Professional Science Writers' Favorite Twitter Feeds

Updated: 2017-Jul-20 13:34 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, 5 mos on Twitter
118,090 84.9%
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, 4 mos on Twitter
276,040 81.8%
3.profile imageMaggie Koerth-Baker

Professional nerd & question asker. Senior Science Reporter at @FiveThirtyEight. Nieman Fellow. Kansan still adjusting to Minnesota tree density. DM for Signal.
Before the Lights Go Out
Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing
Minneapolis, MN
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
26,953 79.9%
4.profile imageVirginia Hughes

Science Editor, @BuzzFeedNews. Pro nutgraf, pro dog, anti sap. Tips to: [email protected]
Brooklyn, NY
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
29,316 79.2%
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, 10 mos on Twitter
29,870 78.0%
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, 4 mos on Twitter
33,048 77.4%
7.profile imageLaura Helmuth

Health, science & environment editor at @washingtonpost. President of National Association @ScienceWriters. Was @NatGeo @Slate @SmithsonianMag @NewsFromScience
Washington DC
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
20,702 75.5%
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, 4 mos on Twitter
17,056 75.5%
9.profile imageIvan Oransky

Distinguished Writer In Residence, @NYU_Journalism; co-founder, @RetractionWatch; editor at large, @medpagetoday; columnist, @statnews; VP, @AHCJ
Northampton, MA
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
30,219 73.6%
10.profile imageMaryn McKenna

Journalist, @SchusterInst senior fellow, TED speaker | [email protected] | Coming Sept. 19th: BIG CHICKEN (NatGeo Books/PRH) on antibiotics and agriculture.
Big Chicken
Beating Back the Devil
8 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
34,204 72.3%
11.profile imageDave Mosher

Baby daddy. Journalist. Science & tech correspondent at @businessinsider. @healthnewsrevu-er. Previously: @PopSci / @Wired. Gaffes = mine. RT = 🤔 Dogs = best
New York, NY
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
19,422 71.1%
12.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, 6 mos on Twitter
79,704 69.8%
13.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, 11 mos on Twitter
1,795,934 69.2%
14.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, 3 mos on Twitter
32,637 69.2%
15.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, 11 mos on Twitter
19,925 68.6%
16.profile imageAlexis C. Madrigal

Writing about technology @TheAtlantic | in the real world, these just people with ideas
Oakland, CA
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
201,277 67.9%
17.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, 7 mos on Twitter
80,232 66.7%
18.profile imageBrendan Maher

Writer and Editor working for Nature (although views expressed here are my own).
The Dirty Jerz
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
12,289 65.4%
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, 3 mos on Twitter
55,407 64.8%
20.profile imageSeth Mnookin

I write books and articles and am the director of @MIT_SciWrite. website: sethmnookin.com. Remember Richard and Linda.
The Panic Virus
Feeding the Monster
Hard News
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
35,590 64.8%
21.profile imageRobin Lloyd

senior writer @undark covering public health, contributing editor @sciam
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
10,408 64.8%
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, 2 mos on Twitter
2,995,246 64.2%
23.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, 3 mos on Twitter
24,275 64.2%
24.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
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
9,069 63.5%
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, 9 mos on Twitter
18,130 62.9%
26.profile imageBarack Obama

Dad, husband, President, citizen.
Washington, DC
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
92,026,517 62.3%
27.profile imageAmy Harmon

New York Times reporter covering science & society. Mom of @rumblecomics
Making Faces
New York, NY
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
16,060 62.3%
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, 2 mos on Twitter
11,831 62.3%
29.profile imageJonathan Eisen

Prof. @UCDavis; Guardian of Microbial Diversity; likes: #OpenScience #STEMDiversity #RedSox #Barca microbe.net; dislikes: #microbiomania #yammm
Davis, CA
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
46,170 61.6%
30.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
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
7,013 61.6%
31.profile imageLizNeeley

Executive Director of The @Story_Collider. Mixing a love of science, storytelling, journalism, & #scicomm studies with a passion for gorgeous design.
Washington DC area
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
14,744 61.0%
32.profile imageChristie Aschwanden

Lead writer for science @FiveThirtyEight Evidence-based journalist, book critic, essayist. My parties have dancing. christieaschwanden.com
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
10,376 61.0%
33.profile imageRachel Feltman

Chief Science Officer of the USS @popsci // Previously: made a blog @washingtonpost // Cries over space robots. [email protected]
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
17,493 60.4%
34.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
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
16,325 60.4%
35.profile imageNeil deGrasse Tyson

New York City
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
8,071,284 59.7%
36.profile imageCorey S. Powell

Science editor at @aeonmag. Contributing editor for @discovermag and @AmSciMag. Science writer on @BillNyeSaves. Science-curious.
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
36,636 59.7%
37.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, 3 mos on Twitter
13,270 59.7%
38.profile imageEmily Willingham🏁

Journalist. Teacher. Expatriated Texan. Cranky but cheerful. Curator, #autism& #science news for @Spectrum. Tips: [email protected] Opinions mine, all mine
The World
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
11,604 59.7%
39.profile imagePaul Raeburn

Journalist. Author. Producer, Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast. Passionate about journalism. Excited about comedy.
New York, NY
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
4,024 59.7%
40.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, 7 mos on Twitter
46,357 59.1%
41.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, 5 mos on Twitter
31,216 59.1%
42.profile imageRose Eveleth 🚀

shorter than you expected 〰〰 host & producer of @flashforwardpod 〰〰 now making @30for30 podcasts at @espn 〰〰 Susie Derkins grown up 🔮🌀⚡️
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
14,882 59.1%
43.profile imageWIRED Science

Bringing the radiothermally generated heat. The team: @KatieMPalmer, @StocktonSays, @MeganMolteni, and @MrMattSimon.
San Francisco, California
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
2,065,555 58.5%
44.profile imagePhil Plait

SCIENCE! I love this stuff. My blog RSS feed: blastr.com/tags/bad-astro…
Bad Astronomy
10 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
589,577 58.5%
45.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, 10 mos on Twitter
9,143 58.5%
46.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, 10 mos on Twitter
7,122 58.5%
47.profile imagePeter Aldhous

Science. Data. Journalism. Maps. Reporter @BuzzFeedNews, lecturer @UCSC_SciCom @ucbsoj, instructor @AMI_Berkeley
San Francisco
5 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
5,785 58.5%
48.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, 4 mos on Twitter
111,647 57.9%
49.profile imageChristopher Mims🤳

Technology columnist at @WSJ. Loves kids and dogs, worries about killer robots and global weirding. Tips welcome.
Baltimore, MD
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
65,927 57.9%
50.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.
Autonomous: A Novel
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
She's Such a Geek
10 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
28,152 57.9%
51.profile imageJohn Timmer

Chief science wrangler for Ars Technica. Writes, edits, and teaches science communications.
The big city
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
9,287 57.9%
52.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, 10 mos on Twitter
6,549 57.9%
53.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, 4 mos on Twitter
6,405 57.9%
54.profile imageNYT Science

Science, Environment, Space and Cosmos. Sign up for the Science Times email newsletter: nyti.ms/20Qgv3s
New York, NY
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
1,118,525 57.2%
55.profile imageNancy Shute

Co-host For @NPR's Shots blog, loving all things medical and microbial.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
12,015 57.2%
56.profile imageMichael Moyer

Deputy editor @QuantaMagazine. Fan of bicycles, evidence. Old tweets auto-deleted.
New York
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
7,161 57.2%
57.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, 2 mos on Twitter
155,911 56.6%
58.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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
60,757 56.6%
59.profile imageAmos Zeeberg

Freelance science and technology journalist. No job is too big; no fee is too big.
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
2,583 56.6%
60.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, 5 mos on Twitter
3,004,754 56.0%
61.profile imageChris Mooney

Energy and environment writer at @washingtonpost, also tweeting at @postgreen. Views are my own.
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
27,802 56.0%
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
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
7,339 56.0%
63.profile imageBen Lillie

Founder of @caveatnyc. Also co-founder of The Story Collider (@story_collider) and former writer for TED.
New York, NY
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
7,106 55.3%
64.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, 6 mos on Twitter
6,902 55.3%
65.profile imageScience Friday

Brain fun for curious people. Hosted by @iraflatow, from @PRI.
New York, New York
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
767,615 54.7%
66.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, 8 mos on Twitter
26,111 54.7%
67.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, 5 mos on Twitter
19,228 54.7%
68.profile imageAdam Rogers

Deputy Editor/Wired. Science and geekery. Wrote Proof: The Science of Booze. "You furnish the [indecipherable scientific jargon] and I'll furnish the war."
Proof: The Science of Booze
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
13,259 54.7%
69.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
5 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
9,039 54.1%
70.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
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
137,578 53.5%
71.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
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
11,022 53.5%
72.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, 7 mos on Twitter
10,804 53.5%
73.profile imageHillary Rosner

Independent journalist in the medium formerly known as print.
Go Green, Live Rich
Boulder, CO
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
5,231 53.5%
74.profile imageCurtis Brainard

@SciAm Digital Content Manager | President @WFSJ
New York
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter until last tweet (2015-Aug-30)
3,363 53.5%
75.profile imageDNLee

#NewProf, Mammalogist, Diversity & Access to STEM, Unapologetically Intersectional, Mama Panyabuku, TED Fellow, NatGeo Emerging Explorer
Midwest, US; Tanzania, Africa
6 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
22,937 52.8%
76.profile imageKate Clancy

Associate professor at the University of Illinois. Bioanthropology, repro health, science workplaces are my jam. Roller derby and @periodpodcast2 in spare time.
Urbana, IL
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
10,828 52.8%
77.profile imageColin Schultz

News editor @HakaiMagazine. Pitch me a story: Someone doing something for a reason. Don't pitch me press releases. [email protected]
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
4,928 52.8%
78.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, 9 mos on Twitter
6,006 52.2%
79.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, 9 mos on Twitter
5,819 52.2%
80.profile imageRobert Lee Hotz

I cover science matters for The Wall Street Journal. Distinguished Writer in Residence @nyu_journalism. President of The Alicia Patterson Foundation.
New York
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
5,159 52.2%
81.profile imageAzeen Ghorayshi

science reporter @BuzzFeedNews // fairly certain I've watched more fly sex than you // [email protected] // open DMs // PGP: goo.gl/39mOXN
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
5,093 52.2%
82.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, 4 mos on Twitter
30,035 51.6%
83.profile imageAatish Bhatia

Science writer, physicist, tinkerer, teacher. Pro checks & balances. Trying to make the most of a brief time in a wondrous universe.
6 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
13,626 51.6%
84.profile imageMelinda Wenner Moyer

Science journalist. Politics of science, microbes, food, ticks. Columnist for Slate.com & Self.com. 2017 Nat'l Mag Award finalist.
Hudson Valley, NY
9 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
7,407 51.6%
85.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, 2 mos on Twitter
6,859 51.6%
86.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, 3 mos on Twitter
1,012,279 50.9%
87.profile imageJason G. Goldman

Science journalist. Wildlife reporter. Bylines @SciAm @Biographic @BBCEarth @KCET & more. @SciCommCamp & @NerdBrigadeLA co-founder. Scientist to the stars.
Science Blogging
Los Angeles
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
15,449 50.9%
88.profile imageDiscover Magazine

The best science magazine, in print and online
Between gluons and galaxies
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
1,111,592 50.3%
89.profile imageMaria Popova

Reader, writer.
Brooklyn, NY
9 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
760,517 50.3%
90.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, 9 mos on Twitter
20,072 50.3%
91.profile imageMatthew Herper

Forbes reporter covering science and medicine
New York
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
74,876 49.7%
92.profile imageDavid [garbled]

Recovering academic pharmacologist, budding writer @forbeshealth @cenmag @indyweek. Drugs from nature, drug safety & interactions. [email protected]
Durham, NC / Clarksville, VA
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
11,117 49.7%
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, 5 mos on Twitter
3,570 49.7%
94.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, 6 mos on Twitter
26,622 49.1%
95.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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
12,036 49.1%
96.profile imageHannah Waters

science & environmental writer. editor @audubonsociety. Likes birds, rocks, plants, the ocean, words, artifacts. chicka dee dee dee dee dee
7 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
7,953 49.1%
97.profile imageNASA

Explore the universe and discover our home planet with @NASA. We usually post in EDT (UTC-4).
9 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
24,754,264 48.4%
98.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, 4 mos on Twitter
1,047,676 48.4%
99.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, 11 mos on Twitter
61,732 48.4%
100.profile imageMatthew R Francis

Writer of physics and astronomy. Wearer of jaunty hats. Tryin' to publish a novel. Social Justice Doof Warrior. Avatar by @ScienceComic .
Cleveland, OH
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
14,783 48.4%
101.profile imageErika Check Hayden

Director, @UCSC Science Communication Program: scicom.ucsc.edu. @NatureNews alum.
Bay Area
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
9,294 48.4%
102.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, 8 mos on Twitter
8,743 48.4%
103.profile imageAmanda Moon

Director of the Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux book imprint; Senior Editor, Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
4,363 48.4%
104.profile imagesimon frantz

Managing Editor, Features BBC.com. Formerly: @BBC_Future, @nobelprize, @NatRevDrugDisc. Views expressed are my own.
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
3,900 48.4%
105.profile imageThe NPR Science Desk

Science news, commentary and conversation from NPR.
Washington, DC
9 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
247,555 47.8%
106.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, 9 mos on Twitter
46,871 47.8%
107.profile imageAnanyo Bhattacharya

Science correspondent for @TheEconomist. [email protected]
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
11,629 47.8%
108.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, 11 mos on Twitter
269,900 47.2%
109.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]
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
211,049 47.2%
110.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/
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
10,781 47.2%
111.profile imageFred Guterl

Journalist @NYTMag, former exec editor @sciam, ex @newsweek editor. Author, Fate of the Species
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
4,060 47.2%
112.profile imageben goldacre

Doctor, nerd cheerleader, Bad Science person, stats geek, procrastinator. Currently an academic at CEBM in Oxford ebmdatalab.net [email protected]
Oxford, England
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
487,175 46.5%
113.profile imageMaria Konnikova

Writer @newyorker. Author, The Confidence Game (amzn.to/2n8vs3G), Mastermind (amzn.to/2o6R9jA). Host @thegriftpodcast.Now: poker w/ @pokerstars!
New York, NY
5 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
27,093 46.5%
114.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, 5 mos on Twitter
24,186 46.5%
115.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, 6 mos on Twitter
18,941 46.5%
116.profile imagekelly oakes

Science Editor, @BuzzFeedUK | chippy tea enthusiast | send me photos of your cat: [email protected]
London via Oldham
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
6,696 46.5%
117.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, 3 mos on Twitter
4,078 46.5%
118.profile imageSiri Carpenter

Freelance writer and editor, co-founder of @open_notebook, runner, bicyclist, reader, form-filler-outer.
Madison, Wisconsin
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
2,419 46.5%
119.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, 6 mos on Twitter
37,707 45.9%
120.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, 3 mos on Twitter
27,924 45.9%
121.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
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
9,052 45.9%
122.profile imageMichelle Nijhuis

Writer @NatGeoMag, blogger @NewYorker, consigliere @HighCountryNews; author The Science Writers' Essay Handbook, amzn.to/1nHr7zC. Proud mom @GirlBilbo.
The Science Writers' Essay Handbo...
Columbia River Gorge
7 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
6,200 45.9%
123.profile imageTim De Chant

Science journalism for the public good at @NOVApbs and @PerSquareMile.
Cambridge, MA
7 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
3,286 45.9%
124.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, 8 mos on Twitter
18,370,972 45.3%
125.profile imageNate Silver

Editor-in-Chief, @FiveThirtyEight. Author, The Signal and the Noise (amzn.to/QdyFYV). Sports/politics/food geek.
New York
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
2,390,449 45.3%
126.profile imageNautilus

A magazine on science, culture, and philosophy for the intellectually curious
Science Connected
5 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
54,538 45.3%
127.profile imageLou Woodley

Community Engagement @trelliscience & Program Director @AAAS Community Engagement Fellows #CEFP2017. Lives in the UX. #OpenScience, #SciComm, squirrels!🐿
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
11,696 45.3%
128.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, 4 mos on Twitter
3,373 45.3%
129.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, 4 mos on Twitter
2,450 45.3%
130.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, 2 mos on Twitter
678,271 44.7%
131.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, 9 mos on Twitter
12,531 44.7%
132.profile imageBrandon Keim

Freelance journalist and writer | Science, nature, animals & environment | Author of The Eye of the Sandpiper a.co/7fC6QsI | Co-founder @KittyEatsBugs
The Eye of the Sandpiper
Metro DC & Maine
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
8,056 44.7%
133.profile imageUndark Magazine

Undark Magazine explores science as a frequently wondrous, sometimes contentious, and occasionally troubling byproduct of human culture.
Cambridge, MA
1 yr, 9 mos on Twitter
6,687 44.7%
134.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, 9 mos on Twitter
5,887 44.7%
135.profile imageCharles Seife

Journalist, author, NYU professor, debunker of 'alternative facts'
New York City
8 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
2,899 44.7%
136.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, 5 mos on Twitter
22,431 44.0%
137.profile imageKaryn Traphagen

Cultivating Curiosity.
Durham, NC
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
6,325 44.0%
138.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, 8 mos on Twitter
5,247 44.0%
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, 3 mos on Twitter
2,975 44.0%
140.profile imageJad Abumrad

I make Radiolab and some music too. When I tweet it's just me.
Brooklyn, NY
7 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
319,445 43.4%
141.profile imageDr. Kiki Sanford

Science ninjas unite!
Portland, OR
10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
204,580 43.4%
142.profile imageDavid Bradley

Science writer, author, photographer, songwriter, musician. Songs | Snaps | Science
Cambridge, UK
10 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
45,854 43.4%
143.profile imageNicholas St. Fleur

Science journalist for @nytimes. Interested in #archaeology, #paleontology, #citizenscience and quirky science stories. Passionate about STEM diversity.
[email protected]
4 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
6,075 43.4%
144.profile imageSusannah Locke

Special projects editor @voxdotcom, formerly @PopSci, blogger of Star Trek haikus. [email protected]
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
4,041 43.4%
145.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, 7 mos on Twitter
3,795 43.4%
146.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, 5 mos on Twitter
2,654 43.4%
147.profile imageElon Musk

Tesla, SpaceX, OpenAI & Neuralink
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
10,341,975 42.8%
148.profile imageAtul Gawande

Surgeon, Writer, Researcher, Dilettante.
6 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
210,176 42.8%
149.profile imageEric Holthaus

Meteorologist | Contributing writer @grist | Kansas native | #ActuallyAutistic | Host of @ourwarmregards | Say hi: eholthaus at grist dot org
Tucson, AZ
6 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
209,469 42.8%
150.profile imageHelen Branswell

Infectious diseases & global health reporter for STAT. @statnews, statnews.com. I block rude. #Zika, #Ebola, #polio, #flu #AMR. Neiman '11. 🇨🇦
Boston, MA
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
19,825 42.8%
151.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, 3 mos on Twitter
16,997 42.8%
152.profile imageMaia Szalavitz

Neuroscience Journalist, VICE.com, TIME.com ti.me/rWCQsZ, etc. Author, Unbroken Brain, Soros Justice Fellow
Unbroken Brain
Born for Love
Lost Boy
New York
9 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
15,471 42.8%
153.profile imageRachel Nuwer

Freelance science journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo, BBC and others. Writing a book on illegal wildlife trade.
6 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
5,158 42.8%
154.profile imageBill Nye

Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't.
New York City
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
5,244,436 42.1%
155.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, 5 mos on Twitter
41,255 42.1%
156.profile imageAlice Bell

Director of communications, @1010. Trustee, @medact. Climate change, energy, history, science, medicine, museums, bats and knitting. Views my own, obvs.
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
24,979 42.1%
157.profile imageGeoff Brumfiel

I'm an editor for @nprscience. Also into nukes. I've got my own Geiger counter and everything.
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
6,292 42.1%
158.profile imageAllie Wilkinson

Freelance science journalist. Founder of @lookslikesci. Marine biologist at heart. Member of SEJ, NASW, SCB
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
6,207 42.1%
159.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, 4 mos on Twitter
5,202 42.1%
160.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, 8 mos on Twitter
1,745 42.1%
161.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, 2 mos on Twitter
7,878,272 41.5%
162.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
9 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
3,702,500 41.5%
163.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, 6 mos on Twitter
30,326 41.5%
164.profile imageJanet D. Stemwedel

Philosopher, lapsed chemist, Forbes contributor. Previously: Scientific American, ScienceBlogs. forbes.com/sites/janetste…
San Francisco Bay Area
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
9,301 41.5%
165.profile imageMalcolm M. Campbell

Biologist, professor, @UofG VPR. Science, SciComm & HigherEd tweets. Often with whippets, running, thinking, gleaning those #SixIncredibleThingsBeforeBreakfast.
Guelph, Ontario
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
8,742 41.5%
166.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, 10 mos on Twitter
4,011 41.5%
167.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, 9 mos on Twitter
3,929 41.5%
168.profile imageNews from Science

The latest stories in science, brought to you by the @sciencemagazine news team.
Washington, D.C.
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
205,529 40.9%
169.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, 6 mos on Twitter
76,673 40.9%
170.profile imageKyle Hill

I talk about science on TV and the internet. Science editor @Nerdist. Host of Because Science. Avid indoorsman. Insta: Sci_Phile
Los Angeles
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
52,104 40.9%
171.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, 11 mos on Twitter
9,481 40.9%
172.profile imageRowan Hooper

I'm managing editor @NewScientist. PhD in evolutionary biology. Former Tokyoite & entomologist. Columnist for @japantimes. すごい!
8 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
9,474 40.9%
173.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
Spooky Action at a Distance
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New York
9 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
7,240 40.9%
174.profile imageAleszu Bajak

Science journalist teaching @Northeastern • Editor @Storybench • Founder @LatAmSci • Fellow @Ksjatmit • Alum @Undarkmag @Esquire @Scifri • Peruvian-gringo
Cambridge, MA
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
5,819 40.9%
175.profile imageNidhi Subbaraman

Science reporter @BuzzFeedNews. Email: [email protected] Secure: contact.buzzfeed.com
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
5,570 40.9%
176.profile imageScience News

Covering the latest news in all fields of science. Tweets by @wwrfd, @mdenison91 and @Kate_Travis. Publisher @society4science. See also @SNStudents.
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,510,566 40.3%
177.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, 5 mos on Twitter
120,887 40.3%
178.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, 4 mos on Twitter
36,082 40.3%
179.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, 5 mos on Twitter
15,925 40.3%
180.profile imageTara C. Smith

Professor, microbiologist/ infectious disease epidemiologist, writer, toddler & teen wrangler. Antibiotic resistance, zoonotic disease, scicomm, zombies.
Kent, Ohio
8 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
13,919 40.3%
181.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, 5 mos on Twitter
8,348 40.3%
182.profile imagełopatologia

Science editor @verge. Tip me: [email protected]
Oakland, California
6 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
8,037 40.3%
183.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, 9 mos on Twitter
7,465 40.3%
184.profile imageBrendan Borrell

Correspondent @outsidemagazine Also writing for Businessweek, Nature, National Geographic, etc.
Los Angeles, CA
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
3,088 40.3%
185.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, 10 mos on Twitter
2,487 40.3%
186.profile imageAnn Finkbeiner

Science writer whose current job is to write whatever I can get an assignment to write.
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
2,030 40.3%
187.profile imageBora Zivkovic

Pittsboro, NC
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
30,437 39.6%
188.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, 5 mos on Twitter
16,729 39.6%
189.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, 5 mos on Twitter
9,350 39.6%
190.profile imageJamie Vernon

Science advocate & champion of evidence-based decision making. Husband, Dad, Citizen, Scientist, CEO.
Raleigh, NC
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
6,726 39.6%
191.profile imageJohn Matson

words about code @datadoghq
Nevada City, CA
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
2,437 39.6%
192.profile imageJessica Morrison

phd / projects & experiments / type a / ex-reporter / boxing & yoga / southern af / @fillerwriter fangirl / more tk
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
2,434 39.6%
193.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, 5 mos on Twitter
2,221 39.6%
194.profile imageMatter

We make stuff.
New York, NY
5 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
24,980 39.0%
195.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, 11 mos on Twitter
22,261 39.0%
196.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.
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
8,605 39.0%
197.profile imageDoug Main

senior writer @Newsweek. i cover science & things wild/extraordinary & little-known. i like ampersands. douglasmain @ gmail
New York, NY
7 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
4,459 39.0%
198.profile imageDavid Corcoran

Associate director
[email protected]
7 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
2,186 39.0%
199.profile imageJamie Shreeve

Deputy Editor in Chief, National Geographic
Washington DC and Bellport NY
6 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
1,661 39.0%
200.profile imageWIRED

WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.
San Francisco/New York
10 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
9,353,196 38.4%
201.profile imageScott Hensley

Editing @NPR 🌍 health & development coverage. Ex-WSJ. Lover of Dobermans, craft beer, 🦀s and @jhumenslacrosse. (PR folks, no pitches, pls.)
Washington, D.C.
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
31,023 38.4%
202.profile imageAlex Wild

Curator of Entomology at the University of Texas at Austin.
Austin, Texas
7 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
16,487 38.4%
203.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, 3 mos on Twitter
10,675 38.4%
204.profile imageSheril Kirshenbaum

Author + Exec Dir of @SciDebate + Host of @michiganstateu's Our Table + Dir of @UTAustin Energy Poll. Blog @SciAm. Politics. Science. Energy. Food.
The Science of Kissing
Unscientific America
East Lansing, MI
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
7,825 38.4%
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.
Colorado's Front Range
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
3,753 38.4%
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, 6 mos on Twitter
2,810 38.4%
207.profile imageLongreads

The world's best stories, since 2009. Use #longreads to share your favorites. Part of the @Automattic @WordPressdotcom family.
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
240,973 37.7%
208.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.
8 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
62,369 37.7%
209.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, 9 mos on Twitter
57,278 37.7%
210.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, 3 mos on Twitter
25,668 37.7%
211.profile imageMichele Banks

Maker of science-y art. Microblognitsa. Keeper of the lolcats.
Washington, DC
7 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
7,217 37.7%
212.profile imageBrian Mossop

Account Director at Republic Publishing. @wired alum. Former neuroscientist. I love data.
San Francisco, CA
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
4,798 37.7%
213.profile imagePopular Science

Awe-inspiring science, tech, and DIY. 144 years strong. || Use #PopSciLovesNature to show us your best nature photos [email protected]
New York
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
1,199,049 37.1%
214.profile imageRadiolab 🔬

Radiolab is a show about curiosity from @WNYCStudios.
multiple universes
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
255,099 37.1%
215.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, 2 mos on Twitter
45,645 37.1%
216.profile imageJeanne Garbarino

Directs @Rockefelleruniv Science Outreach. Social justice & STEM education: access, equity, inclusion. Biochemist. Mom. Product of The Bronx. #RockEdu @RockEdu_
7 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
6,100 37.1%
217.profile imageEli Kintisch

Correspondent, Science mag. Author, Hack the Planet. RT =/= endorsement
Washington, DC
8 yrs, 4 mos on Twitter
3,479 37.1%
218.profile imageElizabeth Preston

Freelance science writer and blogger for @DiscoverMag @TheAtlantic @statnews and others. Former editor of MUSE magazine for kids. Aspiring cephalopod.
6 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
2,826 37.1%
219.profile imageRebecca Boyle 🌌

Freelance writer @TheAtlantic @newscientist @FiveThirtyEight @PopSci @aeonmag etc. Chronicler of night & its inhabitants. Martian. #eclipse2017 correspondent.
Saint Louis, MO
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
2,788 37.1%
220.profile imageapoorva mandavilli

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

8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
2,069 37.1%
221.profile imageKendra Snyder

Science publicist for @AMNH and aspiring novelist. Views expressed here are my own.
New York, NY
8 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
1,577 37.1%
222.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, 5 mos on Twitter
103,534 36.5%
223.profile imageJohn Hawks

I'm exploring for human origins. Follow along!
8 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
11,682 36.5%
224.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, 7 mos on Twitter
3,548 36.5%
225.profile imageChris Hadfield

Canadian Astronaut, back on Earth after living aboard ISS as Commander of Expedition 35. For events and media, please write to [email protected]
6 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
2,174,300 35.8%
226.profile imageEzra Klein

Founder, Vox.com. Come work with us! bit.ly/1ToAmQ8
8 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
1,839,780 35.8%
227.profile imageTa-Nehisi Coates

I bide my time.
3 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
888,057 35.8%
228.profile imageSteven Pinker

Cognitive scientist at Harvard.
Boston, MA
7 yrs, 5 mos on Twitter
323,386 35.8%
229.profile imageNicholas Thompson

"My dad is head of Wired Magazine, which means he helps make Wired Magazine and smacks it on his head" -- my son.
New York
8 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
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230.profile imageDr Adam Rutherford

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