMaria Popova

Reader, writer.
Brooklyn, NY
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
737,012 50.3%
95.profile imageScienceWriters

With more than 2,000 members, the National Association of Science Writers fosters the dissemination of accurate information regarding science.
Berkeley, CA
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
19,742 50.3%
96.profile imageseth borenstein

Associated Press science writer. [email protected] I cover Earth & other sciences, disasters & more. Dad, BoSox fan. Teach at NYU/DC ap.org/tips/
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
10,628 50.3%
97.profile imageErika Check Hayden

Director, @UCSC Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
9,169 50.3%
98.profile imageHannah Waters

science & environmental writer. editor @audubonsociety. Likes birds, rocks, plants, the ocean, words, artifacts. chicka dee dee dee dee dee
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
7,216 50.3%
99.profile imageAmanda Moon

Director of the Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux book imprint; Senior Editor, Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
4,323 50.3%
100.profile imageGuardian Science

Science, health and environment news from the @Guardian. Plus, independent comment and analysis from our network of expert science bloggers
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
1,029,452 49.7%
101.profile imageThe NPR Science Desk

Science news, commentary and conversation from NPR.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
244,686 49.7%
102.profile imageAnanyo Bhattacharya

Science correspondent for @TheEconomist. [email protected]
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
11,536 49.7%
103.profile imageBetsy Mason

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
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
8,724 49.7%
104.profile imagesimon frantz

Managing Editor, Features BBC.com. Formerly: @BBC_Future, @nobelprize, @NatRevDrugDisc. Views expressed are my own.
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
3,900 49.7%
105.profile imageNASA

Explore the universe and discover our home planet with @NASA. We usually post in EDT (UTC-4).
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
23,449,358 49.0%
106.profile imageJay Rosen

I teach journalism and direct the Studio 20 program at NYU, critique the press, try to grasp digital logic. 'Ambassador' for @decorrespondent's expansion to US.
New York City [email protected]
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
206,696 49.0%
107.profile imageNieman Lab

We are the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard. We're trying to figure out the future of news.
Cambridge, Mass.
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
266,221 48.3%
108.profile imageIan Sample

The Guardian's Science editor, planet's worst surfer and author of Massive, shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Science Book Prize.
I live by the river
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
46,739 48.3%
109.profile imageMo Costandi

Neuroscientist, writer. Author of NEUROPLASTICITY (MIT Press 2016) & 50 HUMAN BRAIN IDEAS (Quercus 2013) | neurophilosophy.wordpress.com instagram.com/mocostandi/
London/ Oxford
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
37,090 48.3%
110.profile imageMaria Konnikova

Writer @newyorker. Author, The Confidence Game (amzn.to/2n8vs3G), Mastermind (amzn.to/2o6R9jA). Host @thegriftpodcast. nyr.kr/1OeqI3D
New York, NY
5 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
26,564 48.3%
111.profile imageMatthew R Francis

Writer of science, fiction, and comics. Wearer of jaunty hats. Social Justice Doof Warrior. Avatar by @ScienceComic . Will science for food.
Yavin 4
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
14,239 48.3%
112.profile imageRoss 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
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
11,535 48.3%
113.profile imageMarc Abrahams

editor of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine, organizer of the Ig Nobel Prizes. Also see: @ImprobResearch
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
9,018 48.3%
114.profile imagekelly oakes

Science Editor, @BuzzFeedUK | send me things: [email protected]
London via Oldham
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
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115.profile image(((Philip Yam)))

Science editor, writer. Editor-in-Chief, Simons Foundation & President, AAJA-NY. Former @SciAm managing editor. Book author. My views
New York
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
4,040 48.3%
116.profile imageFred Guterl

Journalist, writer, editor @NYTMag (interim), former exec editor @sciam, former @newsweek editor, author of Fate of the Species.
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
4,002 48.3%
117.profile imageNational Geographic

Since its inception nearly 130 years ago, the core purpose of National Geographic has been to further the knowledge and awareness of our world.
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
17,265,240 47.7%
118.profile imageMichael Eisen

The #resistance will be footnoted - personal account of @SenatorPhd (my conflicts bit.ly/1npOeyU)
37° 14′ 6″ N, 115° 48′ 40″ W
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
23,722 47.7%
119.profile imageBrian Malow

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

8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
18,757 47.7%
120.profile imageLou Woodley

Community Engagement @trelliscience & Program Director @AAAS Community Engagement Fellows #CEFP2017. Lives in the UX. #OpenScience, #SciComm, squirrels!🐿
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
11,580 47.7%
121.profile imageMichelle Nijhuis

Writer @NatGeoMag, blogger @NewYorker, consigliere @HighCountryNews; author The Science Writers' Essay Handbook, amzn.to/1nHr7zC. Proud mom @GirlBilbo.
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Columbia River Gorge
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
5,773 47.7%
122.profile imageRobin Marantz Henig

Science journalist, immediate past prez of NASW @sciencewriters, co-author with my daughter @scootes of TWENTYSOMETHING bit.ly/YRkv3V
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
2,425 47.7%
123.profile imageSiri Carpenter

Freelance writer and editor, co-founder of @open_notebook, runner, bicyclist, reader, form-filler-outer.
Madison, Wisconsin
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,359 47.7%
124.profile imageBrandon Keim

Freelance journalist and writer | Science, nature, animals & ideas | Author of The Eye of the Sandpiper a.co/7fC6QsI | Co-founder @KittyEatsBugs
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Metro DC & Maine
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
8,032 47.0%
125.profile imageTim De Chant

Science journalism for the public good at @NOVApbs and @PerSquareMile.
Cambridge, MA
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,257 47.0%
126.profile imageben goldacre

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Oxford, England
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
480,371 46.4%
127.profile imageJoe Hanson

Ph.D. biologist, host/writer/creator of @okaytobesmart from @PBSDS, and addicted to wonder. Not an actual LEGO. Instagram: DrJoeHanson
Austin, TX
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
27,179 46.4%
128.profile imageEwen Callaway

Immigrant/world citizen. Senior reporter @NatureNews. I ♥ Neandertals. Opinions and ♥ are my own. For rants about beer, cycling & Tottenham see @MacintoshEwen.
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
5,190 46.4%
129.profile imageErik Vance

Easily distracted science writer. Writer of magazine stories and author of the book Suggestible You with National Geographic.
Mexico City
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
3,311 46.4%
130.profile imageNate Silver

Editor-in-Chief, @FiveThirtyEight. Author, The Signal and the Noise (amzn.to/QdyFYV). Sports/politics/food geek.
New York
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
2,243,181 45.7%
131.profile imageNautilus

A magazine on science, culture, and philosophy for the intellectually curious
Science Connected
5 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
52,046 45.7%
132.profile imageDavid Bradley

Science writer, author, photographer, songwriter, musician. Songs | Snaps | Science
Cambridge, UK
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
45,977 45.7%
133.profile imageUndark Magazine

Truth, Beauty, Science.
Cambridge, MA
1 yr, 7 mos on Twitter
4,833 45.7%
134.profile imageAmy Maxmen

Journalist covering evolution, biotech and everything in between for Nature. Former freelancer at Newsweek, NY Times, Wired and other outlets. Views are my own.
East Bay/Cali
6 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
3,687 45.7%
135.profile imageCharles Seife

Journalist, author, NYU professor, debunker of 'alternative facts'
New York City
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
2,838 45.7%
136.profile imageMaia Szalavitz

Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
Unbroken Brain
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New York
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
15,010 45.0%
137.profile imageRaychelle Burks

#Chemistry Blackademic in the Ivory Tower. Left Coaster in the Lone Star. Sarcastic & silly. Tweets = personal ≠ professional. Rollin' with @CurlyHairMafia
Middle of Nowhere
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
11,684 45.0%
138.profile imageSusannah Locke

Special projects editor @voxdotcom, formerly @PopSci, blogger of Star Trek haikus. [email protected]
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,989 45.0%
139.profile imageErin Podolak

Science Writer for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Lehigh University and UW-Madison alum. Polar Bear enthusiast.
Boston, MA
6 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
2,930 45.0%
140.profile imageJennifer Bogo

Science journalist. Penguin enthusiast. Fan of Mars habitats but think Earth is worth saving. Deputy editor at @audubonmag. Formerly orbited @popsci @popmech.
New York
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
2,658 45.0%
141.profile imageProPublica

Pursuing stories with moral force. Here's how to leak to us: propub.li/2hoDS2G. Also follow @ProPublicaIL. We'll be there soon.
New York, NY
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
656,156 44.4%
142.profile imageJad Abumrad

I make Radiolab and some music too. When I tweet it's just me.
Brooklyn, NY
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
318,088 44.4%
143.profile imageDr. Kiki Sanford

Science ninjas unite!
Portland, OR
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
204,807 44.4%
144.profile imageVaughan Bell

Neuroscientist and senior clinical lecturer at UCL. Clinical psychologist in the NHS. Occasional writer. Interested in people. Views my own.
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
40,388 44.4%
145.profile imageHelen Branswell

I report on infectious diseases & global health for @statnews, a Boston-based health news website. I block rude. #Zika, #Ebola, #MERS, #polio, #flu #AMR. 🇨🇦
Boston, MA
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
19,164 44.4%
146.profile imageKaryn Traphagen

Cultivating Curiosity.
Durham, NC
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
6,333 44.4%
147.profile imageGeoff Brumfiel

I'm an editor for @nprscience. Also into nukes. I've got my own Geiger counter and everything.
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
6,188 44.4%
148.profile imageSteve Mirsky

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
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
5,822 44.4%
149.profile imageNicholas St. Fleur

Science journalist for @nytimes. Interested in #archaeology, #paleontology, #citizenscience and quirky science stories. Passionate about STEM diversity.
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4 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
5,802 44.4%
150.profile imageRachel Nuwer

Freelance science journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo, BBC and others. Writing a book on illegal wildlife trade.
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
5,071 44.4%
151.profile imageCharlie Petit

Founding writer for Knight Science Journalism Tracker, freelancer, ex-newspaperman, not too smart but interested in every direction.
Berkeley CA
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
1,725 44.4%
152.profile imageElon Musk

Tesla, SpaceX, OpenAI & Neuralink
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
8,606,339 43.7%
153.profile imageThe New Yorker

The New Yorker is a weekly magazine with a mix of reporting on politics and culture, humor and cartoons, fiction and poetry, and reviews and criticism.
New York, NY
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
7,679,436 43.7%
154.profile imageMark Henderson

Head of Communications, the Wellcome Trust. Views mine not the Trust's. Author of The Geek Manifesto & 50 Genetics Ideas You Really Need to Know
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
16,871 43.7%
155.profile imageBrian Vastag

Former Washington Post science reporter disabled by ME/CFS. Contributor, The Science Writers' Handbook. Living a small, quiet life on a small, quiet island.
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
5,134 43.7%
156.profile imageClifton Wiens

Then: Nat Geo. Now: Series on Mosley & fascists in post-WWII London & creator drama set in 1876 Wash DC (in development). Modern times, as it were.
Instagram clifton_wiens
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
3,943 43.7%
157.profile imageScience News

Covering the latest news in all fields of science. Tweets by @wwrfd and @Kate_Travis. Publisher @society4science. See also @SNStudents.
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
2,399,116 43.0%
158.profile imageNews from Science

The latest stories in science, brought to you by the @sciencemagazine news team.
Washington, D.C.
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
202,858 43.0%
159.profile imageAtul Gawande

Surgeon, Writer, Researcher, Dilettante.
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
200,481 43.0%
160.profile imageEric Holthaus

Meteorologist | Climate hawk | Kansas native | Host of @ourwarmregards | Signal: 316.295.8947 | Say hi: [email protected]
Tucson, AZ
6 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
159,645 43.0%
161.profile imageJacquelyn Gill

Ice Age ecologist in a warming world. Professor @UMaine. Co-host of @ourwarmregards. Working for STEM diversity. Indiana Jones meets Leslie Knope. #USofScience
Maine, USA
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
18,484 43.0%
162.profile imageJoel Achenbach

The Washington Post; Achenblog; Why Things Are; Captured By Aliens; The Grand Idea; A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea
Washington DC
5 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
9,251 43.0%
163.profile imageAleszu Bajak

Science journalist teaching @Northeastern • Editor @Storybench • Founder @LatAmSci • Alum @Undarkmag @Esquire @Scifri • @Ksjatmit '14 • Peruvian-gringo
Cambridge, MA
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
5,654 43.0%
164.profile imageDavid Harris

science+art+design+journalism+books+words (Editor of Journal of Brief Ideas. Previously editor of symmetry magazine, PNAS magazine section)
Brisbane, Australia
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
3,990 43.0%
165.profile imageBill Nye

Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't.
New York City
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
4,866,680 42.4%
166.profile imagePLOS

PLOS accelerates progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. Tweets by Sara Kassabian & Victoria Costello.
USA and UK
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
118,907 42.4%
167.profile imageAllie Wilkinson

Freelance science journalist. Founder of @lookslikesci. Marine biologist at heart. Member of SEJ, NASW, SCB
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
6,166 42.4%
168.profile imageCuriosity Rover

NASA's latest mission to explore the surface of Mars. Roving the Red Planet since Aug. 5, 2012 (PDT) (Aug 6 UTC).
Gale Crater, Mars
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
3,673,252 41.7%
169.profile imageBora Zivkovic

Pittsboro, NC
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
30,586 41.7%
170.profile imageAlice Bell

Climate change, renewable energy, history, science, universities, museums, London, bats and knitting.
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
24,835 41.7%
171.profile imageCarin Anne Bondar

Animals. Animal Sex. Animal Moms. Animal Relationships. The End. PhD Biologist, TED talker, TV host, Author #WildSex & #WildMoms carinbondar.com
wacky chilliwack
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
24,089 41.7%
172.profile imageLeonid Kruglyak

Geneticist. Professor @UCLA. @Strava addict. Occasional mountaineer. Analyzing large datasets since long before #BigData became cool.
Santa Monica Mtns, probably
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
15,541 41.7%
173.profile imageRowan Hooper

I'm managing editor @NewScientist. PhD in evolutionary biology. Former Tokyoite & entomologist. Columnist for @japantimes. すごい!
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
9,350 41.7%
174.profile imageJanet D. Stemwedel

Philosopher, lapsed chemist, Forbes contributor. Previously: Scientific American, ScienceBlogs. forbes.com/sites/janetste…
San Francisco Bay Area
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
9,006 41.7%
175.profile imageMalcolm M. Campbell

Biologist, professor, @UofG VPR. Science, SciComm & HigherEd tweets. Often with whippets, running, thinking, gleaning those #SixIncredibleThingsBeforeBreakfast.
Guelph, Ontario
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
8,657 41.7%
176.profile imageOliver Morton

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
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
8,218 41.7%
177.profile imageGeorge Musser

contributing editor for Scientific American and Nautilus, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to String Theory and Spooky Action at a Distance
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New York
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
7,130 41.7%
178.profile imageNidhi Subbaraman

Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews. Email: [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
5,253 41.7%
179.profile imageBrendan Borrell

Correspondent @outsidemagazine Also writing for Businessweek, Nature, National Geographic, etc.
Los Angeles, CA
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,026 41.7%
180.profile imageAnna Kuchment

The Dallas Morning News science writer, Scientific American editor, and author of The Forgotten Cure (Copernicus Books; 2012), about phages. Views are my own.
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
2,468 41.7%
181.profile imageKathryn Schulz

Staff writer at the @newyorker; former book critic at @nymag; author of Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error; reader, runner, traveler, et cetera-er.
NY / MD / on the road
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
35,002 41.1%
182.profile imageTara C. Smith

Associate Professor, microbiologist/ infectious disease epidemiologist, writer, toddler & teen wrangler. Ebola's Message, Fall 2016: amzn.to/2d4kANZ
Kent, Ohio
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
13,434 41.1%
183.profile imageCarmen Drahl

Communicator. Traveler. Eater of food. Contributor @Forbes @DCist. Formerly @thinkfoodgroup @cenmag. Chemistry PhD @Princeton. Tuits en inglés y español.
Washington, DC, mostly.
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
8,530 41.1%
184.profile imagełopatologia

Science editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected]
Oakland, California
6 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
7,811 41.1%
185.profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross

Correspondent, @ViceNews on @HBO • Environment/Climate/Science • Tips: [email protected], DMs • PGP https://t.co/lrfLjbIkyW
New York City (et Montréal)
5 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
7,053 41.1%
186.profile imageAnn Finkbeiner

Science writer whose current job is to write whatever I can get an assignment to write.
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
2,000 41.1%
187.profile imageJamie Shreeve

Deputy Editor in Chief, National Geographic
Washington DC and Bellport NY
6 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
1,643 41.1%
188.profile imageWIRED

WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.
San Francisco/New York
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
8,810,444 40.4%
189.profile imageScott Hensley

Editing @NPR 🌍 health & development coverage. Ex-WSJ. Better to speak up than tweet up. (PR folks, no pitches, pls.)
Washington, D.C.
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
30,603 40.4%
190.profile imageDoug Main

senior writer @Newsweek. i cover science & things wild/extraordinary & little-known. i like ampersands. douglasmain @ gmail
New York, NY
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
4,344 40.4%
191.profile imageJohn Matson

words about code @datadoghq
Nevada City, CA
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,432 40.4%
192.profile imageJessica Morrison

phd / reporter / experimentalist / projects / type a / maker / southern af / @fillerwriter fangirl / more tk
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
2,397 40.4%
193.profile imageDavid Corcoran

Associate director
[email protected]
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,179 40.4%
194.profile imagePopular Science

Awe-inspiring science, tech, and DIY. 144 years strong. || Facebook.com/popsci || Instagram.com/popsci || [email protected]
New York
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
1,169,770 39.7%
195.profile imageLongreads

The world's best stories, since 2009. Use #longreads to share your favorites. Part of the @Automattic @WordPressdotcom family.
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
225,966 39.7%
196.profile imageCara Santa Maria

#SciComm FTW | Host of the #TalkNerdy Podcast & @SkepticsGuide Rogue | Cofounder: @SciCommCamp @NerdBrigadeLA | As seen on TV: @SoCalConnected @GreatestMakers
Tiny Thinkers
Los Angeles
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
76,195 39.7%
197.profile imageKyle Hill

Science educator, host of Because Science / other TV geekery. Science editor @Nerdist. Avid indoorsman. Tips to kyle.hill [at] nerdist [dot] com
Los Angeles
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
48,304 39.7%
198.profile imageMatter

We make stuff.
New York, NY
5 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
25,260 39.7%
199.profile imageMartin F. Robbins

Author of Raising HAL, a blog about artificial intelligence and data at The Guardian. Science, culture, politics, messiness. [email protected]
Maidenhead, UK
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
24,886 39.7%
200.profile imageEric Berger

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
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
21,355 39.7%
201.profile imageErin Biba

Science Writer -- BBC, Scientific American, Newsweek, Popular Science, The Mythbusters' Tested.com and others. erbiba at gmail dot com
New York City
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
9,038 39.7%
202.profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum

Author + Exec Dir of @SciDebate + Dir of @UTAustin Energy Poll. Blog @SciAm. Politics. Energy. Science.
The Science of Kissing
Unscientific America
East Lansing, MI
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
7,736 39.7%
203.profile imageJamie Vernon

Director of Science Communications and Publications at @SigmaXiSociety, Editor-in-Chief at @AmSciMag. Delivering science to people who like to know things.
Raleigh, NC
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
6,606 39.7%
204.profile imageBrian Mossop

Account Director at Republic Publishing. @wired alum. Former neuroscientist. I love data.
San Francisco, CA
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
4,820 39.7%
205.profile imageJennifer Frazer

Freelance science writer, blogger at The Artful Amoeba for Scientific American, Under-Loved Lifeform Enthusiast, and poker/prodder of misc. slimy things.
Planet Earth, and Proud of It
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
3,752 39.7%
206.profile imageVeronique Greenwood

Odds and ends, bric-a-brac, scientific paraphernalia. Writer for BBC Future, The New York Times Magazine, and others.
The Pearl River Delta
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,734 39.7%
207.profile imageCassandra Willyard

Freelance science writer in Madison, WI. I love long walks, sunsets, and infectious diseases. The more neglected, the better.
Madison, WI
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
2,177 39.7%
208.profile imageNicholas Thompson

Editor of WIRED
New York
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
74,323 39.1%
209.profile imageEli Kintisch

Correspondent, Science mag. Author, Hack the Planet. RT =/= endorsement
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
3,457 39.1%
210.profile imageAeon

Aeon is a magazine of ideas and culture. We publish in-depth essays, incisive articles, and a mix of original and curated videos - free to all.
5 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
99,782 38.4%
211.profile imageLiz Szabo

Senior correspondent at Kaiser Health News. I write enterprise stories about acute care -- ie, cancer, heart disease, etc. -- especially related to aging.
Washington, D.C.
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
61,377 38.4%
212.profile imageAm Geophysical Union

Official account of the American Geophysical Union, the world's largest organization of Earth and space scientists. Tweets do not imply endorsement.
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
44,772 38.4%
213.profile imageAlex Wild

Curator of Entomology at the University of Texas at Austin.
Austin, Texas
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
16,288 38.4%
214.profile imageMichael Specter

I am a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of the book Denialism.
New York, NY
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
11,239 38.4%
215.profile imageJohn Hawks

I'm exploring for human origins. Follow along!
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
11,091 38.4%
216.profile imageJeremy Hsu

Science journalist in NYC. Backchannel, Discover Magazine, IEEE Spectrum, Scientific American, Wired.com. Future Talk anchor.fm/s/a0c56c
New York, NY
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
3,489 38.4%
217.profile imageKendra Snyder

Science publicist for @AMNH and aspiring novelist. Views expressed here are my own.
New York, NY
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
1,574 38.4%
218.profile imageRadiolab 🔬

Radiolab is a show about curiosity from @WNYCStudios.
multiple universes
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
251,404 37.7%
219.profile imageMichael E. Mann

Climate Scientist, Professor & Director of the Penn State ESSC; Author of Dire Predictions, The Hockey Stick & the Climate Wars, and The Madhouse Effect
Penn State University, PA
5 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
53,789 37.7%
220.profile imageGwen Pearson🐜

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
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
15,987 37.7%
221.profile imageMichele Banks

Maker of science-y art. Microblognitsa. Keeper of the lolcats.
Washington, DC
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
6,984 37.7%
222.profile imageJeanne Garbarino

Directs @Rockefelleruniv Science Outreach. Social justice & STEM education: access, equity, inclusion. Biochemist. Mom. Product of The Bronx. #RockEdu @RockEdu_
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
6,004 37.7%
223.profile imageJennifer Welsh

Editor in chief @wonderhowto. Strange and Snarky. Good-weird. I love: cats, science, curly hair, red lipstick, and feminists. Formerly: @techinsider @bi_science
New York, NY
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
4,728 37.7%
224.profile imageMary Carmichael

Journalist turned catalyst, working at @broadinstitute to spur the use of human genomics in medicine. Rationally exuberant. Ex- @Newsweek @BostonGlobe @KSJatMIT
Boston, MA
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
4,283 37.7%
225.profile imageElizabeth Preston

Freelance science writer and blogger for @DiscoverMag @TheAtlantic @statnews and others. Former editor of MUSE magazine for kids. Aspiring cephalopod.
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
2,791 37.7%
226.profile imageMike Lemonick

I'm the Opinion Editor for Scientific American. I also write books
Princeton, NJ
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
2,408 37.7%
227.profile imageapoorva mandavilli

science journalist, founding editor and EIC of @Spectrum, co-founder of @CultureDish, NYU adjunct faculty, travel enthusiast, Mom

8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
2,015 37.7%
228.profile imageDr Adam Rutherford

Back off man, I'm a scientist bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03…
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
38,266 37.1%
229.profile imageMC Stardust ✨

Astrophysicist by day and all around rock-it scientist whenever I get my act together. Tweets are my own opinions. Intersectional or GTFO. 1/2 of @startorialist
Moon/New York City
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
10,186 37.1%
230.profile imagePeter Edmonds

Work in astronomy publicity after surviving an astrophysics PhD & postdocs. Interested in science & scicomm. Opinions are mine & RTs aren't always endorsements.
5 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,873 37.1%
231.profile imageHelen Pearson

Chief Magazine Editor for Nature magazine, reporter, writer, mum of 3 boys. Author of book The Life Project, published 2016.
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
2,793 37.1%
232.profile imageChris Hadfield

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