Professional Science Writers' Favorite Twitter Feeds

Updated: 2017-Feb-16 12:08 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 smarturl.it/icontainmultit…
I Contain Multitudes
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
105,535 87.2%
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
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
265,976 81.8%
3.profile imageVirginia Hughes

Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap. Tips to: virginia.hughes@buzzfeed.com
Brooklyn, NY
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
27,338 79.7%
4.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
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
25,743 79.7%
5.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, 5 mos on Twitter
27,871 79.1%
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
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
31,583 77.7%
7.profile imageAlexandra Witze

Correspondent for Nature. Tips: witzescience@gmail.com, secure it with PGP: C789 E4A2 E54A CC71 789E FD68 CE6F 1ED6 007D 3682. Or awitze@protonmail.com.
Island on Fire
Island on Fire
Boulder, CO
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
16,312 75.7%
8.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, 6 mos on Twitter
29,600 75.0%
9.profile imageLaura Helmuth

Health, science & environment editor at @washingtonpost. President of National Association @ScienceWriters. Was @NatGeo @Slate @SmithsonianMag @NewsFromScience
Washington DC
6 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
18,918 75.0%
10.profile imageMaryn McKenna

Journalist, @SchusterInst senior fellow, TED speaker. Public health, global health, food policy. Secure mail: mmck@protonmail.com.
Big Chicken
Beating Back the Devil
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
33,156 72.3%
11.profile imageDave Mosher

Dad. Journalist. Science & tech correspondent @businessinsider. @healthnewsrevu-er. Ex-@PopSci/@Wired. Views + gaffes = mine, RT = interesting. Dogs = the best.
New York, NY
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
19,348 71.6%
12.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, 6 mos on Twitter
1,520,154 70.9%
13.profile imageAlexis C. Madrigal

Editor at Large, @Fusion. Married to @sarahrich. Alum: @TheAtlantic, @Wired. Working on a thing about capitalism, trade, work, and automation. Mexican, American
Oakland, CA
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
198,811 70.3%
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, 1 mo on Twitter
70,849 70.3%
15.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, 2 mos on Twitter
78,180 68.2%
16.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
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
27,367 67.6%
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, 6 mos on Twitter
19,494 67.6%
18.profile imageBrendan Maher

Writer and Editor working for Nature (although views expressed here are my own).
The Dirty Jerz
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
12,092 66.9%
19.profile imageSeth Mnookin

Director of @MIT_SciWrite; author of The Panic Virus, Feeding the Monster, & Hard News; former music critic & cops reporter. Likes chocolate.
The Panic Virus
Feeding the Monster
Hard News
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
35,423 66.2%
20.profile image(((John Rennie)))

Science writer/editor. Access Science, SciAm, PLOS BLOGS, TWC's Hacking the Planet & more. NYU SHERP, Banff SciComm. Opinions = my own—at most.
New York, NY
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
8,860 66.2%
21.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
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
2,151,247 65.5%
22.profile imageSci Curious

#science writer Bethany Brookshire. Staff education Writer @SNStudents, Writer at @ScienceNews. Opinions my own. In my free time, I run long distances.
Science Blogging
Washington, DC
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
53,829 65.5%
23.profile imageRobin Lloyd

Journalist, editrix at large
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
10,269 64.9%
24.profile imageBrian Switek

Distant cousin of T. rex. Author of My Beloved Brontosaurus, &c. @SciAmBlogs writer. @JurassicPark's online dino expert. Furry self: @RileyBlackCat
The T Rex Handbook
Prehistoric Predators
My Beloved Brontosaurus
Where the fossils are.
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
23,644 64.2%
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, 4 mos on Twitter
14,641 64.2%
26.profile imageJonathan Eisen

Prof. @UCDavis; Guardian of Microbial Diversity; #OpenScience & #STEMDiversity fan; past: @harvard @stanford @johnshopkins
Davis, CA
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
42,670 62.8%
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, 9 mos on Twitter
6,826 62.8%
28.profile imageAmy Harmon

New York Times reporter covering science & society.
Making Faces
Making Faces
New York, NY
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
14,964 62.2%
29.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, 3 mos on Twitter
13,727 62.2%
30.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
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
11,117 62.2%
31.profile imageChristie Aschwanden

Lead writer for science @FiveThirtyEight Evidence-based journalist, book critic, essayist. My parties have dancing. christieaschwanden.com
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
9,565 62.2%
32.profile imageNeil deGrasse Tyson

New York City
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
6,722,029 61.5%
33.profile imageWIRED Science

Bringing the radiothermally generated heat. The team: @KatieMPalmer, @StocktonSays, @MeganMolteni, and @MrMattSimon.
San Francisco, California
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
1,993,938 60.8%
34.profile imageAlan Boyle

Aerospace and science editor @GeekWire. Longtime blogger @CosmicLog. Author of "The Case for Pluto." Links/RTs ≠ endorsements
The Case for Pluto
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
29,973 60.8%
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
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
12,833 60.8%
36.profile imageChristopher Mims

Technology columnist at @WSJ with 12,241 unread emails in his inbox
Baltimore, MD
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
60,639 60.1%
37.profile imageCorey S. Powell

Science editor at @aeonmag. Contributing editor and blogger at @discovermag. Contributing editor at @AmSciMag. Science-curious.
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
25,424 60.1%
38.profile imageDan Vergano

BuzzFeed News science desk in Washington D.C. Contact: dan.vergano@buzzfeed.com PGP key: tinyurl.com/glfk7xo Secure tips: contact.buzzfeed.com
Washington, DC
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
16,006 60.1%
39.profile imageEmily Willingham

Journalist. Forbes contributor. Professor. Probably not on your team. Expatriated Texan. Cranky but cheerful.
The World
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
11,288 60.1%
40.profile imagePaul Raeburn

Journalist, author, podcaster. Passionate about journalism.
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
3,920 60.1%
41.profile imageNYT Science

Science, Environment, Space and Cosmos. Sign up for the Science Times email newsletter: nyti.ms/20Qgv3s
New York, NY
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
1,040,039 59.5%
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, 1 mo on Twitter
43,199 59.5%
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, 5 mos on Twitter
9,044 59.5%
44.profile imagePhil Plait

SCIENCE! I love this stuff. My blog RSS feed: blastr.com/tags/bad-astro…
Bad Astronomy
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
554,899 58.8%
45.profile imageSean Carroll

Theoretical physicist and author at Caltech. Married to @JenLucPiquant. Poetic naturalist. Asking questions of the universe, hoping they're the right ones.
Los Angeles
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
64,603 58.8%
46.profile imageRachel Feltman

Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Founded a blog @washingtonpost // Cries over space robots. rachel@popsci.com
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
14,663 58.8%
47.profile imageBrooke Borel

Science journalist. Author of Infested and The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking. Secure email: borel@protonmail.com
The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checkin...
The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checkin...
6 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
6,623 58.8%
48.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, 5 mos on Twitter
6,238 58.8%
49.profile imageDan Fagin

Professing journalism, directing SHERP @ NYU. Author of Toms River, awarded 2014 Pulitzer in Nonfiction. Butterfly chaser. Won't floss. Use only as disaffected.
Toms River
Toxic Deception
New York
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
5,725 58.8%
50.profile imagePeter Aldhous

Science. Data. Journalism. Maps. Reporter @BuzzFeedNews, lecturer scicom.ucsc.edu @ucbsoj, instructor @AMI_Berkeley
San Francisco
4 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
5,381 58.8%
51.profile imageRose Eveleth 🚀

shorter than you expected ⦊⦊ host & producer of @ffwdpod ⦊⦊ now making @30for30 podcasts at @espn ⦊⦊ Susie Derkins grown up ⦊⦊ 🔮
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
14,152 58.1%
52.profile imageJohn Timmer

Chief science wrangler for Ars Technica. Writes, edits, and teaches science communications.
The big city
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
9,104 58.1%
53.profile imageAmos Zeeberg

Freelance science journalist. No job is too big; no fee is too big.
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
2,578 58.1%
54.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, 0 mos on Twitter
26,451 57.4%
55.profile imageNancy Shute

Co-host For @NPR's Shots blog, loving all things medical and microbial.
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
11,740 57.4%
56.profile imageMichael Moyer

Deputy editor @QuantaMagazine. Formerly @SciAm & @PopSci. Old tweets auto-deleted.
New York
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
7,081 57.4%
57.profile imageBarack Obama

Dad, husband, President, citizen.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
84,660,225 56.8%
58.profile imageScience Friday

Brain fun for curious people. Hosted by @iraflatow, from @PRI.
New York, New York
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
739,240 56.8%
59.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, 7 mos on Twitter
60,377 56.1%
60.profile imageChris Mooney

Energy and environment writer at @washingtonpost, also tweeting at @postgreen.
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
25,193 56.1%
61.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, 8 mos on Twitter
10,924 56.1%
62.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
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
7,104 56.1%
63.profile imageEric Michael Johnson

Award-winning science writer, scholar, simian. The Primate Diaries (@primatediaries), Slate and Scientific American. E-mail: primatediaries@gmail.com
Vancouver, BC
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
6,839 56.1%
64.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, 0 mos on Twitter
2,468,066 55.4%
65.profile imageKaren James

Wearer of the following hats: scientist putting DNA sequencing to work 4 environmental research & conservation, outdoorswoman, astronaut hopeful, feminist, wool
Bar Harbor, Maine, USA
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
23,908 54.7%
66.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, 1 mo on Twitter
12,498 54.7%
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, 8 mos on Twitter
8,895 54.7%
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, 5 mos on Twitter
6,956 54.7%
69.profile imageHillary Rosner

Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
5,110 54.7%
70.profile imageRobert Lee Hotz

I cover science matters for The Wall Street Journal
New York
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
4,976 54.7%
71.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, 9 mos on Twitter
111,326 53.4%
72.profile imageKatie Mack

(a.k.a. Dr Katherine J Mack) astrophysicist, occasional freelance science writer, connoisseur of airplane food
Melbourne, Australia, or not
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
107,411 53.4%
73.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
Honolulu, Hawaii
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
18,504 53.4%
74.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, 4 mos on Twitter
5,697 53.4%
75.profile imageCurtis Brainard

@SciAm Digital Content Manager | President @WFSJ
New York
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter until last tweet (2015-Aug-30)
3,406 53.4%
76.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
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
29,735 52.7%
77.profile imageDNLee

#NewProf, Mammalogist, Diversity & Access to STEM, Unapologetically Intersectional, Mama Panyabuku, TED Fellow
Midwest, US; Tanzania, Africa
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
20,328 52.7%
78.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, 2 mos on Twitter
10,376 52.7%
79.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, 4 mos on Twitter
5,852 52.7%
80.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
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
15,071 52.0%
81.profile imageNasty Kate Clancy

Associate professor at the University of Illinois, biological anthropologist, ladybusiness expert, mother, roller derby athlete.
Urbana, IL
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
9,980 52.0%
82.profile imageColin Schultz

News editor @HakaiMagazine. Pitch me a story: Someone doing something for a reason. Don't pitch me press releases. colin.schultz@hakaimagazine.com
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
4,824 52.0%
83.profile imageDavid Kroll

Pharmacologist | Science, medicine, edu, music writer @forbeshealth @cenmag @indyweek. Drugs from nature, safety & interactions. tips4davidkroll@gmail.com
Durham, NC • Clarksville, VA
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
10,921 51.4%
84.profile imageAatish Bhatia

Science writer, physicist, tinkerer, teacher. Trying to make the most of a brief time in a wondrous universe.
5 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
9,739 51.4%
85.profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer

Science & health journalist focusing on microbes, food and the brain; Slate's parenting advice columnist; 2017 National Magazine Award finalist; mom of two.
Hudson Valley, NY
9 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
7,077 51.4%
86.profile imageDiscover Magazine

The best science magazine, in print and online
Between gluons and galaxies
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
1,029,200 50.7%
87.profile imageMaria Popova

Reader/writer. Founder of @brainpickings. MIT Fellow.
Brooklyn, NY
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
722,918 50.7%
88.profile imageMatthew Herper

Forbes reporter covering science and medicine
New York
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
71,024 50.7%
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, 1 mo on Twitter
25,793 50.0%
90.profile imageAmanda Moon

Director of the Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux book imprint; Senior Editor, Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
4,284 50.0%
91.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, 0 mos on Twitter
3,488 50.0%
92.profile imageGuardian Science

Science, health and environment news from the @Guardian. Plus, independent comment and analysis from our network of expert science bloggers
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
981,609 49.3%
93.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
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
902,425 49.3%
94.profile imageJay Rosen

I teach journalism and direct the Studio 20 program at NYU, critique the press, try to grasp digital logic. Winter is coming for journalism under Trump.
New York City
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
199,300 49.3%
95.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, 6 mos on Twitter
49,031 49.3%
96.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, 3 mos on Twitter
19,325 49.3%
97.profile imageseth borenstein

Associated Press science writer. sborenstein@ap.org Cover Earth & space sciences, disasters & more. Father, BoSox fan. Teach at NYU/DC ap.org/tips/
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
10,320 49.3%
98.profile imageErika Check Hayden

Director, @UCSC Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
9,059 49.3%
99.profile imageHannah Waters

science & environmental writer. editor @audubonsociety. Likes birds, rocks, plants, the ocean, words, artifacts. Omnia mutantur, nihil interit.
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
7,070 49.3%
100.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
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
6,590 49.3%
101.profile imagesimon frantz

Managing Editor, Features BBC.com. Formerly: @BBC_Future, @nobelprize, @NatRevDrugDisc. Views expressed are my own.
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
3,893 49.3%
102.profile imageNASA

Explore the universe and discover our home planet with @NASA. We usually post in EDT (UTC-4).
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
21,788,111 48.6%
103.profile imageThe NPR Science Desk

Science news, commentary and conversation from NPR.
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
237,296 48.6%
104.profile imageAnanyo Bhattacharya

Science correspondent for @TheEconomist. ananyobhattacharya@economist.com
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
11,326 48.6%
105.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, 3 mos on Twitter
8,642 48.6%
106.profile imageben goldacre

Doctor, nerd cheerleader, Bad Science person, stats geek, procrastinator. Currently an academic at CEBM in Oxford ebmdatalab.net ben@badscience.net
Oxford, England
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
475,199 48.0%
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, 6 mos on Twitter
261,154 48.0%
108.profile imageMo Costandi

Neuroscientist, writer. Author of NEUROPLASTICITY (MIT Press) & 50 HUMAN BRAIN IDEAS (Quercus) | neurophilosophy.wordpress.com instagram.com/mocostandi/
London/ Oxford
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
35,979 48.0%
109.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, 5 mos on Twitter
12,270 48.0%
110.profile imageMarc Abrahams

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
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
8,898 48.0%
111.profile imagekelly oakes

Science Editor, @BuzzFeedUK | send me things: kelly.oakes@buzzfeed.com
London via Oldham
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
6,122 48.0%
112.profile imageIan Sample

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I live by the river
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46,546 47.3%
113.profile imageMaria Konnikova

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New York, NY
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
25,899 47.3%
114.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, 1 mo on Twitter
18,519 47.3%
115.profile imageLou Woodley

Community Engagement @trelliscience & Program Director @AAAS Community Engagement Fellows #CEFP2017. Lives in the UX. #OpenScience, #SciComm, squirrels!🐿
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
11,449 47.3%
116.profile imageAzeen Ghorayshi

science reporter @BuzzFeedNews // fairly certain I've watched more fly sex than you // email me azeen.g@buzzfeed.com
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
4,358 47.3%
117.profile image(((Philip Yam)))

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7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
3,977 47.3%
118.profile imageFred Guterl

Exec. Editor, @sciam magazine. Author, Fate of the Species. Opinions my own and subject to change with new information.
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
3,966 47.3%
119.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, 2 mos on Twitter
15,594,296 46.6%
120.profile imageMichael Eisen

The #resistance will be footnoted - personal account of @SenatorPhd (my conflicts bit.ly/1npOeyU)
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8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
22,572 46.6%
121.profile imageBrandon Keim

Terrestrial mammal. Freelance journalist and writer. Science, nature, animals & ideas. Co-founder @KittyEatsBugs. A pig's gotta fly.
The Eye of the Sandpiper
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9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
7,945 46.6%
122.profile imageNate Silver

Editor-in-Chief, @FiveThirtyEight. Author, The Signal and the Noise (amzn.to/QdyFYV). Sports/politics/food geek.
New York
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,032,386 45.9%
123.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
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124.profile imageUndark Magazine

Truth, Beauty, Science.
Cambridge, MA
1 yr, 4 mos on Twitter
4,334 45.9%
125.profile imageTim De Chant

Science journalism for the public good at @NOVApbs and @PerSquareMile.
Cambridge, MA
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
3,219 45.9%
126.profile imageRobin Marantz Henig

Science journalist, immediate past prez of NASW @sciencewriters, co-author with my daughter @scootes of TWENTYSOMETHING bit.ly/YRkv3V
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
2,391 45.9%
127.profile imageNautilus

A magazine on science, culture, and philosophy for the intellectually curious
Science Connected
5 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
47,539 45.3%
128.profile imageDavid Bradley

Science writer. News and views on science, technology, photography, music.
Cambridge, UK
9 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
46,139 45.3%
129.profile imageJoe Hanson

Ph.D. biologist, host/writer/creator of @okaytobesmart from @PBSDS, and addicted to wonder (Note: not an actual LEGO)
Austin, TX
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
26,095 45.3%
130.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, 7 mos on Twitter
10,587 45.3%
131.profile imageEwen Callaway

Immigrant. Senior reporter @NatureNews. I ♥ Neandertals. Opinions and ♥ are my own.
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
5,123 45.3%
132.profile imageCharles Seife

Journalist, author, NYU professor, debunker of 'alternative facts'
New York City
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,745 45.3%
133.profile imageSiri Carpenter

Freelance writer and editor, co-founder of @open_notebook, runner, bicyclist, reader, form-filler-outer.
Madison, Wisconsin
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
2,309 45.3%
134.profile imageVaughan Bell

Neuroscientist and senior clinical lecturer at UCL. Clinical psychologist in the NHS. Occasional writer. Interested in people.
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
39,191 44.6%
135.profile imageMaia Szalavitz

Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
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New York
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
14,567 44.6%
136.profile image(((Steve 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, 4 mos on Twitter
5,700 44.6%
137.profile imageClifton Wiens

Writer/producer. Then: Nat Geo. Now: Series in development, set in 1876 Wash DC. Modern times, as it were. Pilothouse Pictures, et al.
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8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,959 44.6%
138.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, 2 mos on Twitter
3,494 44.6%
139.profile imageErik Vance

Easily distracted science writer. Writer of magazine stories and author of the book Suggestible You with National Geographic.
Mexico City
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
3,215 44.6%
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, 0 mos on Twitter
2,629 44.6%
141.profile imageJad Abumrad

I make Radiolab and some music too. When I tweet it's just me.
Brooklyn, NY
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
317,028 43.9%
142.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
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
18,182 43.9%
143.profile imageKaryn Traphagen

Cultivating Curiosity.
Durham, NC
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
6,312 43.9%
144.profile imageGeoff Brumfiel

I'm an editor for @nprscience. Also into nukes. I've got my own Geiger counter and everything.
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
6,022 43.9%
145.profile imageRachel Nuwer

Freelance science journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo, BBC and others. Writing a book on illegal wildlife trade.
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
4,912 43.9%
146.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
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
7,361,093 43.2%
147.profile imageDr. Kiki Sanford

Science ninjas unite!
Portland, OR
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
205,082 43.2%
148.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
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
16,741 43.2%
149.profile imageNicholas St. Fleur

Science journalist for @nytimes. Interested in #archaeology, #paleontology, #citizenscience and quirky science stories. Passionate about STEM diversity.
4 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
5,436 43.2%
150.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, 5 mos on Twitter
3,953 43.2%
151.profile imageSusannah Locke

Special projects editor @voxdotcom, formerly @PopSci, blogger of Star Trek haikus. susannah@vox.com
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
3,936 43.2%
152.profile imageErin Podolak

Science Writer for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Lehigh University and UW-Madison alum. Polar Bear enthusiast.
Boston, MA
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
2,870 43.2%
153.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, 3 mos on Twitter
1,708 43.2%
154.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, 7 mos on Twitter
3,631,200 42.6%
155.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
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
527,742 42.6%
156.profile imageEric Holthaus

Meteorologist | Climate hawk | Kansas native | Host of @ourwarmregards | Signal: 316.295.8947 | sciencebyericholthaus@gmail.com
Tucson, AZ
5 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
122,480 42.6%
157.profile imageCarin Anne Bondar

PhD Biologist, TED talker,TV host (Discovery, Sci Channel, NatGeo, Netflix), Author #WildSex & #WildMoms coming soon! bit.ly/2jgmBad
wacky chilliwack
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
17,698 42.6%
158.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.
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
4,973 42.6%
159.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, 0 mos on Twitter
2,181,597 41.9%
160.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, 6 mos on Twitter
8,952 41.9%
161.profile imageMalcolm M. Campbell

Biologist, professor, @UofG VPR. Science, SciComm & HigherEd tweets. Often with whippets, running, thinking, gleaning those #SixIncredibleThingsBeforeBreakfast.
Guelph, Ontario
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
8,462 41.9%
162.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
The Planet Remade
Eating the Sun
Greenwich, UK
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
8,139 41.9%
163.profile imageAllie Wilkinson

Freelance science journalist. Founder of @lookslikesci. Marine biologist at heart. Member of SEJ, NASW, SCB
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
6,144 41.9%
164.profile imageAleszu Bajak

Senior science reporter @undarkmag • Teaching @northeastern • Founder @storybench @latamsci • Alum @ksjatmit @esquire @scifri • Peruvian-gringo
Cambridge, MA
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
5,415 41.9%
165.profile imageElon Musk

Tesla, SpaceX, Tunnels & OpenAI
1 AU
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
7,214,237 41.2%
166.profile imageBill Nye

Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't.
New York City
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
4,313,484 41.2%
167.profile imageNews from Science

The latest stories in science, brought to you by the @sciencemagazine news team.
Washington, D.C.
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
200,149 41.2%
168.profile imageAtul Gawande

Surgeon, Writer, Researcher, Dilettante.
6 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
187,841 41.2%
169.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
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115,476 41.2%
170.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
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
33,538 41.2%
171.profile imageBora Zivkovic

Pittsboro, NC
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
30,644 41.2%
172.profile imageAlice Bell

I taught in a few universities and museums, and was a freelance journalist for a bit, now I work for a climate charity. Londoner. Knitter. Bat fan.
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
24,814 41.2%
173.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, 0 mos on Twitter
15,076 41.2%
174.profile imageTara C. Smith

Associate Professor, microbiologist/ infectious disease epidemiologist, writer, toddler & teen wrangler. Ebola's Message, Fall 2016: amzn.to/2d4kANZ
Kent, Ohio
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
12,595 41.2%
175.profile imageRaychelle Burks

#Achem Blackademic in the Ivory Tower. Left Coaster in the Lone Star. Sarcastic & silly. Tweets = personal ≠ professional. Rollin' with @CurlyHairMafia
Middle of Nowhere
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
10,413 41.2%
176.profile imageRowan Hooper

I'm managing editor @NewScientist. PhD in evolutionary biology. Former Tokyoite & entomologist. Columnist for @japantimes. すごい!
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
8,928 41.2%
177.profile imageJanet D. Stemwedel

Philosopher, lapsed chemist, Forbes contributor. Previously: Scientific American, ScienceBlogs. forbes.com/sites/janetste…
San Francisco Bay Area
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
8,687 41.2%
178.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, 1 mo on Twitter
7,021 41.2%
179.profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross

Correspondent, @ViceNews on @HBO • Environment/Climate/Science • Tips: arielle.dr@vice.com, DMs • PGP https://t.co/lrfLjbIkyW
New York City (et Montréal)
5 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
6,612 41.2%
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, 5 mos on Twitter
2,434 41.2%
181.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, 1 mo on Twitter
75,100 40.5%
182.profile imageMartin F. Robbins

Author of Raising HAL, a blog about artificial intelligence and data at The Guardian. Science, culture, politics, messiness. waiting.for.glados@gmail.com
Maidenhead, UK
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
24,093 40.5%
183.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, 6 mos on Twitter
20,190 40.5%
184.profile imageNidhi Subbaraman

Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews. Email: nidhi.subbaraman@buzzfeed.com Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
4,843 40.5%
185.profile imageBrendan Borrell

Correspondent @outsidemagazine Also writing for Businessweek, Nature, National Geographic, etc.
Los Angeles, CA
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
2,932 40.5%
186.profile imageJohn Matson

words about code @datadoghq
Nevada City, CA
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
2,437 40.5%
187.profile imageScott Hensley

Editor and writer for Shots, @NPR's health blog. Ex-WSJ. My fixations manifested here, including @jhumenslacrosse & Dobermans. (PR folks, no pitches, pls.)
Washington, D.C.
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
30,199 39.9%
188.profile imageMatter

We make stuff.
New York, NY
5 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
25,745 39.9%
189.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, 0 mos on Twitter
14,992 39.9%
190.profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum

Author + Exec Dir of @SciDebate. Blog @SciAm. Politics. Energy. Science.
The Science of Kissing
Unscientific America
East Lansing, MI
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
7,424 39.9%
191.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
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
6,347 39.9%
192.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, 1 mo on Twitter
2,641 39.9%
193.profile imageJessica Morrison

phd / reporter / experimentalist / projects / type a / maker / southern af / @fillerwriter fangirl / more tk
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
2,369 39.9%
194.profile imageCassandra Willyard

Freelance science writer in Madison, WI. I love long walks, sunsets, and infectious diseases. The more neglected, the better.
Madison, WI
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
2,108 39.9%
195.profile imageAnn Finkbeiner

Science writer whose current job is to write whatever I can get an assignment to write.
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
1,896 39.9%
196.profile imageJamie Shreeve

Deputy Editor in Chief, National Geographic
Washington DC and Bellport NY
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
1,609 39.9%
197.profile imageWIRED

WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.
San Francisco/New York
9 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
7,993,506 39.2%
198.profile imageLongreads

The world's best stories, since 2009. Use #longreads to share your favorites. Part of the @Automattic @WordPressdotcom family.
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
216,430 39.2%
199.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, 0 mos on Twitter
8,748 39.2%
200.profile imageCarmen Drahl

Communicator. Traveler. Eater of food. Contributor @Forbes @DCist. Formerly @thinkfoodgroup @cenmag. Chemistry PhD @Princeton. Hashtag ring owner.
Washington, DC, mostly.
7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
8,425 39.2%
201.profile imageElizabeth Lopatto

Science editor @verge. Tip me: liz@theverge.com.
Oakland, California
5 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
7,389 39.2%
202.profile imageBrian Mossop

Account Director at Republic Publishing. @wired alum. Former neuroscientist. I love data.
San Francisco, CA
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
4,838 39.2%
203.profile imageDavid Corcoran

Associate director
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
2,171 39.2%
204.profile imageNicholas Thompson

Editor of Wired
New York
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
70,423 38.5%
205.profile imageKyle Hill

Host of @MythBusters: The Search / Because Science. Science editor @Nerdist. Avid indoorsman. Sci-fientist. Tips to kyle.hill [at] nerdist [dot] com
Los Angeles
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
43,144 38.5%
206.profile imageAlex Wild

Curator of Entomology at the University of Texas at Austin.
Austin, Texas
6 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
15,120 38.5%
207.profile imageMichael Specter

I am a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of the book Denialism.
New York, NY
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
10,976 38.5%
208.profile imageJeanne Garbarino

Directs @Rockefelleruniv Science Outreach. Social justice & STEM education: access, equity, inclusion. Biochemist. Mom.💃party enthusiast. #RockEdu @RockEdu_
6 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
5,877 38.5%
209.profile imageDoug Main

senior writer @Newsweek. i cover science & anything that is weird & awesome. i like ampersands. douglasmain @ gmail
New York, NY
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
4,215 38.5%
210.profile imageEli Kintisch

Correspondent, Science mag. Author, Hack the Planet. RT =/= endorsement
Washington, DC
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
3,418 38.5%
211.profile imageMarch for Science

The March for Science champions publicly funded and publicly communicated science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity. March with us on April 22, 2017.
Washington, DC
0 mos on Twitter
325,946 37.8%
212.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, 0 mos on Twitter
94,220 37.8%
213.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, 6 mos on Twitter
4,282 37.8%
214.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
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
3,660 37.8%
215.profile imagePopular Science

New York
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
1,098,252 37.2%
216.profile imageRadiolab

Radiolab is a show about curiosity from @WNYCStudios.
multiple universes
7 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
246,480 37.2%
217.profile imageRomenesko

8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
125,979 37.2%
218.profile imageLiz Szabo

Senior correspondent at Kaiser Health News. I write enterprise stories about acute care and end-of-life issues.
Washington, D.C.
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
60,440 37.2%
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, 4 mos on Twitter
48,521 37.2%
220.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
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
43,090 37.2%
221.profile imageDr Adam Rutherford

Back off man, I'm a scientist bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03…
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
36,391 37.2%
222.profile imageGwen Pearson🐝🐜

I'm a bug AND a feature! I do bug outreach and write about science. Part of @ento_allies. Tweets personal/do not represent employers etc etc yadda yadda
Low Earth Orbit, Indiana
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
14,920 37.2%
223.profile imageMosaic

Compelling longreads about the science of life. Published by @wellcometrust and free to republish under Creative Commons. Also in podcast form.
London, UK
3 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
12,981 37.2%
224.profile imageChris Gunter

Geneticist; editor; writer; science communicator; attempted wit. Dir of Comm Ops, @MarcusAutism Ctr, @ChildrensATL. Assoc Prof, @EmoryMedicine. Tweets my own.
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
12,402 37.2%
225.profile imageJohn Hawks

7 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
10,427 37.2%
226.profile imageMichele Banks

Maker of science-y art. Microblognitsa. Keeper of the lolcats.
Washington, DC
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
6,736 37.2%
227.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, 3 mos on Twitter
4,662 37.2%
228.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, 1 mo on Twitter
3,735 37.2%
229.profile imageJeremy Hsu

Science journalist in NYC. Writing for Backchannel, Discover Magazine, IEEE Spectrum, Scientific American, Wired.com and more.
New York, NY
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
3,391 37.2%
230.profile imageMike Lemonick

I'm the Opinion Editor for Scientific American. I also write books
Princeton, NJ
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,371 37.2%
231.profile imageKendra Snyder

Science publicist for @AMNH and aspiring novelist. Views expressed here are my own.
New York, NY
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
1,567 37.2%
232.profile imageHolly Tucker

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8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
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